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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Master of Professional Accountancy
MPAcc

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Master of Professional Accountancy requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have completed a Bachelor's degree achieving minimum B grade average in the highest two levels of the majoring subject, or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Master of Professional Accountancy shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits, comprising Part One and Part Two including all of the courses specified in the Schedule to the Qualification.

Specialisations

3. The Degree of Master of Professional Accountancy is awarded without specialisation.

Student Progression

4. In order to progress from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a minimum grade average of B- over the courses taken in Part One.

5. In case of sufficient merit, the Master of Professional Accountancy may be awarded with distinction or merit.

Completion Requirements

6. Any timeframes for completion as outlined in General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

7. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes. Candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Business or the Postgraduate Certificate in Business should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

8. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Master of Professional Accountancy

Part One (120 credits from)

110.701 Accounting Systems 15 credits

110.702 Financial Accounting and Reporting 15 credits

110.703 Management Accounting and Decision Making 15 credits

125.701 Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance 15 credits

125.702 Financial Management 15 credits

125.803 Corporate Finance 15 credits
P 125702 C 125702

155.771 Law of Business 15 credits

178.771 Economics 15 credits

Part Two (60 credits from)

110.804 Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting 15 credits
P 110702

110.805 Advanced Strategic Management Accounting 15 credits
P 110703

110.806 Auditing and Assurance 15 credits
P 110701 and 110702

110.807 Tax 15 credits