James Cook University JCU

Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business Administration

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

The Master of Professional Accounting combined with the Master of Business Administration provides graduates with two high-level awards in reduced time. This joint course is designed to provide graduates with skills to operate as professional accountants and to prepare them for senior management positions. It provides training in key areas of accounting and finance as well as exposing students to key management areas as human relations and marketing. Students also study business law, taxation, economics and business information systems.

Designed for

Students interested in being more competitive and capable in pursuing their corporate career


48 credit points by coursework


  • Professional accounting
  • Business administration

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a business discipline other than accounting
  • Or other equivalent qualifications and experience


This course is jointly accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). Students who complete this course may join either or both professional accounting bodies.

Study pathways

Students who have completed the requirements for the GDipAcc or the GCertAcc may be granted credit for all subjects provided the award is surrendered.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Brisbane Domestic: $56,320
International: $69,920
  • Full-time : 2

Further information

For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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