Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery
Offered in Face to Face mode
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Program duration is 2.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business is designed for students with a degree in a field other than Accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting and business concepts and procedures. The program encompasses study in finance, general management, taxation law and auditing, marketing, human resources management, International business, E-business and entrepreneurship.
Account Executive, Accountant, Actuary, Administrator, Banker, Banking and Finance Professional, Business Analyst, Certified Practicing Accountant, Construction Manager, Contract Administrator, Corporate Secretary, Facilities Manager, Financial Advisor / Analyst, Financial Project Manager, Investment Manager, Property Development and Property Management. For further career information see: http://newcastle.edu.au//students/degrees-to-careers/
Applicants must have a recognised Bachelor degree or Postgraduate Diploma or a recognised Graduate Certificate; or a recognised Diploma and 2 years work experience; or a GMAT score of 550; or successfully completed 20 units of postgraduate University studies with a GPA of 5 or more and two years work experience; or successfully completed 30 units of postgraduate University studies with a GPA of 4 or more and two years work experience.
International students must also satisfy the University's English Language requirements.
Credit may be granted by the Pro Vice-Chancellor on a case-by-case basis according to the Rules Governing Postgraduate Coursework Awards.
International students will be supported by the University and the Newcastle Business School's current support mechanisms. There will be a requirement for a minimum 6.5 IELTS result or equivalent.
Please visit: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/international/student-support/ to find out more about the support services available to international students.
Students with a disability or chronic illness will have their needs met by the NBS in liaison with the Student Support Unit. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Higher Education Centre, Umuliko.
The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business requires students to complete 180 units of study. This is gained through completion of eighteen core courses worth 10 units each.
Grading of Degree
A Master degree shall be conferred as an Ordinary Degree, except that, in cases where a candidate has achieved a Grade Point Average of 6.0 or above, the degree shall be conferred "With Distinction".
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