Master of Management (Accounting and Finance)

  • CRICOS code: 085103A

Where will this take me?


Employment Outcomes

On graduating from this program, you may be employed in roles such as:

  • External Auditor, Deloitte & Touche Singapore
  • Taxation Accountant, KPMG Australia
  • China Management Trainee, Jardine Matheson
  • Financial Analyst, Schweppes Australia

Practical Skills

You will leave the degree with a number of essential skills, including the ability to:

  • Obtain, analyse, synthesise and evaluate evidence for management decision making in accounting and finance
  • Apply strategic and critical thinking in relation to business and commerce related issues and in developing solutions to problems in organisations and ins society
  • Be an effective decision maker in business and commerce

Melbourne Business School students are also offered the opportunity to develop their employability skills through our Skills Workshops.

Professional recognition

CFA Institute®

The University of Melbourne is a participant in the University Affiliation Program of the CFA Institute, the global association for investment professionals that awards the prestigious CFA designation. The Master of Management (Accounting and Finance) covers at least 70% of all three levels of the CFA program candidate body of knowledge (CBOK) topics, the CFA Institute ethical and professional standards, and other CFA program partner requirements. Recognition as a CFA Affiliated University signals to students, employers and the marketplace that the university curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA exams.

As part of the affiliation, students in the Master of Management (Accounting and Finance) are eligible for scholarships, access to CFA Institute curriculums, journals, webcasts, and other educational resources.

CFA logo - University Affiliation Program

CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)

Through the appropriate selection of subjects students are able to meet the professional requirements of CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and CPA Australia logos

Success Stories

Manela Gunawardena

Manela Gunawardena

Master of Management (Accounting and Finance)
Graduated 2017

Manela Gunawardena graduated from the Master of Management (Accounting and Finance) in 2017. She is now a Financial Services Coordinator with Discover Financial Partners in Melbourne. For Manela, studying at the No.1 university in Australia was important to her, as she knew Melbourne Business School graduates are highly sought after by global employers. Read more about Manela's time at MBS .

"On top of academic learning, I have been able to develop soft skills such as presenting, problem-solving mechanisms, ability to pay attention to detail, and research aptitude."


Vicente Tafur

Vicente Tafur was the Melbourne Business School Student Association President,  graduated in 2017 from the Master of Management (Accounting and Finance) and is now a Fund Accounting Supervisor at Vasco Investment Managers. Read more about Vicente's journey.

After wandering around the historic Melbourne campus, running along the Yarra River, stopping for a coffee at a laneway café, and getting lost in the somewhat chaotic yet charming Queen Victoria Market, I knew I wanted to live in Melbourne for the next two years. Vicente Tafur