Master of Accounting (MAcct)

Program Code


Academic Year


Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The program is designed to offer knowledge and skills in accounting and related fields. It will enable students possessing undergraduate degrees in non-accounting disciplines to move into careers in accounting, financial management, auditing and business advisory services in public practice, industry or government. 

The program provides the opportunity for students to develop broad based knowledge and skills essential to accounting and deeper learning through advanced elective courses.

The Master of Accounting is an AQF Level 9 Masters Conversion qualification with a standard duration of 2 years.


Condition of Enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Accounting

There shall be a Master of Accounting.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Accounting, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 33 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 9 units including a 6 unit research project
  3. Elective courses to the value of 6 units