Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business Law

Monash University

In this double degree, students will develop their knowledge and expertise in accounting and develop the skills to address the wide range of legal issues that arise in contemporary business. Students have the opportunity to focus on specific fields of accounting practice, including accounting information systems, financial accounting, forensic accounting, auditing and management accounting, alongside study of the legal environment and its impact on business practice in corporate governance, financial regulation, Asian and international business, human resources and workplace relations, marketing and taxation. The course is designed for non-law and non-accounting graduates and for those who need specialist legal knowledge in their roles, such as those in regulatory, compliance or risk-management positions, who want to combine this knowledge with an advanced accounting qualification. The course is taught by a team of qualified academic staff, inclusive of guest lectures and workshops from industry experts and leading practitioners, to ensure student knowledge is reflective of current practice.

Course Fee:

Australian: $73,000
International: $110,000

Entry Requirements:

Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60, or an equivalent GPA as determined by the Faculty. Applicants who have completed relevant discipline units in an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) may be eligible for credit for advanced preparatory units on the basis of recognised prior learning (RPL). Applicants must also meet the English language requirements and will be ranked and selected based on their entire academic record.


The double degree comprises 120 points structured into two parts: Part A Advanced preparatory studies (24 points), and Part B Mastery knowledge (96 points)

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Business law

Further information:

Students may exit this course early and apply to graduate with one of the following awards, provided they have satisfied the requirements for that award during their enrolment in this master's course: Graduate Certificate in Business after successful completion of 24 credit points of study with a minimum of 18 credit points at level 4 or above; Graduate Diploma in Business after successful completion of 48 credit points of study with a minimum of 36 credit points at level 4 or above; Master of Professional Accounting after successful completion of 96 credit points of study including all of the requirements for Part A, Part B and Part C for the single degree; Master of Business Law after successful completion of 96 credit points of study including all of the requirements for Part A, Part B and Part C for the single degree.


CPA Australia; Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA); Institute of Public Accountants

Who for:

Non-accounting graduates wanting to broaden their practical and theoretical knowledge and skills in accounting and business law

Accepts International Students:


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Accountant, Judge,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Caulfield No info Yes Part time 5 years
Caulfield No info Yes Full time 2.5 years

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