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Master of Accounting Intelligence

Program Overview

The Master of Accounting Intelligence is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge for a career in professional accounting in the current era of digital transformation. The course satisfies the academic requirements for entry to the Australian professional accountancy bodies and hence provides an opportunity for a national or international career in accounting.
The course aims to provide students with the required foundations in accounting and related areas, as well as an understanding of the ways in which Fintech applications, big data, analytics, artificial intelligence and blockchain can support accounting activities and services.

The course is taught by academic staff active in research, and students are exposed to professional and scholarly developments that have been achieved through research activity. The course is at the cutting edge with business applications of digital technologies embedded across the curriculum.

This course is accredited by major accounting bodies including CPA Australia, CAANZ, and ACCA.

Duration 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Entry Requirements
  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification),
  • Completion of a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a relevant field, or
  • Completion of IMC’s Postgraduate Preparation Program
English Language Requirements IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent. 
Credit arrangement

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with IMC's RPL Policy. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedure for further details.

Course Structure

This course contains 18 core units in accounting intelligence and related fields. All units are weighted at 6 credit points unless otherwise marked “#” which are weighted at 3 credit points (i.e. half units).

Term One

Core Units

TACC601 Principles of Accounting

TECO601 Principles of Economics

TSTA602 Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance

TLAW607 Business and Corporations Law (in Australia) 

Term Two

Core Units

TACC606* Accounting Theory and Application

TACC607* Managerial Accounting

TFIN603 Corporate Finance

TTEC613 Business Intelligence in Accounting 

Term Three

Core Units

TACC605* Corporate Accounting

BNAI600 Management Control Systems

TACC608* Auditing and Assurance Services

TLAW603* Taxation Law and Practice (in Australia) 

Term Four

Core Units  

TACC616 Financial Reporting and Business Analysis

TTEC601 Big Data Applications in Accounting#

TTEC602 Data Visualisation and Presentation in Accounting#

TTEC603 Blockchain Applications in Accounting#

TTEC604 Artificial Intelligence Applications in Accounting#

TCAP601 Digitalised Services in Professional Practice (Capstone)   

To qualify for the degree of Master of Accounting Intelligence, a student must complete an aggregate of 18 core units (96 credit points).

*Prerequisite/Co-requisite Requirements

Please refer to the table for the changes to unit codes and names which will be effective from Term 1, 2020.

Please note: The availability of units may be slightly different across campuses.

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Pathway to employment/further study
With continuing high global demand for qualified accountants with advanced knowledge and skills in digital business technologies, graduates of the program have a wide range of career opportunities in accounting firms, government departments, banking and finance organisations, corporations and other related accounting intelligence fields.  

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