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The Degree of Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance
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.
1. Admission to the Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and
(b) have completed an Undergraduate degree achieving at least a B grade average in the highest two levels of the majoring subject.
2. Candidates for the Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance shall follow a fixed programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 240 credits, comprising Part A and Part B, including all of the courses specified in the Schedule to the Qualification.
3. If a candidate has already passed a course with substantially the same prescription and at the same level as one or more of those offered in the Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance then the candidate may be permitted to complete another approved course or courses that they have not already passed.
4. There are no specialisations for this qualification.
5. There are no additional academic requirements for this qualification.
6. In order to progress from Part A to Part B, candidates must have maintained a B- grade average in Part A of the qualification.
7. The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance may be awarded with or without Honours.
8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.
9. 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 to the Postgraduate Certificate in Business should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
Schedule for the Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance
110701 Accounting Systems 15 credits
110702 Financial Accounting and Reporting 15 credits
110703 Management Accounting and Decision Making 15 credits
125701 Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance 15 credits
125702 Financial Management 15 credits
152771 Management in Organisations 15 credits
155771 Law of Business 15 credits
178771 Economics 15 credits
110807 Tax 15 credits
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Last updated on Thursday 29 September 2022