Master of Accounting

Bond University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00017B

Accounting is fundamental to all business operations and plays a critical role in ensuring financially sound business planning and decision-making. Accounting qualifications lead to careers in a wide range of business environments, and Bond’s Master of Accounting is a specialised program, designed to provide an opportunity for students with undergraduate training in other fields to gain a professional accounting qualification.This program dives into contemporary issues facing modern businesses including the impact of different international accounting policies and practices, and other factors that contribute to an effective governance and accountability framework. Equipped with highly versatile professional skills, accountants are sought after in a diverse range of organisations. 

Designed for

Non-accounting graduate students




  • ACCT71-100: Accounting Principles (10CP)ACCT71-102: Management Accounting (10CP)ACCT71-202: Financial Accounting and Company Reporting (10CP)ACCT71-203: Taxation Practice for Accountants (10CP)ACCT71-211: Accounting Information Systems (10CP)ACCT71-303: Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting (10CP)ACCT71-305: Auditing (10CP)ACCT71-306: Data Analytics for Accountants (10CP)BUSN71-200: Responsible and Sustainable Organisations (10CP)ECON71-100: Principles of Economics (10CP)FINC71-101: Fundamentals of Finance (10CP)LAWS71-100: Business Law (10CP)

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any field other than accounting


Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), CPA Australia, and Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast International: $68,110 No
  • Full-time : 1.4 years

Further information

Accounting and financial literacy skills are needed by every business in the world. It is a globally recognised profession with a broad range of roles, often leading to careers in senior management. Master of Accounting graduates are eligible for employment in professional accounting practices (public accounting or chartered accountants), corporations, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. The degree is also useful to managers who are exposed to accounting on a day-to-day basis. It is recommended that students become an affiliate of a professional body such as CPA Australia or Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ). These groups provide valuable opportunities to network with other professionals in the industry.

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