Accounting jobs today require expertise and the ability to communicate effectively. By studying the Master of Professional Accounting program you will be provided the opportunity to think critically and communicate effectively whilst engaging with the community through industry partnerships.
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Accounting at Western
Are you considering a career in Accounting?
Do you hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent?
The Master of Professional Accounting is an accredited graduate conversion program. It provides opportunities for applicants holding a degree (recognised as equivalent to an Australian three year undergraduate degree) in any discipline, other than an accredited accounting major, to complete the pre-entry educational requirements for CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).
The program delivers a contemporary education in accounting principles and procedures supported by knowledge of associated disciplines of law, economics and finance. During this program you will learn how to apply accounting concepts, theories and models through a range of individual and collaborative means, including industry relevant projects and realistic business problems
CPA Australia is one of the world’s largest accounting bodies operating in 125 countries and regions around the world. Employees and members work together with local and international bodies to represent the views and concerns of the profession to governments, regulators, industries, academia and the general public.
The Institute of Public Accountants is one of three professional accounting bodies recognised in Australian legislation, alongside the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and CPA Australia. The IPA represents over 35,000 qualified accountants throughout Australia and overseas.
Chartered Certified Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) are one of the leading professional associations of leaders in business and finance in Australia and New Zealand. With offices in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, they are a professional membership body that supports business and accounting professionals achieve success.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fee: AUD $31,760*
Delivery: On campus
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As an accounting graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Accountant in a private corporation or government agency
- Business management
Accountants provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, planning and decision-making by organisations and individuals.
Accounting Clerks monitor creditor and debtor accounts, undertake related routine documentation, and calculate and investigate the cost of wages, materials, overheads and other operating costs.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.