Master of Accounting

With the basics of accounting under your belt, this is your chance to unpack the complexities of a key business practice in more depth. You’ll have an opportunity to deepen your research, and expand your practical skillset to prepare you for a promising future in business.

The degree combines core units with a range of elective options – so you can tailor your learning to your interests and career ambitions.

What you’ll learn

As you continue to add to your business know-how, you’ll also start to explore specific areas of accounting in closer detail – including accounting information systems, financial accounting, forensic accounting, auditing and management accounting.

This degree could be for you if…

You want to become a specialist in accounting, but you’re also after some flexibility around the direction of your career.

The course is suited to accounting graduates or accountants in the early stages of their career. If you choose to undertake a research pathway, you can even pave the way to a PhD.

Beyond the classroom

Where it could lead

As a specialist in accounting, you’ll have skills that apply to a range of business areas – including auditing, taxation, management and strategic planning. You could find yourself playing detective as a forensic accountant, or working in the top tier of an international company.

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Entry requirements

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Fees are subject to change annually. View course fees information.

Loans and assistance

View loans and other assistance available to Monash students.

If a little extra support would make graduate study a lot more accessible, it’s worth exploring your options before applying. We have a range of scholarships, support grants and bursaries available for different students and scenarios.

Read a comprehensive list of graduate frequently asked questions here.

Download the graduate course guide here.

Application deadlines

  • Semester two (July 2018) intake
  • Semester one (February 2019) intake and all international candidate applications
    Apply direct to Monash.

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