Master of Professional Accounting

CQUniversity (RTO 40939)
Institution rating
From 2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
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Why study this course

  • Use this course as a pathway into a career in accounting and financial management
  • Learn about business law, statistics, economics, computer software applications, information assurance, forensic accounting and financial data analysis
  • Gain real-world experience through an internship and practical tasks using Microsoft Excel and Access as well as SAP enterprise system software

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This program is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and meets associate membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than accounting from an Australian university or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of an accounting bachelor degree from an overseas institution that doesn't meet accreditation with an Australian accounting registration body for associate membership purposes; OR
  • Successful completion of a graduate diploma in any discipline from an Australian university

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Economics for managers
  • Managerial finance
  • Accounting in Australia
  • Foundations of accounting
  • Accounting systems and information assurance
  • Auditing and ethics
  • Australian commercial law
  • Corporations and business structures
  • Taxation law in Australia

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, CQUniversity can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

During this program, you will have the opportunity to complete 10 consecutive weeks of work placement.

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Master of Professional Accounting
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Published Jul 2018
Master of Professional AccountingCQUniversity
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Study modeOn-campus
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It is helpful to gain more experience in accounting field with practical knowledge.
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Support and delivery

When you study with CQUniversity, you will have access to:

  • Study materials, discussion forums, recorded lectures as well as electronic library resources via an online portal
  • All facilities and resources that are available at CQU campuses and study centres across the country
  • Peer support and advice from fellow students through the Student Mentor Program
  • Learning support services including peer-assisted study sessions, and the Academic Learning Centre which provides academic advice and guidance

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Master of Professional Accounting

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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