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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Master of Professional Accounting

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is designed for students who want a career in the accounting profession.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Course Code
1438, 087681F
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$30,096 per year / $45,144 total
International Fees
$30,768 per year / $46,152 total
Financial Support
Austudy

About this course

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is designed for students who want a career in the accounting profession. The learning experience and knowledge areas for this program are focused on the practice of accounting.

The course first introduces the fundamental principles of accounting, economics and aspects of the economic system and then proceeds to the study of specific knowledge areas which are vital for accounting professionals. You will develop knowledge and skills to apply accounting principles in the preparation and interpretation of financial statements and, to enable you to research current accounting issues. You will also have an understanding of the differences between accounting principles and taxation law and the tax implications of business activities.

If you are interested in undertaking a two-year option, you can consider the Master of Professional Accounting Advanced.

Entry requirements

A recognised Bachelors degree, or equivalent, with an average mark of 50% or a UOW Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting*.
Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/or substantial relevant professional of managerial experience will also be considered for entry.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Sydney

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
82.1%
Overall satisfaction
85.3%
Skill scale
70.4%
Teaching scale
87.5%
Employed full-time
$108.8k
Average salary