The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) from Southern Cross University, is designed for non-accounting business professionals seeking a career change, or for those already working in the accounting and finance industry who need a recognised accounting qualification. Graduates have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate an organisation's complex financial information to its stakeholders. Advanced standing may apply to students who have completed relevant undergraduate and postgraduate study.
Professional positions in hospitality and service management in Australia and overseas; management positions in hotels and resorts, human resources, marketing, front office, food services, food and beverage, events and conferences and general management. A compulsory six-month professional hospitality placement is a key feature of the course and counts as four core units of the degree. This may be completed in Australia or overseas. All students establish valuable industry experience, confidence and networks. Students are responsible for securing their internship placement and are given extensive assistance in interview and application procedures, access to a database of potential employers and roles and ongoing support from the dedicated Work Integrated Learning team. The average salary for a Hotel Manager is $62,322 per year in Australia.
The bachelor of accounting has been evolved to offer graduates with the capacity to become aware of, critically analyse and workout professional judgement for challenges that face all corporations in today’s surprisingly dynamic business surroundings using social, sustainable, moral, financial, regulatory and global perspectives. Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to manage their own accounting practice. They may also typically find employment in areas such as financial and business advisory services, tax, business consulting, business planning, business valuations, employee relations, estate and trust planning, forensic accounting and sustainability strategy development. The average salary in future job will be around $60,000