MC194 - Master of Professional Accounting

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RMIT program code: MC194
Plan name: Master of Professional Accounting
Plan code: MC194P15
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 077509A

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2021 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following: All courses listed may not be available each semester.

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

The Master of Professional Accounting degree requires the completion of 192 credit points (CP) comprising of the following:

  • 4 Business Enabling courses (48 CP) 
  • 7 Compulsory courses (84 CP)
  • 2 Capstone courses (24 CP)
  • 1 Business Research Design course (12 CP)
  • 2 University Postgraduate electives (24 CP)

Information about University Postgraduate elective courses is available on the University Electives web page.

 

Note: All courses listed may not be available each Semester, this is important to note when planning your enrolments.

 

Please note: In response to COVID-19, we have updated our teaching and courses to online enabled delivery at all Australian campuses. Our courses are available online now and will resume face to face when campus reopens without compromising the quality of our education and student outcomes. It will allow students to study online by participating in lectures and tutorials via Canvas to ensure continued learning throughout this period. Where necessary, course assessments have been adjusted to suit this learning format. Students will be supported to make the transition back to campus as soon as feasible (in line with government advice and University COVID-SAFE plans) or where required continue to study remotely.

 

Students wishing to transfer to Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Extension) MC260

If you wish to transfer to the Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Extension) MC260, please transfer prior to completing your electives.

 

 

Capstone Courses

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should be taken in your final year/semester of study. Applications for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning will not be accepted for Capstone courses.

 

The capstone courses for this program are:

 

Course Requisites

The course ACCT1111 Assurance and Forensic Accounting has a required prior study pre-requisite.

 

The following course must be completed prior to enrolling into ACCT1111 Assurance and Forensic Accounting:

 

For more information about course requisites, please visit the Course Requisites webpage.

 

Accreditation Information

For information regarding external accreditation and industry links related to this program, please click here.

 

A list of the required courses you must complete in order to benefit from accreditation for the Professional Body related to your program, can be located here.

 

Global Intensives, Student Exchange, and Cross-campus Study

As part of your elective choices, you may want to consider enriching your student experience by undertaking global study and work (offered by the College of Business and Law) as part of your RMIT program. Please visit the Global Study and Work webpage for more information. International study and work opportunities at RMIT include:

 

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Year One of Program

Semester One: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Management 1 - Managing People12BUSM1162City Campus13241233
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus13301235
Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach12YesISYS1028City Campus12251099
Accounting for Management Decisions12ACCT2127City Campus10541045
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting, Accountability and Society12ACCT1106City Campus10501041
Business and Corporations Law12LAW2480City Campus13691358
Financial Decision Making12BAFI1100City Campus10761069
Contemporary Financial and Integrated Reporting12ACCT1110City Campus10511042
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Please note: classes with ONL (online study mode) for BUSM4448 are only available to students of MC196 Master of Information Management.

Please note: that the MBA (study mode classes) of BUSM4448 are only available for students of MC199 Master of Business Administration and MC162 Executive Master of Business Administration.

Semester One: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Strategic Management Control Systems12ACCT2279City Campus10671062
Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis12ECON1314City Campus13581256
Assurance and Forensic Accounting12YesACCT1111City Campus10521043
Accounting Thought and Ethics12YesACCT2111City Campus10531044
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Business Research Design12YesBUSM4448City Campus1103
1379 (ONL)
1380 (EMBA)
1374
1375 (EMBA)
1376 (ONL)
Taxation Law and Practice12YesLAW2471City Campus12611147
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from:

University Postgrad Elective
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

 

Contact Details

Business Connect via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Connect, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points.

 

Overloading

You will only be permitted to overload by a maximum of 12 credit points in the final semester of your program, upon approval from the College.

 

Credit and Pathways

If you have previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit or recognition of prior learning towards your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

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