Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Face to Face
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.
2 years full-time.
Face to Face
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.
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:
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.
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 careers such as a:
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.
The Newcastle Business School is accredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs. AACSB is the premier, and longest-standing, international accrediting body for business programs and is the international benchmark for excellence in business education.