Master of Professional Accounting Global Leadership Program

University of Melbourne

Course description
The Master of Professional Accounting is part of the unique Global Leadership Program offering students the opportunity to gain two professionally recognised master qualifications in two years from two high-ranking institutions: one from Swinburne University of Technology and the other from Northeastern University, Boston, US.

The program is based in Melbourne and offered through the Faculty of Business and Law with the Northeastern component taught by Northeastern academics. Students also have the option of applying to Northeastern to take part of their program on-campus in Boston (students must also apply for US student visa).

This Master of Professional Accounting (Global Leadership Program) offers students the opportunity to specialise in accounting for professional recognition. Accounting is the language of business, and skills are relevant to many areas of professional interest: marketing, economic forecasting, finance, engineering and many others. A knowledge of accounting and finance can help students understand how to use money (resources) to the best advantage. Gaining and maintaining wealth are important elements in a market economy. This program provides students with the technical, practical, analytical and creative skills to enable them to effectively deal with accounting and finance issues within planning and decision making.

Global Leadership Program is used to identify students undertaking the program, it will not appear in the award title.

At a Glance

Course level Postgraduate
CRICOS Code 067631D
Institution Name University of Melbourne
Campus Location Hawthorn
Institution Type University
Course Duration 2 Year/s
Course University University of Melbourne

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