Take your accounting career to the next level with a Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) from Western. This postgraduate degree gives you an in-depth understanding of accounting theory, principles and procedures. And teaches relevant aspects of the law, economics and finance to nurture your ability to provide quality business information and solutions.
Note: Not all units are available on listed campuses. Please refer to our handbook for more information.
Postgraduate Information Sessions
Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western.
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Accounting at Western
This degree shows how to apply your knowledge to solving real-world business problems. Gives you an in-depth understanding of accounting theory, principles and procedures. Teaches relevant aspects of the law, economics and finance to assist in your ability to provide quality information and solutions to business.
Emerge with the qualifications you need to become a member of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and Certified Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Be prepared to thrive in the world of tomorrow.
Taught across four campuses, including our brand-new Parramatta City campus, Western offers the latest in high-tech learning and teaching facilities.
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 $31,720*
Delivery: On campus
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As an accounting graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Tax agent
- Tax accountant
- Accounting Clerk
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.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.