Bachelor of Accounting/Master of Financial Analysis
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.
Within this course you have the option either of choosing to take, as electives, all six subjects required for the CPA professional exam program, or finance electives which will prepare you to sit the CFA Program exams.
This course provides a pathway to either professional accreditation in accounting and finance and entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the accounting, corporate, financial and investment sectors.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
Specialisations, majors and minors
You may also choose to complete a minor within the Bachelor of Accounting degree. The minor may be chosen from any on offer in the university, subject to their being no more than eight subjects for a major and four subjects for a minor, and subject to having completed any prerequisite subjects required.
The four-subject minors available within the Business School are listed below:
- Corporate finance
- Environmental management
- Forensic accounting
- Human resources management
- International commerce
- International management
- Sport management
- Event management
- Tourism and hospitality
For more information on business majors and minors and the subjects on offer see majors or minors.
PrerequisitesVCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL. Applicants with comparable qualifications will be considered.
Advanced standing - credit for prior study
Advanced Standing is the recognition of previous study or learning that can be counted towards a qualification. This can reduce the number of subjects required to complete your course. The amount of credit received depends on the level and relevance of your previous tertiary study and the number of subjects completed.
Visit our Advanced standing information to see if advanced standing is available for this course.
If you wish to delay your studies until a later time, it may be possible for you to defer. Find out if you can defer.
Fees and scholarships
Learn more about the fees for graduate research.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
See Student Handbook for more details
The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses.