Open doors with a degree in accounting and financial management.
La Trobe's Master of Accounting and Financial Management develops your ability to apply accounting and finance concepts to a range of business environments. You'll gain qualifications in both accounting and financial management and broaden your employment opportunities. It's an ideal course if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting and financial management major and want to gain entry into professional accounting associations.
Management and corporate accounting
Understand management accounting practices in organisations and how they comply with Financial Reporting Standards.
Understand the nature and purpose of auditing.
Investigate the responsibilities of auditors in reporting quality information to stakeholders.
Gain a thorough knowledge of a firm's short and long-term investment decisions.
Financial accounting information systems
Examine computerized accounting processes in the context of expenditure, revenue and production cycles.
Business and finance statistics
Develop quantitative skills to analyse problems in accounting, business and finance.
Explore some of the core principles of contract law, consumer protection and negligence.
Learn a variety of economic concepts and how they're applied in real-world business and policy-making.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
Skilled accounting and financial management professionals can find employment in a variety of roles that include:
Analyse and prepare the accounting records and financial statements of businesses to ensure consistency with reporting standards.
Gather financial and non-financial data to assist with organisational decision-making and performance management.
Perform audits and provide an opinion on the accuracy of the company's financial statements.
Provide management with financial advice and prepare business and budget plans.
Prepare plans for improving clients' personal and business finances.
Financial plans can include cash flow management, retirement planning, and investment planning and financial risk management.
The Master of Accounting and Financial Management is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Students are required to complete specific subjects in order to graduate with the CAANZ accredited qualification, please refer to the Handbook for further details. Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Graduates of the Master of Accounting and Financial Management may also apply for membership with Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
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Online application/Printed application, by post
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Full time; Part-time and Online
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La Trobe College International Admissions
International students must fulfil additional requirements before submitting an application to the La Trobe College. Some of them are as follows:
Application Submission Requirements:
International students must submit the ones listed below:
Proof of English Language Proficiency.
A copy of the bachelor’s degree certificate.
Letters of recommendation.
Official Transcripts of secondary school or university/ marks card.
Financial support documentation or sponsor’s affidavit of financial support.
Copy of official passport.
Completed application for admission
La Trobe College English Language Requirements
Students must have proof of their English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, to be eligible for admission at the La Trobe College.
Minimum Score Required
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Visa Process for International Students
Students who are accepted into their course are required to apply to the Department of Home Affairs for a student visa.
Applicants are required to provide the following documents to receive the student visa as a part of the visa process:
Copy of the offer of enrolment paper.
Copy of the confirmation of enrolment (CoE) paper.
Evidence of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) payment.
Passport and passport photographs.
Evidence of English Language proficiency.
Evidence of qualifications.
Complete an online application with an application fee.
Applicants are then required to attend the nearest visa application centre.
Post the documents to the Australian embassy once the confirmation is given.