Accounting

Why study Accounting?

Accounting has been called the language of business and its graduates play a key role in organisational management and strategy. Develop professional accounting skills, or extend your knowledge to an advanced level if you are an accounting graduate. La Trobe designs its courses with your future career in mind and partners with a range of professional organisations for accreditation and registration. Refer to the detail for each course below to see what professional registration and membership options exist. The Professional Year Program can be completed overseas.

As a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for our 10% Alumni Advantage when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program.

Accounting at La Trobe was rated as world standard in the excellence in research for Australia "ERA" rankings released in January 2011 and was ranked one of the top three accounting groups amongst Victorian universities. This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and  our teaching.

We seek to ensure that our programs are characterised by business, industry, professional, and social relevance and is committed to embedding sustainability and environmental issues into our core accounting curriculum. We have strong links with professional bodies and the business community. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

Career opportunities

Accounting and business skills are highly sought after by employers. A postgraduate qualification can help you advance your career in the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. Specialise in auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, strategic management and management consulting. Many company directors and managers have graduated with accounting qualifications.

Visit our Career Development Centre website and start planning your career.

Courses

Local students

2016 - apply now

Master of Accounting and Financial Management

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance.

La Trobe is one of the top three business and economics research universities in Victoria. We are partnered with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. We are also a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Senior business people regularly present guest lectures, giving you real-world context and opportunities to network with people in your field.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics and France's BEM Management School.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. The program is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.The Master of Accounting and Financial Management is accredited by CPA Australia.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
$24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October). Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record, employment experience.
How to apply
Apply now for the Summer (October) intake.

The summer intake is available to students from a non-cognate background who will commence the 4 foundation subjects at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Accounting and Financial Management (Master)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting

Duration :
3 years full time or equivalent part-time. 2.5 years if you've completed study in a related discipline.
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This course leads to internationally-recognised professional accreditations in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.

We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

The curriculum is jointly based on the finance industry endorsed CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) and the professional accrediting bodies for accountants. It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.

La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by CPA Australia.

The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Institute Program Partner. The CFA Institute offers the most widely recognised professional credentials in finance globally and CFA Program Partners are high profile universities of global stature that embed a significant percentage of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) (CBOK-TM), including the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, into an approved program.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
$24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record, and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now for the Summer (October) intake.

The summer intake is available to students from a non-cognate background who will commence the 4 foundation subjects at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis/Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

Master of Professional Accounting

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School.

You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas.
Professional recognition
We are partnered with CPA, CAANZ and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. La Trobe Business School is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education.

Successful completion of the degree will satisfy the academic requirements for membership of professional bodies like CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
$24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now for the Summer (October) intake.

The summer intake is available to students from a non-cognate background who will commence the 4 foundation subjects at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

2017

Master of Accounting and Financial Management

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance.

La Trobe is one of the top three business and economics research universities in Victoria. We are partnered with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. We are also a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Senior business people regularly present guest lectures, giving you real-world context and opportunities to network with people in your field.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics and France's BEM Management School.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. The program is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.The Master of Accounting and Financial Management is accredited by CPA Australia.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Fee amount
$26,500 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October). Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record, employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 1, 2017.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
0Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting

Duration :
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time. 2.5 years if you've completed study in a related discipline.
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This course leads to internationally-recognised professional accreditations in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.

We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

The curriculum is jointly based on the finance industry endorsed CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) and the professional accrediting bodies for accountants. It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.

La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Institute Program Partner. The CFA Institute offers the most widely recognised professional credentials in finance globally and CFA Program Partners are high profile universities of global stature that embed a significant percentage of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) (CBOK-TM), including the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, into an approved program.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.

NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Fee amount
$27,000 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record, and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 1, 2017.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
1Melbourne

Master of Professional Accounting

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School.

You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas.
Professional recognition
We are partnered with CPA, CAANZ and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. La Trobe Business School is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education.

Successful completion of the degree will satisfy the academic requirements for membership of professional bodies like CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Fee amount
$26,500 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 1, 2017.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
2Melbourne

Master of Professional Accounting (Business Analytics)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (February and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The Master of Professional Accounting (Business Analytics) builds on the Master of Professional Accounting, which is designed to give you a thorough understanding of accounting concepts as they are applied to diverse business environments. The Business Analytics specialisation will equip you with the skills and knowledge to undertake business analytics using industry standards tools. It is an ideal course for those wanting to seek employment within the accounting profession with an intimate knowledge of data analytical tools.
Professional recognition
Students will take six professional accreditation subjects for CPA Australia credited towards the MPA portion of this combined course.
Prerequisite
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.
Additional information
Students are required to complete subjects from accounting, economics, finance, law, and management and marketing disciplines. The specialisation subjects are from the business analytics discipline.
How to apply

Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram - call us on 1300 135 045.

Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Australia Extension)

Duration :
2.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (February and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Australia Extension) builds on the Master of Professional Accounting, which is designed to give you a thorough understanding of accounting concepts as they are applied to diverse business environments. The CPA Australia Extension gives you the face-to-face tuition you require to satisfactorily complete the CPA professional exams required for professional accreditation, while studying towards a master level qualification. It is an ideal course for those wanting to seek employment within the accounting profession, having already completed their professional exams.
Professional recognition
Students will take six professional accreditation subjects for CPA Australia credited towards the MFA portion of this combined course.
Prerequisite
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.
Year 12 and non-year 12 extra requirements
Students must enrol in the university course and register with CPA Australia for CPA subjects.

Students are required to achieve a WAM of 60% in the 8 of the 10 core MPA subjects, in order to be able to enrol in the CPA Professional subjects. Students enrolled in the course who fail to achieve the 60% WAM, will be able to transfer into the generic MPA degree.
Additional information
All students enrolling in the CPA Professional subjects will be required to enrol concurrently with CPA in order to sit the CPA final exams, at their cost. The final exam for the CPA professional subjects is the official CPA professional accreditation exam set and graded by CPA Australia. Students failing to pass this exam on the first attempt will be offered a second attempt, at their cost, in lieu of a supplementary exam.
How to apply

Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram - call us on 1300 135 045.

Master of Professional Accounting (Information Systems Management)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (February and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The Master of Professional Accounting (Information Systems Management) builds on the Master of Professional Accounting, which is designed to give you a thorough understanding of accounting concepts as they are applied to diverse business environments. The Information Systems Management specialisation will equip you with the skills and knowledge to give you a greater understanding of the technologies and knowledge required for a successful career in business IT. It is an ideal course for those wanting to seek employment within the accounting profession with an intimate knowledge of data analytical tools.
Professional recognition
Students will take six professional accreditation subjects for CPA Australia credited towards the MPA portion of this combined course.

Students seeking entry into CAANZ are required to take ACC5AAS and ACC5TAX and may take the latter as a single subject.
Prerequisite
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.
How to apply

Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram - call us on 1300 135 045.

How to apply?

Methods of application vary from course to course. Please see the course entry above for details of how to apply for the course you are interested in.

Fees and scholarships

Some postgraduate courses are fee-paying which means that you pay the full cost of the course (FEE-HELP is available). Others offer Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) – where the Commonwealth Government subsidises the cost of your course and you pay a contribution (HECS-HELP is available).

Students enrolled for certain postgraduate coursework programs may be eligible for student income support.

You may be eligible for a Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship, which offers a 20% reduction on postgraduate course fees.

International students

2016 - apply now

Master of Accounting and Financial Management (052343B)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance.

La Trobe is one of the top three business and economics research universities in Victoria. We are partnered with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. We are also a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Senior business people regularly present guest lectures, giving you real-world context and opportunities to network with people in your field.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics and France's BEM Management School.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October). If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Accounting and Financial Management (Master)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting (073459E)

Duration :
3 years or 2.5 years if you've completed study in a related discipline.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This course leads to internationally-recognised professional accreditations in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.

We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

The curriculum is jointly based on the finance industry endorsed CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) and the professional accrediting bodies for accountants. It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.

La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October). If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. The Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis/Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

Master of Professional Accounting (079547A)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School.

You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October). If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your academic record and employment experience.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

2017

Master of Accounting and Financial Management (052343B)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
See additional information
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
31 000
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance.

La Trobe is one of the top three business and economics research universities in Victoria. We are partnered with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. We are also a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Senior business people regularly present guest lectures, giving you real-world context and opportunities to network with people in your field.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics and France's BEM Management School.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).

If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Accounting and Financial Management (Master)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting (073459E)

Duration :
3 years or 2.5 years if you've completed study in a related discipline.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
31 500
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This course leads to internationally-recognised professional accreditations in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.

We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

The curriculum is jointly based on the finance industry endorsed CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) and the professional accrediting bodies for accountants. It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.

La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. The Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Financial Analysis/Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

Master of Professional Accounting (079547A)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
31 500
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School.

You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your academic record and employment experience.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

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Accounting placements

Our Masters programs include entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. You can undertake this year overseas.

Overseas study opportunities

Gain valuable overseas experience by taking part in a short-term overseas study program with one of our 100 partner universities in over 30 countries. Or spend 6–12 months in a student exchange program in destinations like Canada, the US, South America, Europe or the UK. Our exchange partners include the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, Berlin School of Economics or the BEM Management School in France. See student exchange.

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You'll get to meet a large number of academics during your course, from tutors through to lecturers. You can view all the staff from the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce or focus on staff in Accounting.

Student and graduate profiles

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Studying Accounting at La Trobe University has been a really rewarding experience.

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