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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 program 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.
The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) will enable you to pursue a pathway to qualify as a professional accountant.
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.
To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.
Delivery: Combination of classroom and online.
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.
The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.
VTAC application: No
Direct application: Yes
Federation University code: BX9
CRICOS code: 085211G
Fees are subject to change annually.Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.
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.
As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.Other fees
You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.
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.
To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.
You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.
For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.
A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.
The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.
All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.
CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909