The School of Accounting, UNSW Australia Business School offers postgraduate students a range of courses in the fields of Accounting. Students may choose to do the following degrees:
Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Professional Accounting (Extension)
The Master of Professional Accounting provides an introduction to business with an accounting focus and enables students to obtain recognition by the peak professional accounting bodies in Australia: CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
The degree is designed for graduates with no or limited exposure to the study of accounting. It is ideal for those interested in achieving professional accreditation or anyone wanting to build a career in financial management.
Master of Financial Analysis
The Master of Financial Analysis is a specialist degree offering a broad range of courses in Accounting and Finance. It enables students to develop skills in strategy, risk analysis and management, valuation, and project development and management. This degree extends students' existing knowledge to further their career choices in investment analysis, funds management and most careers involving business analysis.
The degree is designed for finance and accounting professionals who want to upgrade and develop their high level analytical skills.
Master of Accounting and Business Information Technology
The Master of Accounting and Business Information Technology is a specialist Masters degree that exposes students to a range of key business concerns that are interrelated. These include enterprise systems, business intelligence, decision support, strategic management accounting, e-business, corporate governance, risk management, audit and assurance, information systems security, and forensic investigation.
It is designed for graduates, early and midcareer, professionals with a background in accounting or information systems/information technology wanting to extend their understanding of methods and tools for leveraging accounting and information systems to enhance business value and competitiveness.
Master of Commerce/Master of Commerce (Extension)
The Master of Commerce has a long and distinguished history of providing high quality, relevant education to graduates who are looking to further develop and broaden their skills and knowledge in business. Underpinning this reputation for excellence is a philosophy of continuous quality improvement.