Master of Professional Accounting

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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

Professional accreditation

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.

The School of Business has been awarded AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation for its excellence in business education.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $30,824*

Delivery: On campus

Fee: AUD $31,760*

Delivery: On campus

 

 

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"Studying at Western Sydney University, you gain a solid grounding in the basics, even if you’re not from a financial background. It’s a thorough and challenging program."

— Lloyd D’Silva. Master of Accountancy

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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.