Location

Sydney CBD

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
Mode of delivery

Combination of Online and Face to Face, Face to Face

Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.

Location

Sydney CBD

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
Duration

2 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Combination of Online and Face to Face, Face to Face

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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UON program code: 12403
CRICOS code: 065471J

Study Advanced Professional Accounting

A career in accounting provides challenging, rewarding and versatile opportunities in the current business environment. Increasingly, businesses are looking for people with superior analytical skills which accounting can provide.

A Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) with a specialisation in International Business or Applied Finance, equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to succeed in accounting across the globe.

Why study with us?

  • Study in Sydney - Our state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of the Sydney CBD provide the optimum environment for you to excel in your studies.
  • Flexible study options - At UON, you can choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs.
  • Extended visa opportunity - For international students studying a Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) you will have the opportunity to receive an extended visa in Australia.
  • AACSB Accreditation - The University of Newcastle's Business School (NBS) has received AACSB Accreditation, earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs.

What you will study

The Masters of Professional Accounting (Advanced) is designed for students who have qualifications in an area other than accounting. You will gain knowledge of accounting concepts that are transferrable to organisations of all sizes, whether they are in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.

Specialise in International Business or Applied Finance - due to the increasing integration and interdependence of the global economy, an understanding of the principles of International Business such as cross-cultural management and global business management will complement studies in Professional Accounting, allowing graduates to position themselves for senior management roles in global firms. You will study:

  • management accounting
  • financial accounting
  • taxation
  • auditing
  • finance
  • law
  • economics
  • business decision making (statistics/quantitative methods)

Achieving the requirements of the Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) means you meet the eligibility requirement for entry into CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.


Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.

These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.

View the full course list

Career opportunities

The Masters of Professional Accounting (Advanced) is the gateway to membership with CPA and CAANZ, two internationally recognised professional qualifications. A thorough understanding of accounting principles and membership of internationally recognised professional accounting bodies make for a versatile and highly employable graduate.

Knowledge, skills and confidence in accounting are important attributes of senior managers. Accounting skills are transferrable across all industries and are required for sound financial decision making. The insights you will gain as a graduate of the Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to seek employment in fields, globally in areas such as:

  • financial accounting
  • management accounting
  • taxation
  • auditing
  • superannuation
  • investment
  • financial advising
  • banking
  • Stockbroking

The theory and accounting principles you have acquired through the Master of Professional Accounting will equip you for diverse real-world business situations. This knowledge will increase your value and see you fast-track to leadership and career advancement.