Master of Accounting and Finance (MAcctFin)

Program Code


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Special Notes

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The Master of Accounting and Finance offers a combination of accounting and finance studies in order to extend knowledge of both disciplines. Successful completion will provide graduates with a professional accounting qualification.

The Master of Accounting and Finance is an AQF Level 9 Masters Conversion qualification with a standard full-time 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 and Finance

There shall be a Master of Accounting and Finance.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Accounting and Finance 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 42 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 6 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 42 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ACCTFIN 7001 Ethical Principles in Finance & Accounting 3
ACCTING 7014 Management Accounting (M) 3
ACCTING 7019 Accounting Concepts and Methods (M) 3
ACCTING 7020 Intermediate Financial Reporting (M) 3
ACCTING 7023 Advanced Financial Accounting (M) 3
ACCTING 7026 Accounting Systems and Processes (M) 3
COMMLAW 7012 Business and Corporations Law 3
CORPFIN 7005 Principles of Finance (M) 3
CORPFIN 7019 Advanced Funds Management (M) 3
CORPFIN 7020 Derivatives (M) 3
CORPFIN 7033 Quantitative Methods (M) 3
CORPFIN 7039 Equity Valuation & Analysis (M) 3
CORPFIN 7040 Fixed Income Securities (M) 3
ECON 7200 Economic Principles (M) 3