Considering studying a Master of Accounting?

Discover our flexible accounting postgraduate courses

Get immediate access to your CSU Study Centres Prospectus, which includes all relevant information to help you make a decision and apply.

Choose from 3 intakes in our Melbourne campus: February, July, or November.



Whether you want to up-skill, change careers or begin your studies for the first time, CSU Study Centres provides you with an industry-focused Master of Professional Accounting degrees (MPA) to ensure that you are work-ready by the time you graduate. Our graduates enjoy the highest employment rate in Australia and their starting salary is 13% higher than the national average*.

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*Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching website.

Why should you consider CSU Study Centres?


We recognise credits gained from previous studies, or previous work experience. And if you don't meet our minimum English or academic entry requirements, we have dedicated English and academic pathway programs to help you get on track to progress into your dream degree at CSU Study Centres, no IELTS required!

We are one of the only universities in Australia that provide highly effective 12-unit postgraduate degree programs that still gives you access to the post-study work visa, so you can finish your degree faster and gain valuable work experience sooner!  Not to mention you can save money 

As part of your degree, we help you secure a 12-week internship program* with Australian professional organisations so you can have the highly desirable local work experience on your CV that will make you stand out from the crowd!

We know studying in a new country can be a daunting experience, that’s why our teachers and campus staff are dedicated to provide extra care to you to make sure you adjust to life in Australia easier. Our classes are small and our teachers know our students by their names, so you won’t feel like a number in a large university, but part of a warm and supportive family. 

Your postgraduate accounting degree programs in Melbourne are waiting!


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 MPA - 12 subjects


This is our most popular postgraduate accounting program. Students are able to gain a professionally recognised Master of Professional Accounting degree within 2 years but are still eligible for the Post Study Work Visa. Both Chartered Australian and New Zealand and CPA Australia recognise the qualification. 

   
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  MPA - 16 subjects


The 16-subject Master of Professional Accounting is designed for students who progress from the Graduate Diploma of Accounting. Study a total of 16 subjects across two years, including four electives chosen from a set list. Both Chartered Accountant Australian and New Zealand and CPA Australia recognise the qualification.


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 Graduate Diploma of Accounting

The 8-subject course is designed for students who don't already have an undergraduate degree in accounting. If you successfully complete the Graduate Diploma of Accounting, you can progress to the 16-subject MPA. If you pass a further eight subjects, you'll be awarded the master's qualification.

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English and Academic Pathways

Don’t meet our English or Academic entry requirements? You can still get into a degree course at CSU Study Centres through our English or academic pathway programs provided by Embassy English and Martin respectively, and conveniently located in the same building as our Study Centres.

Our Melbourne location 


Our Study Centre in Melbourne is located in the heart of Melbourne's Central Business District (CBD) and within 7 minutes' walk to Melbourne's major transport hub - Southern Cross train station. There is also excellent tram and bus transport facilities service the centre and provide easy access to all part of Melbourne.



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Provider: Charles Sturt University CRICOS Provider Code: 00005F

Provider: Study Group Australia Pty Limited CRICOS Provider Code: 01682E