This masters degree has been custom designed with inputs by the faculty and professionals in the field. This combination of academic and professional knowledge has resulted in a contemporary course relevant to today's international business environment. By combining the core professional accounting subjects with a strong foundation in general business, the course seeks to ensure students graduate with the broad range of skills and competencies required for a successful career in accounting and business.
The Bachelor of Professional Accounting degree is designed to provide a rigorous accounting education with a careful blend of theory and requirements of professional practice. The degree provides comprehensive training in accounting and business for those wishing to enter the accounting profession. The specialist training in the core professional areas of accounting, finance and law is integrated with an understanding of the broad commercial context relevant to the management and conduct of business. Traditional accounting and finance studies are thus complemented by developing students' competencies in business oriented knowledge and perspectives.
The course structure consists of 18 core subjects - 14 core professional subjects in the areas of information systems and ICT, 4 core business subjects and 6 elective subjects.