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A course 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.

 
Qualification Name Master of Professional Accounting
CRICOS Code 085211G
Course Duration 2 Years
Program fee $57, 600.00
Academic 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-scorebelow 6.0 (or equivalent)
 

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 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.

 

Sample structure

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options. Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.  

First-Year Curriculum

Semester 1 Semester 2
ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES RESEARCH AND STATISTICAL METHODS FOR BUSINESS
INFORMATION SYSTEMS DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT FOR ACCOUNTANTS CORPORATE ACCOUNTING
BUSINESS ECONOMICS COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
COMMERCIAL LAW CORPORATE LAW

Second-Year Curriculum

Semester 1 Semester 2
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING BUSINESS, SOCIETY AND THE PLANET
AUDITING AND ASSURANCE SERVICES Business Electives (3)
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
TAXATION LAW AND PRACTICE
   
 
 
 
 

Delivery Locations


Sydney

Gnd Floor, 841 George St,
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9269 0077

Adelaide

L6, 127 Rundle Mall,
Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia

Phone: +61 8 8203 9000