Master of Professional Accounting New

Campus Melbourne Campus
Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 1.5 years full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
CRICOS 072988K

The Melbourne campus offers a pathway into degrees for international pathway students only. For the equivalent version for both domestic and international students at the Adelaide, North Terrace campus visit Master of Professional Accounting.

Fast track your career in accounting

Modern economies depend on good accounting. We need experts who understand and can explain financial and social business environment to others.

Our Master of Professional Accounting offers an intensive 1.5-year path to careers in accounting, financial management, auditing and business advising.

This degree is available to international students only.

What will you do?

  • Learn the fundamentals of financial and management accounting.
  • Study advanced accounting concepts and analytical techniques.
  • Take courses in taxation and auditing.
  • Explore relevant business areas such as economics, finance, information systems and business law.
  • Consider the role of technology and ways to build positive client relationships.

Students will commence their pathway studies as a University of Adelaide College student undertaking a Pre-Master's Program (PMP). On successful completion of the PMP, students will receive two trimesters of credit for all University level subjects completed.

Where could it take you?

Accounting graduates are always in demand and enjoy both stability and variety. Due to changes in reporting practices, career opportunities are increasing across public and private sectors. You might work with a charity, in education or for the government. Perhaps you’ll become chief financial officer at a company or manage budgets in the sporting world. You could even unmask financial deceptions as a forensic accountant.

  • Entry Requirements

    For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year.

    For our students who are studying offshore in Semester 2, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.

    Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
    I am a:

    Domestic applicants

    Not a domestic applicant?

    Not offered to domestic students.


    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    CRICOS 072988K
    Intake Trimester 2 (July)
    Trimester 3 (November)
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearson Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    C1 Advanced Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    More Information
    Prerequisites
    International Qualifications Successful completion of The University of Adelaide College Pre-Master's Program
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

    Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
    I am a:

    Domestic applicants

    Not a domestic applicant?

    Unavailable - see previous year for indicative only fee.

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    Annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $44,000

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Professional Accreditation

    Adelaide Business School is AACSB* accredited, and as such our programs have passed rigorous standards of quality. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and only the best schools in the world earn AACSB accreditation.

    The Master of Professional Accounting satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership to CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

    *Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

    Potential careers

    Accountant, Auditor, Business Analyst, Business Consultant, Business Management, Finance Manager, Financial Services Officer, Forensic Accountant, Taxation Officer

  • Degree Structure

    Indicative study plan
    Core Courses Listed in order from foundation to advanced

    ACCTING 7019 Accounting Concepts and Methods
    ECON 7200 Economic Principles
    CORPFIN 7005 Principles of Finance
    CORPFIN 7033 Quantitative Methods
    ACCTING 7026 Accounting Systems and Processes
    ACCTING 7020 Intermediate Financial Reporting
    COMMLAW 7012 Business and Corporation Law
    ACCTING 7014 Management Accounting
    COMMLAW 7013 Income Taxation
    ACCTING 7009 Auditing and Assurance Services
    ACCTING 7023 Advanced Financial Accounting
    Electives 1x elective course
  • Related Degrees

  • Further Information

    For more information about this program and how to apply please call +61 8 8313 3430
    email college@adelaide.edu.au or visit the Melbourne Campus website.

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Last updated: Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020