Master of Accounting and Finance
KPT/JPS (R2/344/7/0153) (A8814) 06/23
Professional accountants are increasingly being appointed to helm large corporations in a rapidly challenging and highly dynamic business environment in both the private and public sectors. With a clear mandate from government and industry regulators to enhance business performance, accountants have taken up key positions in the corporate world, expanding their expertise into other service industries such as in ICT, transportation and aviation and many other areas.
The MAF aims to provide the theoretical framework and skills which accountants and financial managers need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global accountancy environment. The programme provides an advanced study of accounting and financial management enabling accounting and finance graduates to extend their academic training to the frontiers of professional knowledge and also enabling professionally qualified accountants to take stock of, and enhance, what they have learnt in practice. Qualifying candidates with the MAF may be acceptable for up to three (3) exemptions for the CPA Australia professional examinations; students are advised to confirm the status of this CPA exemption when they register for both the MAF and professional examination.
|Introductory Case & Research Methodology (non-credit subject)||
|Core Subjects (11 units)|
|Corporate Governance and Accountability
Financial Reporting and Disclosure
Current Issues in Financial Accounting
Reporting and Professional Practice
Case and Research Methodology
Financial Planning for Entrepreneurs
International Financial Management
|Other Accounting and Finance Electives
– available when subject(s) offered
|Business Ethics||Accounting for Managerial Decisions
Money and Capital Markets
Portfolio Construction & Risk Management
Open-book Exam (20%) + Closed Book Exam (10%) + Assignment I (30%) + Assignment II (40%), with such variation as and when by the ELM Graduate School Academic Board
A Bachelor degree in accounting/finance/related disciplines from a recognized University with a CGPA 2.75, preferably with adequate industry experience; those with a CGPA of less than 2.75 but with 5 years relevant working experience are also admissible.
April and October with course registration and commencement open throughout the year.