Professional Recognition - Faculty of Business and Economics
The Faculty of Business and Economics offers both specialist and generalist degrees that enable graduates to satisfy educational requirements for professional registration or membership. During the course of their studies, students should be careful to ensure the units they take are those required for their chosen profession. To assist, the information presented below outlines the units required for selected professional registration or membership. Students granted credit are advised that each professional body reserves the right to reject an application for membership if the credit is not in accord with its guidelines.
CPA Australia (CPAA) : associate membership and entry to the CPA Program
The following list of units satisfies the educational requirements of CPAA. CPA status and full membership of CPAA requires completion of the CPA Program, which comprises a three- year practical experience program and four core and two elective segments.
Students enrolled in a Master of Professional Accounting may take one or both of the following additional accredited units:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA): entry to the Chartered Accountants Program
The following list of units is accredited by the ICAA. It should be noted that full membership of the ICAA requires completion of the Chartered Accountants Program which comprises mentored work experience and four technical modules and one final integrative module.
National Institute of Accountants (NIA): associate membership
The following list of units satisfies the educational requirements of the NIA.
Banking, finance and securities industries: membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)
Graduates of the Master of Applied Finance and Master of Business (Banking and Finance) meet the educational components of the criteria for membership at the senior associate (SA Fin) level.
Membership of The Finance and Treasury Association Ltd
Graduates of the Master of Applied Finance and Master of Business (Banking and Finance) meet the education criteria for membership at Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP) level.
Management: affiliate status with the Australian Institute of Management (AIM)
Many of the postgraduate programs offered by the faculty satisfy the educational qualifications for affiliate status. Affiliates can advance to member within five years or less if they can meet AIM's requirement of proven management achievement.
Management: Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) AccreditationThe Master of Human Resource Management and the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management are accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) which is the key professional body for Human Resource professionals in Australia.
Marketing: associate membership of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)
Graduates who major in marketing will satisfy the educational requirements for admission as an associate member. Membership of AMI is graded into categories which reflect members' practical experience, professional achievements and formal education. Associate members are encouraged to upgrade their status as their career progresses.