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

Contact details and related links


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.

 

In response to Australian and Victorian government coronavirus (COVID-19) advice, some courses may be delivered online. For this reason, students must have access to a computer and the internet to support studies at RMIT.  In Semester 2 2021, facilitated classes will be predominantly delivered face-to-face on campus. Lectures will continue to be recorded and shared through Canvas and will not be timetabled. Students can find out if a course has facilitated classes on campus, online or both by checking the Semester 2 class timetable from 15 June 2021. COVIDSafe campus protocols for students will remain in place in Semester 2 2021. For more information students can refer to the Return to campus update on the RMIT website.  
 

Online options (where possible) will continue to be offered to International students who are outside of Australia or students who cannot attend campus due to circumstances outside their control. Please refer to If you cannot attend campus for further information. 

 

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 People 12 BUSM1162 City Campus 1324 1233
Business and Government in the Global Context 12 BUSM3886 City Campus 1330 1235
Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach 12 Yes ISYS1028 City Campus 1225 1099
Accounting for Management Decisions 12 ACCT2127 City Campus 1054 1045
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 Society 12 ACCT1106 City Campus 1050 1041
Business and Corporations Law 12 LAW2480 City Campus 1369 1358
Financial Decision Making 12 BAFI1100 City Campus 1076 1069
Contemporary Financial and Integrated Reporting 12 ACCT1110 City Campus 1051 1042
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Please note that the ONL (online study mode) classes for BUSM4448 are only available for students of MC196 Master of Information Management. 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 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 1067 1062
Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis 12 ECON1314 City Campus 1358 1256
Assurance and Forensic Accounting 12 Yes ACCT1111 City Campus 1052 1043
Accounting Thought and Ethics 12 Yes ACCT2111 City Campus 1053 1044
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 Design 12 Yes BUSM4448 City Campus 1103
1379 (ONL)
1380 (EMBA)
1374
1375 (EMBA)
1376 (XXXX)
Taxation Law and Practice 12 Yes LAW2471 City Campus 1261 1147
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

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

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