Melbourne Polytechnic

Introduction

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace.

Melbourne Polytechnic courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give students the best employment outcomes.

Melbourne Polytechnic has five metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, and Heidelberg. Each campus provides an individual, unique and enriching student experience.

There are also six training centres, Northern Lodge – Eden Park, Northern Lodge – Yan Yean, Yarra Glen Racing Centre, Northern AMEP (Adult Migrant English Program) Centre in Broadmeadows, Growling Frog Vineyard and Melbourne Polytechnic Kyneton Park.

With over 60,000 enrolments annually, Melbourne Polytechnic is accredited to deliver approximately 550 nationally accredited courses, many which are available on either a full-time or part-time basis. It also provides over 400 institute-accredited courses.

Melbourne Polytechnic currently offers three-year (and one four year), specialist bachelor and master degrees within our unique hands on learning environment and optimal industry exposure in:

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture & Land Management
  • Business
  • Education (Early Years)
  • Early Years Studies
  • Equine Studies
  • Hospitality Management
  • Illustration
  • Information Technology
  • Music
  • Music Industry
  • Viticulture & Winemaking
  • Writing & Publishing

We’re constantly developing new articulation pathways and degrees to grow the opportunities for our students. In 2016 we introduced the Masters of Professional and Practising Accounting with CPA accreditation, proving very popular already as our first postgraduate course offered. We will post details of any new courses on our website as soon as they are finalized.

Melbourne Polytechnic degree courses offer credit transfer and recognition of prior learning to students who have already completed a nationally recognized Diploma, Advanced Diploma or other qualifications.

Direct entry Associate degrees (2 years) embedded in all Melbourne Polytechnic degree programs offer great pathway (credit transfer and recognition of prior learning) opportunities to further education.

Melbourne Polytechnic has achieved international recognition with over more than 10,000 offshore enrolments annually and 24 educational partnerships across Asia, and is recognised by the Victorian Government for excellence in international education, winning the best provider in it's category in 2014 and runner up in 2015.

Melbourne Polytechnic's close ties with industry ensure students have the opportunity to be awarded study grants donated by industry sponsors, also extending their own networks for future success.

Much like choosing a course, every student’s circumstances are different when it comes time for tuition fees and we can guide you through the fee structure. Each course page will outline specific fees, or visit the International Student fees page for more information.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

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Master

Master of Professional Practicing Accounting

Campus Full time February 2017 Australia Melbourne

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). [+]

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). Designed for progressive, hardworking, business-minded graduates and for those wanting to excel in the professional accounting field, the MPPA offers a plethora of employment opportunities, from working as an academic to a CFO, in any corner of the globe! Keep up, move on and get ahead The global business world is evolving at an ever increasing rate. Companies want professionals who are able to identify trends and propose corporate adaptations that ensure financial and operational viability. Opportunities to undertake Master level studies in Professional and Practising Accounting with a broad grasp of corporate, national and global business environments are rare. We offer the MPPA as an effective route to generate professional accounting capabilities for managers. You’ll develop the multidisciplinary skills necessary to make significant contributions to: corporate planning data informatio and knowledge management leadership of management teams development of corporate policy Contributions to corporate planning are especially relevant to the acquisition and exploitation of new capabilities and their longer term impact. You’ll be able to demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with: creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning a high level of personal autonomy and accountability effective execution of substantial research-based projects Exit Points You’re able to exit the course after one year with a Graduate Diploma of Professional and Practising Accounting, then choose to complete their Master later. Employment outcomes Enjoy a range of career possibilities, including: professional accountant management accountant consultant academic financial accountant CFO – Chief Financial Officer senior accountant Assessment The Master of Professional and Practising Accounting consists of four focal studies: core skills essential to higher management research, legal and accounting capabilities appropriate to strategic business units and corporations capital markets, finance, taxation and audit global business context, strategic management accounting, advanced corporate reporting, and ethics and governance [-]

Contact

Melbourne Polytechnic

Address St Georges Rd 77-91
3072 Preston, Australia
Website http://www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/
Phone +61 3 9269 1200