Become a qualified accountant
Take the next step in your business career by becoming a qualified accountant. Professionally accredited by CPA Australia and taught by practicing accountants, the Master of Professional Accounting from Swinburne gives you the skills you need to work in broad range of financial roles, from tax consultant to CFO. You'll learn to evaluate, analyse and communicate the financial position of an organisation, and make critical business decisions as part of a strategic team.
Analyse the financial activities and maintain the growth targets of a business.
Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for clients.
Manage the production of statutory accounts, balance sheet reconciliation and budget control.
Provide financial, compliance and strategic support to a business.
Learning at Swinburne Online
Designed by accountants, for accountants
The Master of Professional Accounting is an internationally recognised qualification from a university ranked among the top 3% in the world. Taught by industry professionals, the course has been designed specifically to meet the requirements of Australia’s professional accounting bodies. You will graduate with an industry standard qualification, which will open doors to business opportunities both in Australia and overseas.
A community of professionals
At Swinburne Online, you will form part of an online community of switched-on business students. You’ll learn from practicing accounting professionals, gain insights into areas of business you may not be familiar with, and form a valuable industry network. The connections you make could lead to your next career, or business venture.
A unique learning experience
You shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to study, so we have created a degree that can fit around it. Working to your own schedule, you’ll learn from industry professionals in a purpose-built online environment. Here you will work on real accounts, and develop practical skills and techniques you can apply in a range of industries.
What you will learn
Analyse business activities with a thorough understanding of the accounting cycle and its systems
Evaluate business performance in a range of diverse environments
Analyse real financial data to make important investment decisions and find solutions
Implement rules and define strategies in a corporate accounting environment
Make important decisions that contribute to the planning and management of a company
Apply taxation concepts to real business situations
Support and assistance
- ACC60005 Accounting Principles
- ACC60006 Accounting Information Systems
- ACC80003 Company Auditing
- ACC80005 Financial Accounting Theory
- ACC80006 Financial Reporting
- ACC80008 Managerial Accounting
- ACC80011 Strategic Cost Management
- ACC80012 Taxation Principles and Planning
- ECO80001 Economics
- FIN60003 Business Modelling and Analysis
- FIN80005 Corporate Financial Management
- LAW60003 Corporations and Contract Law
Have completed an undergraduate business qualification (non-accounting major)