Master of Accounting

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The Master of Accounting requires 2 years of full-time study (or the equivalent part-time). The course is offered by the College of Business, Government and Law.


Students complete twelve core (compulsory) topics and complete four option topics chosen from a range of available option topics. These topics aim to provide students with the appropriate knowledge, skills and attributes for a successful career as an accounting professional and to cultivate research practices for independent, industry and discipline related research in a business context. Students also have the opportunity to complete work placements, industry projects and international study tours as option topics.


  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Information Systems and Accounting Processes
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economics for Business
  • Financial Accounting Issues
  • Principles of Commercial Law
  • Principles of Taxation Law.

Standard entry requirements

Applicants must have completed a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline (other than an accounting degree accredited in Australia) from an approved tertiary institution.Applicants who have completed one of the following at an approved institution may be eligible to follow a 54 unit study program and complete the degree in 1.5 years full time or equivalent part time:A bachelor degree in business (other than an accounting degree accredited in Australia)A bachelor degree which includes a major in business, commerce, marketing or managementA graduate certificate in a business disciplineHowever, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bedford Park International: $75,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years

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