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Management Accounting

Postgraduate | UNE-AFM403 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
16 June 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
24 June 2024

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Management Accounting

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate a professional knowledge of the theory and practice of the management accounting discipline and the ability to recognise, reflect on, and respond appropriately to ethical, social or environmental issues influencing the practice of business;
    2. demonstrate professional knowledge and skills in management decision-making and apply this to business-related problems in areas such as the nature, behaviour and flow of cost and CVP analysis;
    3. use a range of cognitive and communication skills to critically review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise relevant concepts and information drawn from a range of sources in order to demonstrate critical and creative thinking, judgement and analytical skills in solving complex business-related problems in areas such as product and service costing, short-term business decision-making and budgeting and management control; and
    4. work independently and/or collaboratively to plan and execute tasks to demonstrate professional knowledge and skills in the areas of pricing, inventory management, standard costing and variance analysis, organisational performance evaluation and long-term investment decisions.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-MPA-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Accounting
  • UNE-MPA-MAS-2024 - Master of Professional Accounting


Candidature in the Graduate Certificate in Accounting or the Master of Professional Accounting.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:
  • Travel requirements - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination or Non-Mandatory Intensive School for this subject. Dates to be advised.
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Graduate Certificate in Accounting

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Master of Professional Accounting

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