MC260 - Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Australia Extension)

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RMIT program code: MC260
Plan name: Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Australia Extension)
Plan code: MC260
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 088092G

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

The Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Australia Extension) consists of 16 courses of which 10 are RMIT courses and 6 are CPA courses. 

RMIT Courses:

  • ACCT1106 Accounting, Accountability and Society
  • LAW2480 Business and Corporations Law
  • BAFI1100 Financial Decision Making
  • ACCT1110 Contemporary Financial and Integrated Reporting
  • ACCT2279 Strategic Management Control Systems
  • ECON1314 Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis
  • LAW2471 Taxation Law and Practice
  • ACCT1111 Assurance and Forensic Accounting
  • ACCT2111 Accounting Thought and Ethics
  • BUSM4448 Business Research Design

CPA Courses:

  • ACCT2271 CPA Financial Reporting and Disclosure
  • ACCT2277 CPA Strategic Management Accounting
  • ACCT2275 CPA Global Strategy and Leadership*
  • ACCT2267 CPA Contemporary Business Issues
  • ACCT2273 CPA Financial Risk Management
  • ACCT2269 CPA Ethics and Governance

* This course can only be taken in your final semester

Please note

As per CPA Australia new requirements, students are now required to have completed LAW2471 Taxation Law and Practice in Semester 3 of the program or prior to undertaking ACCT2273 CPA Financial Risk Management. CPA courses will commence earlier than other RMIT courses. Students who enrolled in the CPA courses will be informed on the starting dates.

 

CPA Enrolment Information

Visit the CPA Australia website for information on important dates and fees.

Note: 

  • You need to enrol simulatenously in both RMIT courses and CPA Australia subjects.
  • CPA fees are are not included in your RMIT fees and are payable directly to CPA Australia.
  • CPA enrolment and payment dates do NOT align with the RMIT calendar.
  • You are NOT able to enrol into more than 3 CPA subjects per semester.

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Year One of Program

Please ensure you follow your program squencing.

RMIT Courses - Year One:

  • ACCT1106 Accounting, Accountability and Society
  • LAW2480 Business and Corporations Law
  • BAFI1100 Financial Decision Making
  • ACCT1110 Contemporary Financial and Integrated Reporting
  • ACCT2279 Strategic Management Control Systems
  • ECON1314 Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis
  • ACCT1111 Assurance and Forensic Accounting

CPA Subjects - Year One:

  • ACCT2269 CPA Ethics and Governance

CPA Enrolment Information:

Visit the CPA Australia website for information on important dates and fees.

Note: 

  • You need to enrol simulatenously in both RMIT courses and CPA Australia subjects.
  • CPA fees are are not included in your RMIT fees and are payable directly to CPA Australia.
  • CPA enrolment and payment dates do NOT align with the RMIT calendar.
  • You are NOT able to enrol into more than 3 CPA subjects per semester.

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 Society12ACCT1106City Campus21932274
Business and Corporations Law12LAW2480City Campus12201210
Financial Decision Making12BAFI1100City Campus20602037
Contemporary Financial and Integrated Reporting12ACCT1110City Campus21972275
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 Systems12ACCT2279City Campus23112290
Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis12ECON1314City Campus20952072
Assurance and Forensic Accounting12YesACCT1111City Campus22012276
CPA Ethics and Governance12YesACCT2269City Campus23042285
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Please ensure you follow your program squencing.

RMIT Courses - Year Two:

  • ACCT2111 Accounting Thought and Ethics
  • BUSM4448 Business Research Design
  • LAW2471 Taxation Law and Practice

Please note

As per CPA Australia new requirements, students are now required to have completed LAW2471 Taxation Law and Practice in Semester 3 of the program or prior to undertaking ACCT2273 CPA Financial Risk Management. CPA courses will commence earlier than other RMIT courses. Students who enrolled in the CPA courses will be informed on the starting dates.

 

CPA Enrolment Information

Visit the CPA Australia website for information on important dates and fees.

Note: 

  • You need to enrol simulatenously in both RMIT courses and CPA Australia subjects.
  • CPA fees are are not included in your RMIT fees and are payable directly to CPA Australia.
  • CPA enrolment and payment dates do NOT align with the RMIT calendar.
  • You are NOT able to enrol into more than 3 CPA subjects per semester.

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

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting Thought and Ethics12YesACCT2111City Campus22092283
Business Research Design12YesBUSM4448City Campus2030
2334 (ONL)
2003
2301 (ONL)
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

CPA Financial Reporting12YesACCT2271City Campus23062286
CPA Strategic Management Accounting12YesACCT2277City Campus23092289
CPA Global Strategy and Leadership12YesACCT2275City Campus34142288
CPA Contemporary Business Issues12YesACCT2267City Campus34122284
CPA Financial Risk Management12YesACCT2273City Campus34132287
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Taxation Law and Practice12YesLAW2471City Campus23332300
AND

Select and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

CPA Financial Reporting12YesACCT2271City Campus23062286
CPA Strategic Management Accounting12YesACCT2277City Campus23092289
CPA Global Strategy and Leadership12YesACCT2275City Campus34142288
CPA Contemporary Business Issues12YesACCT2267City Campus34122284
CPA Financial Risk Management12YesACCT2273City Campus34132287
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Contact Details

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

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. You will only be permitted to exceed the standard approved program enrolment load if it is your final semester.

 

Credit

If you have previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit toward 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

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*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.

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