Master of Professional Accounting
Federation University Australia - Brisbane

Course outline

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 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).

*The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

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Admissions Criteria

Please visit Federation University Australia for further information about entry requirements.

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Prior study

Additional 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.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

No reportable data.

Career opportunities

• Banker

• Financial Analyst

• Professional accountant

• Taxation accountant

• Corporate finance

• Stockbroker

• Forensic Accountant

Membership

The Master of Professional Accounting 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.

Course Code
041108
Start Date
November 2022
February 2023
July 2023
November 2023
Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Masters degree by coursework
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

2 years Full time or 4 years Part time

Location
Brisbane