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University of Kelaniya (UoK) Sri Lanka Collaborates With CQ University, Australia ; Master of Business (MBus) by UoK Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) by CQU

The demand for the field of Accounting discipline is progressively increasing in an exponential way. This development create lucrative vivid employment opportunities in Accounting and Finance fields in Sri Lanka as well as various other countries. At present, there are few government universities and Alternative Higher Educational Institutions as well as professional Accounting bodies,that provide academic and professional qualifications in Accounting.
The Department of Accountancy (DoA), University of Kelaniya has been offering Master of Business in Accounting/Finance online degree since 2013. As the pioneer of introducing flexible mode of pedagogical approach to deliver MBus in (Accounting/Finance),DoA has taken steps to tie-up with one of renowned Australian universities to offer Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) Degree.
In this context, DoA of University of Kelaniya signed an agreement with CQUniversity, Australia. This paradigm change can create opportunities for Sri Lankan students who are seeking to complete a professional master’s degree in accounting overseas while staying in Sri Lanka. Further, this initiative provides value for money to candidates by giving them an opportunity to complete Master of Business in (Accounting/Finance) and Master of Professional Accounting, two degrees in one registration. These two degrees can be completed within the short time span of 16 months with world recognized credit value.
Prof. Ariyarathna Jayamaha, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya stated that students have an opportunity to complete an Australian Master’s Degree on an online delivery platform. This flexible mode of learning provides opportunities to access leaning materials, web cast lecture sessions, online assignment submission, access to online blackboard, e-library facilities and more. In addition, students will have one to one assistance locally to ease the process of completing two mastersdegrees in stipulated time frame.

Department of Accountancy, University of Kelaniya
As one of the five departments of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies in the University of Kelaniya, the Department of Accountancy (DoA) always explores creative ways to advance accounting education while expanding knowledge aligned with ethical practices of accountancy profession.
Having delivered MBusin (Accounting/ Finance) continuously for 6 years, industry has recognized this qualification for career advancement of existing employees.
This recognition is mainly due to a quality curriculum, relevance to industry, embedding practical exposure, flexible mode of delivery, professionally and academically qualified panel of lecturers, on-time completion and adequate research exposure.
MPA at CQUniversity Australia in collaboration with MBus(Accounting/Finance) at Kelaniya University
CQUniversity, Australia is recognized by Times Higher Education as being in the top 2% of universities (World University Rankings 2019), CQUniversity is creating the next generation of leaders and change makers and Australia’s first and only AshokaUChangemakerAustralian campus driving social change.
The MPA is offered by the Department of Accounting, Finance, Economics& Property in the School of Business & Law.
The dual award is designed to meet the global demand for outstanding graduates and will equip you with academic, professional, practical and analytical skills in accounting, finance, accounting information systems, economics, statistics and business law.
With this double degree program, students are have an opportunity to obtain Master of Business (Accounting/ Finance) from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka and Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) from CQUniversity Australia.
Both these degree programs are conducted in online mode and students will have an experience in discovering e-Learning and m-Learning blended learning exposure.
All lesson materials are prepared by well qualified academic staff in both universities, available online 24/7 basis while progress is tracked under a continuous assessment process.
This collaboration enables students to engage with national and international industries by providing opportunities to travel and work in most attractive destinations in the world as Public Accountants, Finance Managers, Investment Analysts and Advisors, Fund Managers, Portfolio Administrators, General Managers, CEOs and Company Secretaries.
Graduates of the MPA may apply for Associate membership of CPA Australia.
They are eligible to commence the professional level exams in the CPA program, as well as in the CA Program of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, provided they are employed by a chartered accountant.
Those who need financial assistance can approach National Savings Bank to obtain loan facilities at a low interest rate with an easy payment mode.
If you are passionate about making an impact in the world of global Accounting and accelerating your career, this dual degree is an ideal opportunity for you. To invest in yourself and to build a bright future we are here to offer you a distinctive, high quality and magnificent teaming experience. Enrolment for the 2019 intake is now open.
You can obtain further information by emailing to [email protected] calling to+94 766 779 276 (Ms.Hiruni), +94 718 564272 (Mr.Prabath), +94 112 903 509(0ffice)
Signing the agreement on 20th Feb. 2019 at CQU in Melbourne. Vice chancellor, University of Kelaniya, Prof. D. M. Semasingha (left),Dean, Faculty of Graduate studies, Prof. AriyarathnaJayamaha, Prof. Peter Best, Head of the Department of Accounting CQUniversity, Prof. Lee di Milia (right), Dean, School of Business and Law at CQUniversityalong with many delegates from both universities who participated the event.

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