The Master of Professional Accounting (Business Analytics) builds on the Master of Professional Accounting, which is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of accounting concepts as they are applied to diverse business environments. The Business Analytics specialisation will equip students with the skills and knowledge to undertake business analytics using industry standards tools. It is an ideal course for those students wanting to seek employment within the accounting profession with an intimate knowledge of data analytical tools. The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in the form of an Australian Bachelor's degree in a business-related field or an approved equivalent qualification will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. Applicants without an undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant and cognate business experience will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. Note: LTU0AIM is a not-for-credit subject that you are required to complete at the commencement of your first semester. The subject is designed to enhance your knowledge and awareness of issues concerning academic integrity.