The Master of Professional Accounting is part of the unique Global Leadership Program
offering students the opportunity to gain two professionally recognised master qualifications in two years from two high-ranking institutions: one from Swinburne University of Technology and the other from Northeastern University, Boston, US.
The program is based in Melbourne and offered through the Faculty of Business and Law with the Northeastern component taught by Northeastern academics. Students also have the option of applying to Northeastern to take part of their program on-campus in Boston (students must also apply for US student visa).
This Master of Professional Accounting (Global Leadership Program) offers students the opportunity to specialise in accounting for professional recognition. Accounting is the language of business, and skills are relevant to many areas of professional interest: marketing, economic forecasting, finance, engineering and many others. A knowledge of accounting and finance can help students understand how to use money (resources) to the best advantage. Gaining and maintaining wealth are important elements in a market economy. This program provides students with the technical, practical, analytical and creative skills to enable them to effectively deal with accounting and finance issues within planning and decision making.
Global Leadership Program is used to identify students undertaking the program, it will not appear in the award title.
The structure of this program enables students to complete a two-year program of study and gain two master degrees on graduation.
Students complete ten units of study from the Swinburne's Master of Professional Accounting program and eight units of study from the Northeastern Master of Science in Leadership.
Upon successful completion of all 18 of units of study (225 credit points), subject to prerequisite requirements, students will be awarded:
- Master of Professional Accounting from Swinburne University of Technology (SUT), and a
- Master of Science in Leadership from Northeastern University (NU)
To be eligible for the award of both the Swinburne and Northeastern degrees, students will need to meet the academic requirements outlined by both institutions. Find out more about academic and graduation requirements for the Global Leadership Program