Make your move into accounting

Our professional accounting courses help you future-proof your career and enhance your job and salary prospects in the digital environment. If you’ve completed previous studies and want to enhance your career, or change it entirely these courses are for you.

Technical, practical, strategic and more

You’ll get all the technical, practical and analytical skills good accountants require, plus you’ll improve your strategic thinking, understanding of various technologies, creativity and ability to devise innovative solutions in different environments.

Job-ready day one, chartered the next

By graduation, you’ll be equipped to provide the comprehensive and compelling financial narratives now sought by businesses, investors and others in finance. And, if you complete the Master of Professional Accounting, you may qualify for membership to CPA AustraliaACCA and the IPA, or apply for entry to the chartered accountants program of CAANZ.

Strong industry ties taking you further

Choose a Master of Professional Accounting to tailor your degree with a broad choice of electives. With our extended master program, you can specialise in business analytics, finance, or a CPA Australia extension delivered in partnership with CPA Australia. Or, take up our unique FASEA approved double master in professional accounting and financial planning to graduate with industry accreditations from both areas and a wide-open door to more career opportunities upon graduation.

Courses available

Your Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting provides you with a sound foundation in the concepts and procedures of accounting and finance. It can also launch you on the path towards a master degree.
 

Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting
Location
Hawthorn Campus
Duration
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Delivery
Blended mode
Intakes
8 February 2021
1 March 2021
2 August 2021
20 September 2021

Course fee (per year if studying full-time)*
A$14,800

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* Fees are annual full-time estimates for students commencing in 2021 only: Tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply for units studied in 2021 only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester. 

The Master of Professional Accounting future proofs you for a senior role in the rapidly changing accounting profession. Graduate with the ability to provide comprehensive and compelling financial narratives sought by businesses and investors today.
 

Master of Professional Accounting
Location
Hawthorn Campus
Duration
1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Delivery
Blended mode
Intakes
8 February 2021
1 March 2021
2 August 2021
20 September 2021
Course fee (per year if studying full-time)*
A$29,600
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* Fees are annual full-time estimates for students commencing in 2021 only: Tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply for units studied in 2021 only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester.

Turbocharge your Masters with our Extended version that covers 16 units. The Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) provides you with CPA, finance, business analytics and research specialisations, or six electives from across the AGSE.
 

Master of Professional Accounting (Extended)
Location
Hawthorn Campus
Duration
2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Delivery
Blended mode
Intakes
8 February 2021
1 March 2021
2 August 2021
20 September 2021
Course fee (per year if studying full-time)*
A$29,600
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* Fees are annual full-time estimates for students commencing in 2021 only: Tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply for units studied in 2021 only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester.

The Master of Professional Accounting and Financial Planning provides you with two degrees for the time and price of one, with many industry accreditations. Prepare for senior roles providing high-level financial planning and accounting advice.
 

Double Master of Professional Accounting and Financial Planning
Location
Hawthorn Campus
Duration
2 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Delivery
Blended mode
Intakes
8 February 2021
1 March 2021
2 August 2021
20 September 2021
Course fee (per year if studying full-time)*
A$29,600
Find out more

* Fees are annual full-time estimates for students commencing in 2021 only: Tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply for units studied in 2021 only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester.

Your Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting provides you with a sound foundation in the concepts and procedures of accounting and finance. It can also launch you on the path towards a master degree.
 

Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting
Location
Hawthorn Campus
Duration
6 months full-time 
Delivery
Blended mode
Intakes
1 March 2021
2 August 2021

Course fee (per year if studying full-time)**
A$18,240 (total for 2021)

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** The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Turbocharge your Masters with our Extended version that covers 16 units. The Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) provides you with CPA, finance, business analytics and research specialisations, or six electives from across the AGSE.
 

Master of Professional Accounting
Location
Hawthorn campus
Duration
18 months
Delivery
Blended mode
Intakes
1 March 2021
2 August 2021
Course fee (per year if studying full-time)**
A$36,480
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** The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Turbocharge your Masters with our Extended version that covers 16 units. The Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) provides you with CPA, finance, business analytics and research specialisations, or six electives from across the AGSE.
 

Master of Professional Accounting (Extended)
Location
Hawthorn campus
Duration
2 years
Delivery
Blended mode
Intakes
1 March 2021
2 August 2021

Course fee (per year if studying full-time)**
A$36,480 (total for 2021)

 

Find out more

** The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

The Master of Professional Accounting and Financial Planning provides you with two degrees for the time and price of one, with many industry accreditations. Prepare for senior roles providing high-level financial planning and accounting advice.
 

Double Master of Professional Accounting and Financial Planning
Location
Hawthorn campus
Duration
2 years
Delivery
Blended mode
Intakes
1 March 2021
2 August 2021
Course fee (per year if studying full-time)**
A$36,480 (total for 2021)
Find out more

** The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

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    "The Master of Professional Accounting is a comprehensive course of study specifically designed to prepare students for dynamic careers in fields such as, auditing, finance, taxation, share broking, risk management and systems design and analysis. It develops the soft skills along with the technical and digital skills."

    Associate Professor Ken Devos , Course Director, Master of Professional Accounting

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