Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Melbourne City or online via OUA
This accounting program is aimed at graduates of non-accounting disciplines who want to broaden their career prospects.
In order to meet accreditation requirements, you will need to complete the Master of Professional Accounting, which includes compulsory curriculum areas designated by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand or the Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Australia Extension).
Our program offers studies in the core areas of accounting and business and social, environmental, cultural and ethical issues that affect contemporary business environments.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
This program is available
- at the Melbourne City campus, offering up to two intakes a year
- online through Open Universities Australia (OUA), offering up to three intakes a year.
Your classes will mostly be held at the Swanston Academic Building where innovative learning spaces are interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for business students.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, quizzes and tests, blog journals and practical assignments.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account. Educational software, the Learning Hub, other online and digital resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
Find out more about student computing at RMIT.
Postgraduate programs in accounting have been developed in consultation with stakeholders including: employers, professional bodies, alumni and students, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.
Graduates may work in public accounting practice or commercial and government organisations.
Graduates are encouraged to progress to the Master of Professional Accounting or the Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Australia Extension).
Professional recognition and accreditation
Professional bodies may offer students and/or graduates membership, opportunities for entry into professional qualification programs and other career enhancing benefits.
For further information about membership and opportunities for students and graduates, please visit our accreditation and membership page.