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Join a new generation of accountants working in professional industries and the law. Studying accounting with us will put you at the forefront of a global environment at an exciting time of change.
 
 
Qualification Name Master of Professional Accounting
CRICOS Code 085211G
Course Duration 2 Years
Course fee $61,320.00
Academic Entry Requirements Completion of an undergraduate degree in a non-accounting discipline or equivalent This course 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 course 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-score below 6.0 (or equivalent)
 

Course Outline:

Let our experienced lecturers help invigorate your career with new skills and knowledge. If you don’t already have a formal accounting qualification and you’re ready to break into this thriving field, our Master of Professional Accounting is the perfect place to start. It is a particularly attractive choice for those seeking practical accreditation on top of their existing tertiary education. Accounting, finance and economics are about more than just looking at numbers. Our Master of Professional Accounting will provide you with a fresh perspective in using this information to provide expert advice and positively impact the lives of people around the world. You will develop a comprehensive knowledge in key areas such as financial reporting, taxation, auditing, and budgeting. You’ll also learn the legal ins and outs of associated compliance and performance requirements to ensure statutory and strategic governance. Our course will provide you with a comprehensive course of study in accounting theory and practice that is recognised by the Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) and Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), enabling you to pursue a pathway to qualification as a professional accountant. As the next generation of professional accountants, you’ll be at the forefront of a changing business environment focusing less about profits, and more on caring for the world we live in: from quantifying the financial benefits of sustainable, fair trade business practices; to providing evidence-based solutions to emerging issues and business challenges. Please note that online delivery is not available to international students on student visas. This course also offers two exit points, the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting (8 units) and the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting (12 units).

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 course 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
 

Professional Accreditation

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. The degree is also accredited with the Tax Practitioners Board, allowing graduates to apply to become a registered tax agents.
 
 
 
 

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