Master of Professional Accounting (16 subjects)
Who's it for?
The 16-subject Master of Professional Accounting is designed for students who progress from the Graduate Diploma of Accounting or the Graduate Diploma of Commerce. It gives students who don't have a bachelor's degree another route to a master's qualification.
Study a total of 16 subjects across two years, including four electives chosen from a set list. The Graduate Diploma of Accounting and Graduate Diploma of Commerce gives you eight subject's credit, which means you only have to study for one more year to qualify with the master's.
Why should you apply?
The course is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and CPA Australia. If you pass a set list of subjects, you may qualify for membership of each professional body.
How much will it cost?
Find out the Master of Professional Accounting 16 subjects tuition fees
Where can I study?
Sydney and Melbourne.
The CSU Study Centres Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by the:
- The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
- CPA Australia.
The Charles Sturt University Master of Professional Accounting program is an ideal platform for a dynamic and exciting business career. As well as meeting the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia, our program provides practical and relevant skills, opening the way to many vocational choices in areas of financial management, public practice, commerce and industry, government and semi-government organisations, and accounting education.
- Undertake and evaluate the conceptual basis of accounting.
- Understand, evaluate and apply the principles of current accounting practice.
- Recognise and analyse the impact of the business environment on accounting theory and its application.
- Understand and apply principles and analytical techniques from economics, commercial law, business communications and the accounting context.
If you gain entry to the master’s program via the Graduate Diploma of Accounting, you'll be awarded both the Graduate Diploma of Accounting and the Master of Professional Accounting qualifications.
If you gain entry via the Graduate Diploma of Commerce, you'll be awarded both the Graduate Diploma in Commerce and the Master of Professional Accounting.
When you graduate with a Master of Professional Accounting, you'll also meet the core knowledge requirements for the professional programs of both CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
- 16 core subjects
- 128 points
- 4 electives
||Management Accounting for Costs and Control ACC514 Financial Accounting*
||Accounting and Finance
||Current Developments in Accounting Thought ACC539 Accounting Information Systems
||Decision Support Tools
||Accounting Systems and Processes
||Financial Accounting 2*
||Economics for Business
||Business and Corporations Law
||Business Accounting and Finance
||Communication in Business
||Human Resource Management
||International Human Resource Management
||Strategic Human Resource Management
||Management Theory and Practice
||Management of Change
||Managing Project and Service Innovation