Master of Management (Accounting and Finance)

  • CRICOS Code: 085103A

The experience


At MBS we offer a comprehensive program to support your learning, develop your skills and enrich your degree. We encourage you to be involved both on and off campus and to make the most of your time outside the classroom.

Consulting Subjects

We also offer the Business Practicum and Global Business Practicum subjects, which sees groups of students undertake a real business consulting subject over 10 days for an organisation within Australia or overseas. In this video, you will find out what being an in-company consultant at CUB (AB InBev) was like for student, Maria Cruz.  You will hear more about the project and what their host and mentor, Isaac Lowrie, Strategy Director (APAC South), thought about the team's contributions during their time in the office.

Australia´s No.1 Accounting Department

The University of Melbourne has taught Accounting since 1925 and has built a strong reputation as a premier educator in the field. Today, the Department of Accounting proudly maintains and enhances that reputation, attracting high calibre academic staff and students.

Top-Tier Research & High-Quality Teaching

Warren McKeown, Program Director
Warren McKeown, Program Director

Warren McKeown

Warren McKeown is a Teaching Fellow and Program Director of the Master of Management (Accounting & Finance). He has over twenty-years of experience in financial planning as a Chartered Accountant (Financial Planning Specialist) and as a Certified Financial Planner. Warren continues to present workshops on financial planning for the CPA Program also provides consulting services to a small number of clients.

Mario Schabus
Mario Schabus, Senior Accounting Lecturer

Mario Schabus

Senior Accounting Lecturer Mario Schabus teaches Strategic Cost Management. Mario's interests span several research streams at the intersection between financial and managerial accounting. His main research interest is corporate governance. You can read more about Mario, and what his students can expect to learn about strategic cost management here.

"The Faculty also cares a lot about teaching, and they want to give the students a rich and great learning experience to prepare them well for their future jobs. They want to train them well in accounting, and that’s something I want to be part of."

Professor Anne Lillis
Professor Anne Lillis

Anne Lillis

Anne's research focuses on performance measurement and cost management practice, particularly through field studies. She has taught across a range of subjects in the undergraduate, Masters level, honours and PhD programs in Accounting. Her teaching approach focuses on the use of case studies to explore the links between the theory and practice of management accounting.

Professor Paul Kofman
Professor Paul Kofman, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics

Professor Paul Kofman

Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics Professor Paul Kofman teaches Ethics in Finance. Professor Kofman commenced his career as a lecturer in Finance at Erasmus University in 1991, before migrating to Australia in 1994 where he has held a number of senior University roles at Monash University, University of New South Wales, and the University of Technology, Sydney, prior to joining The University of Melbourne as Professor of Finance in 2001. Professor Kofman was appointed as Dean of the Faculty and Sidney Myer Chair of Commerce in 2012. His main research and teaching interests are in quantitative finance, and ethics in finance. With co-author Clare Payne, he recently published “A Matter of Trust: the practice of ethics in finance”.