Master of Professional Accounting
CRICOS Course Code: 068967E
Deepen your knowledge with global context
Do you want to gain an industry-standard qualification accredited by professional accounting bodies in Australia? Study our Master of Professional Accounting at Charles Sturt University Study Centres in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney and build on your existing experience and put accounting principles into context.
About the course
This is a two-year course where you will study 12 subjects (three subjects per session), worth 96 credit points. You may be eligible for up to 50% academic credit into the Master of Professional Accounting for related prior postgraduate studies.
For each eight-point subject at Charles Sturt, you should expect to spend between 140–160 hours engaged in the specified learning and assessment activities. Students will be assessed on the basis of completed assignments, and examinations, including other methods as outlined in specific subject outlines.
Who is this course for?
Our 12-subject Master of Professional Accounting is an ideal option if you either:
- studied at an Australian university and hold an undergraduate degree in a subject other than accounting, or
- studied at an overseas university and hold an undergraduate degree in accounting that is not recognised by CPA Australia or Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.
Alternatively, you can study our 16 subject master's if you don't have the relevant accounting qualifications.
What will you study?
You will study a range of accounting subjects across this two-year program.
- 12 core subjects.
You will study the following core subjects.
Subject Code Management Accounting for Costs and Control ACC512 Financial Accounting ACC514 Accounting and Finance ACC515 Current Developments in Accounting Thought ACC518 Accounting Information Systems ACC539 Decision Support Tools ACC544 Accounting Systems and Processes ACC566 Financial Accounting 2* ACC567 Auditing ACC568 Economics for Business ECO511 Business and Corporations Law LAW504 Taxation 1* LAW505
The Charles Sturt University Study Centres Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia.
Accounting career opportunities
Our Master of Professional Accounting program is an ideal platform for a dynamic and exciting business career. 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
- accounting education.
CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Postgraduate entry requirements
Check the English language and academic entry requirements you need to meet in order to be accepted in to your chosen postgraduate course.
Find out the tuition fees and other costs for your chosen postgraduate program at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.