Course

Master of Vocational Accounting

Approved Abbreviation: MVocAcc


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2742.1

Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced.  This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2009 or later.

This course is an accredited graduate conversion course which provides opportunities for applicants holding a degree in any discipline, other than an accredited accounting major, recognised as equivalent to an Australian three year undergraduate degree, to complete the pre-entry educational requirements for CPA Australia. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and the National Institute of Accountants (NIA). In addition to the 12 core curriculum pre-admission educational requirements, this course includes two units specifically designed to enhance employment skills for those completing the program. The two units are intended to provide the opportunity for students to improve research skills, and to develop logical arguments and analytical skills in a business context along with enhanced communication skills.

Study Mode
Two years full-time or four years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Derek Gleesond.gleeson@westernsydney.edu.au

Accreditation
Accredited by both CPA Australia and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and recognised by the National Institute of Accountants (NIA).

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an Australian (bachelor) undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline other than an accredited accounting major.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

UAC

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International Office

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof can be found on the Universities Admissions Centre website (UAC).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 140 credit points which consists of the core units listed below.

200396.3Introductory Accounting
200432.2Commercial Law (PG)
200692.2Research and Communicating Skills for Accounting
200400.3Company Accounting
200424.3Statistics for Accountants (PG)
200425.2Economics (PG)
200433.2Company Law (PG)
200399.2Information Systems for Accountants
200401.2Accounting Theory and Applications
200426.2Corporate Finance (PG)
200494.2Management Accounting
200397.2Revenue Law (PG)
200398.2Auditing
200693.2Accounting Professional Engagement


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