Cognate Students - 1. 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. Non-cognate students - 2 years full-time or part-time equivalentThe finance core will provide you with a defined set of skills, based on the globally recognised Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which is of proven relevance to both corporate finance and the investment industry. The CPA specialisation provides you with additional support in preparation for and completion of your six CPA professional exams. The four core CPA professional exams and the minimum two required CPA elective exams are embedded as the final exam of each of the six specific subjects in the CPA specialisation. On passing the six CPA professional exams embedded in these six subjects, and successfully completing this Masters degree, you will be doubly qualified to gain employment both within the accounting profession and the corporate, banking or finance industries. The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.