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Master of Professional Accounting - Master of Business Administration

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Course overview

The Master of Professional Accounting – Master of Business Administration allows graduates to distinguish themselves to future employers with a joint degree and delivers comprehensive training in accounting and finance while exposing students to key management areas including human relations,  marketing, business law, taxation, economics and business information systems.

Campus
Singapore
Start dates
March, November
Duration
16 months full time
Study mode
On campus

Subjects

Course Structure

3 trimesters per year (normally 4 subjects per trimester)

Study Program

Students need to complete 16 subjects including electives as per study plan.

Core Subjects

  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Business Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Law of Business Organisations
  • Accounting for Corporations
  • Advanced Issues in Accounting
  • Data Analysis and Decision Modelling
  • The Changing Business Environment
  • Economics for a Sustainable World
  • Managing Strategic Resources and Operations
  • Leading and Managing Organisational Change
  • Practical or Research Project
  • PLUS one elective subject

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of study equivalent to an Australian undergraduate bachelor award.

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0)/ TOEFL iBT 90 (with minimum writing score of 21); or
  • Satisfactory completion of James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP) Level 4.
  • Students who have successfully completed 2 years of full-time study in English medium may satisfy the English language requirement.

Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing from 4 of the Foundation subjects can be considered for:

  • Applicants with a minimum 4 years full-time equivalent professional work experience in management, leadership or supervisory level in a business environment.

Advanced standing can also be considered for:

  • Applicants with a four-year relevant undergraduate program
  • Previous tertiary study where appropriate

Additional Requirements

  • For MBA applicants with and undergraduate degree from non-cognate discipline, the online Academic Skills for Business foundation course has to be taken prior to admission or on the first trimester of the MBA program.
  • This online foundation course is free of charge

Attendance Requirements

International students holding a valid Student's Pass are required to attend at least 90% of scheduled classes per month. Failure to attend classes is a breach of the student visa conditions. Being absent from classes for a continuous period of seven days or more, or attendance falling below 90% without valid reasons will result in the student needing to surrender their Student's Pass for cancellation.

Domestic students must attend at least 75% of the scheduled lecture and tutorial activities to be eligible for assessment.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion graduates will have attained the skills necessary to operate as professional accountants and to prepare for senior management positions.

Tuition Fees

Domestic* International
S$46,224 S$47,936

*Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding those holding a Student Pass)

Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST)

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Note: International students in Singapore on a Student Pass are not permitted to work. For more information please visit http://www.ica.gov.sg.

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Disclaimer
Although James Cook University endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details with the appropriate school before making an application.