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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2023 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:

  • 7 Compulsory courses (84 CP)
  • 2 Capstone courses (24 CP)
  • 1 Business Research Design course (12 CP)
  • 4 Elective courses from the new course Options list (48CP)
  • 2 University Postgraduate electives (24 CP)

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

 

Please note: All courses listed may not be available each Semester, this is important to note when planning your enrolments. You must ensure that you satisfy the academic requirements of your program in order to graduate.

Masters Advanced Standing

Your eligibility for masters advanced standing was assessed as part of the admissions process in line with the RMIT Credit Policy. Masters advanced standing will have been included in your offer letter if you were assessed as eligible and will show in your offer letter as course exemptions with MX grades.

If you have received masters advanced standing as part of the admissions process, you are required to complete twelve (12) courses (144 credit points) in order to qualify for the degree. Please refer to this program map for details.

If you have not received masters advance standing as part of the admissions process, you are required to complete sixteen (16) courses (192 credit points) in order to qualify for the degree. Please refer to this program map for details.

 

If you have not received masters advanced standing but believe you might be eligible, please contact Business Connect

Capstone Courses

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program. 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

2022 Program changes - Effective Semester 2 

The following four (4) Business Enabling courses have been removed from Year One of the program structure:

  • BUSM1162 Management 1 - Managing People
  • BUSM3886 Business and Government in the Global Context 
  • ISYS1028 Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach 
  • ACCT2127Accounting for Management Decisions 

The Business Enabling courses are replaced by (4) courses from the new options list. Please refer below for the new course Options list.

Students who received exemptions for the four (4) Business Enabling courses, prior to Semester 2 2022: 

  • The courses will be recognised as part of your program, and no further action is required. You may continue your program enrolment as planned. 

Students who have successfully completed or received exemptions for up to three of the four (4) Business Enabling courses, prior to Semester 2 2022, will need to complete additional courses as detailed below:

  • Students who have completed one Business Enabling course, must complete an additional three courses (36 credit points) from the new course Options list.
  • Students who have completed two Business Enabling courses, must complete an additional two courses (24 credit points) from the new course Options list.
  • Students who have completed three Business Enabling courses, must complete one additional course (12 credit points) from the new course Options list.

Please refer to this program map for details.

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

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting, Accountability and Society 12 ACCT1106 City Campus 1704 1602
Business and Corporations Law 12 LAW2480 City Campus 1707 1604
Financial Decision Making 12 BAFI1100 City Campus 1719 1648
Contemporary Financial and Integrated Reporting 12 ACCT1110 City Campus 1706 1603
AND

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

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Strategic Management Control Systems 12 Yes ACCT2279 City Campus 1713 1619
Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis 12 ECON1314 City Campus 1682 1417
Assurance and Forensic Accounting 12 Yes ACCT1111 City Campus 1709 1606
Accounting Thought and Ethics 12 Yes ACCT2111 City Campus 1711 1609
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

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

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

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Business Research Design 12 Yes BUSM4448 City Campus 2325
2326 (EMBA)
2385
2386 (EMBA)
Taxation Law and Practice 12 Yes LAW2471 City Campus 2350 2256
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from:

University Postgrad Elective
AND

Semester Two: Select and Complete Four (4) of the following Optional Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Postgraduate Business Internship 12 BUSM4483 City Campus 1685 1434
Postgraduate Business Internship (24cp) 24 BUSM4609 City Campus 1661 1410
Business Internship 4 48 BUSM4674 City Campus 1658 1412
Accounting for Sustainable Management 12 ACCT2229 City Campus 1616
Emerging Issues in Accounting Technology 12 ACCT2329 City Campus 1732
Cryptofinance 12 BAFI3255 City Campus 1725 1660
Blockchain and Cryptofinance 12 Yes ECON1560 City Campus 1684 1421
Blockchain and the Cryptoeconomy 12 ECON1565 City Campus 1716 2252
Leadership and Management 12 BUSM1530 City Campus 1656 1408
Managing Across Cultures 12 BUSM3127 City Campus 2500
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

 

Contact Details

Business Connect via Student 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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