Master of Professional Accounting

Federation University IIBIT

Entry Requirements

Completion of an undergraduate degree in a non-accounting discipline or equivalent. This program is intended for applicants with an undergraduate degree in a non-accounting discipline who are looking for a career in professional accounting. It can also meet the needs of people who have significant experience working in accounting and who now wish to increase their knowledge, skills, and recognition and employment options by having a high-level qualification in this area. In exceptional circumstances, applicants who do not have a bachelor's degree may be admitted on the basis of relevant work experience, and demonstrated capacity to undertake the program as determined by Federation Business School, following an evaluation of their academic and professional skills.

English language requirement

Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no individual sub-score below 6.0 (or equivalent)

Course Details

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) has been designed for students whose first degree is in a non-accounting field and provides you with a comprehensive program of study in accounting theory and practice that is recognised by both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, enabling you to pursue a pathway to qualification as a professional accountant. In addition to core subject areas of accounting, financial management and auditing. You will be introduced to related disciplines, including business law, taxation, information systems, economics and quantitative methods. Please note that online delivery is not available to international students on student visas. This program also offers two exit points, the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting (8 courses) and the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting (12 courses).

Online Learning is only available for international students not studying on student visas This degree is also available to international students located outside Australia to commence via online studies whilst travel restrictions are in place. When travel restrictions ease, students should transition to campus to complete their studies.

Pathways/Alternative Entry

This program will allow you to begin the pathway to qualify as a practising accountant.

Career Opportunities

Careers include: Banker; MPA; Financial analyst; Professional accountant; Taxation Accountant; Corporate finance; Stockbroker; Forensic accountant.

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Level of Study: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Duration: 2 years

CRICOS Course Code: 085211G

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6

Annual Tuition: AUD$30,660.00

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