No. 1 in Australia
The University is ranked first in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.
Top 25 in the world
Our accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the top 25 in the world by the 2020 QS World Rankings by Subject.
This program will help you develop the skills and expertise you need for a rewarding career in accounting. You will develop the knowledge and expertise to future-proof your career. Undertake advanced learning in both theory and professional practice and learn to solve accounting and business problems in innovative ways.
The degree meets the requirements for professional accounting accreditation with the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and CPA Australia. The program offers graduates with a recognised bachelor's qualification in any field the opportunity to develop knowledge, understanding and expertise in the field of professional accountancy.
The program's foundation exposes students to the broad organisational, regulatory and market context in which accountants operate. Students then pursue advanced learning in accounting within the contexts of both professional practice and the theoretical paradigms that underpin such practice.
Our Master of Professional Accounting graduates look forward to employment in or, the formation of their own accounting practices. Also to roles such as chief financial officers, chief information officers, financial controllers, company secretaries, financial analysts and planners, tax and estate advisers, financial and management accountants, auditors, system designers, investment advisors and managers.
There are many employment opportunities for accounting graduates across a range of industries, many of our graduates go on to work in finance, banking, insurance, consulting, manufacturing, medicine and health, construction and engineering, media, advertising, marketing, public relations, telecommunication s and technology, property and real estate, and law and legal services.
Some of our graduates have gone on to work at AMP, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC, Microsoft, Huawei, Vodaphone and eHealth.
The Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).
To be considered for admission, an applicant is required to have:
Units completed in the graduate diploma can be credited to the master's degree.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.0
Camperdown/ Darlington campus