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Master of Accounting/ Master of Business Administration

Program overview

To succeed in today’s fast paced, dynamic and highly competitive business arena, you need innovation, resourcefulness, and ambition. With a combined Master of Accounting/Master of Business Administration (MBA) you will be sure to stand out from the crowd.

Designed on the three pillars of innovation, data analytics, and business transformation, Bond's MBA will develop global leaders who think critically, creatively, and strategically. The program will provide you with key functional knowledge, focused expertise, and greater flexibility with lifestyle-suited study options.

In combination with the Master of Accounting, you will receive the tools required to understand the drivers of success and can greatly enhance the accounting decisions made by upper management through the skilful generation and interpretation of information.

This combined program offers both a firm academic grounding and a hands-on experience of the industry, so you are ready to use your new skills from day one.

Program code: BB-14048

CRICOS code: 088913J

Program overview

To succeed in today’s fast paced, dynamic and highly competitive business arena, you need innovation, resourcefulness, and ambition. With a combined Master of Accounting/Master of Business Administration (MBA) you will be sure to stand out from the crowd.

Designed on the three pillars of innovation, data analytics, and business transformation, Bond's MBA will develop global leaders who think critically, creatively, and strategically. The program will provide you with key functional knowledge, focused expertise, and greater flexibility with lifestyle-suited study options.

In combination with the Master of Accounting, you will receive the tools required to understand the drivers of success and can greatly enhance the accounting decisions made by upper management through the skilful generation and interpretation of information.

This combined program offers both a firm academic grounding and a hands-on experience of the industry, so you are ready to use your new skills from day one.

Program code: BB-14048

CRICOS code: 088913J

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A Bond University MBA

About this program

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) program is a specialist program for people interested in pursuing a professional accounting qualification. This course incorporates the traditional Master of Accounting program and is designed to provide an opportunity for students with undergraduate training in other fields to gain a professional accounting qualification. The course covers introductory as well as advanced units in financial and management accounting, economics, finance, tax and business law, security appraisal and valuation and auditing. The MAcc offers a firm academic grounding in the accounting discipline and offers a hands-on appreciation of the accounting industry. The program is a powerful amalgam of foundational accounting skills, decision-making, leadership and financial literacy. The course is designed to help develop a student's ability to advise businesses on financial issues. The classes combine theoretical knowledge in accounting with practical insights delivered through case studies, guest lectures and work-integrated learning. Team building is encouraged through group projects and communication skills are enhanced through class presentations. The Bond MBA is a generalist management program. Designed to blend industry-relevant research with practical applications and challenges, the intended learning outcomes are centred on the three pillars of leadership, global business and entrepreneurship, developing graduates who can think critically and strategically in this context. The program is designed to provide graduates with the core underlying technical skills that inform effective decision making, framed around the development of the interpersonal, cross-cultural and communication skills that are required to lead in the implementation of these decisions.

Financial support

Bond Business School Postgraduate Bursaries

The Bond Business School Postgraduate Bursary has been developed to financially assist new postgraduate students enrolling in certain programs within the Bond Business School. The bursary will be assessed on a variety of factors including your contribution to the community.

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What you'll be studying

  • Year 1

    In your first year, you will immerse yourself in a combination of MBA and accounting subjects. You will complete all eight MBA bootcamp subjects which equip you with the core knowledge and necessary foundations to progress through. You will study Interpersonal Dynamics, Leadership, Motivation and Organisation, Effective Decision Making, Managerial Economics, Marketing, Accounting, and Financial Decision Making, all of which are delivered in intensive mode. In this year, you will also complete foundation subjects such as Accounting Principles and Managerial Finance.

Program features

  • Greater flexibility

    The MBA program has a carefully crafted timetable to minimise the time you are required on campus, allowing the flexibility you need to balance your professional and personal life.

  • Networking opportunities

    As a Bond student you will have access to an array of networking opportunities featuring high profile Australian and International business leaders.

  • Stand out facilities

    Unrivalled access to an array state-of-the-art learning resources including the Bond FinTech Hub, Commercialisation Centre, Centre for Data Analytics, and Transformer.

  • Bloomberg certification

    As an Accounting student, by gaining a globally recognised Bloomberg certification during your studies, you will showcase a high level of competency utilising the Bloomberg professional service used in finance and banking.

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Hear from our Bondies

  • Vice President, Credit Suisse

    "Bond’s MBA provided one-on-one access to knowledgeable and experienced professors. I undertook work experience at a management consulting firm in Brisbane which was organised by the team in the Career Development Centre. This experience helped prepare me for my current role as Senior Consultant at Deloitte. In my MBA studies, I focused on innovation and entrepreneurship and this still fascinates me today. I’m currently developing an app with friends and hope to have my own start-up in the future." 

    Lukas Weisner - MBA alumnus
  • “When you study a Master of Accounting degree at Bond, you learn in an environment of small class sizes, excellent facilities and a beautiful campus. Our committed academics are readily accessible and take an active involvement in your learning. We not only deliver a personalised educational experience, we provide numerous extra-curricular professional networking opportunities to help you commence on the next exciting phase of your career.”

    Dr Jan Hollindale - Assistant Professor (Accounting)
  • "Bond’s MBA is all about YOU. Our program is designed to be flexible and customisable to suit your background, your knowledge, and your aspirations. Our student experience is second to none and our small classes help you build a world class network of professional connections. You can achieve anything here; some of our graduates have climbed the highest corporate ladders, others have used our entrepreneurial focus to build their own dream jobs."

    Professor Barry Burgan - Acting MBA Program Director
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Hear from our Bondies

  • "Bond’s MBA is all about YOU. Our program is designed to be flexible and customisable to suit your background, your knowledge, and your aspirations. Our student experience is second to none and our small classes help you build a world class network of professional connections. You can achieve anything here; some of our graduates have climbed the highest corporate ladders, others have used our entrepreneurial focus to build their own dream jobs."

    Professor Barry Burgan - Acting MBA Program Director
  • “When you study a Master of Accounting degree at Bond, you learn in an environment of small class sizes, excellent facilities and a beautiful campus. Our committed academics are readily accessible and take an active involvement in your learning. We not only deliver a personalised educational experience, we provide numerous extra-curricular professional networking opportunities to help you commence on the next exciting phase of your career.”

    Dr Jan Hollindale - Assistant Professor (Accounting)
  • Vice President, Credit Suisse

    "Bond’s MBA provided one-on-one access to knowledgeable and experienced professors. I undertook work experience at a management consulting firm in Brisbane which was organised by the team in the Career Development Centre. This experience helped prepare me for my current role as Senior Consultant at Deloitte. In my MBA studies, I focused on innovation and entrepreneurship and this still fascinates me today. I’m currently developing an app with friends and hope to have my own start-up in the future." 

    Lukas Weisner - MBA alumnus
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