Master of Professional Accounting

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

This program will allow students to meet the entry requirements of professional accounting bodies including CPA (Certified Practicing Accountants) Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. It will teach students how to analyse, research and make informed recommendations about a broad range of accounting problems and issues. They will learn essential accounting principles, practices and techniques and be able to apply them to a variety of situations including: auditing; financial reporting; internal controls; finance and management accounting. Graduates will also appreciate the ethical, legal and professional dynamics of accounting and the accounting profession.


160 Credit Points.


  • Accounting

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline
  • Or Graduate Certificate in a related discipline. International applicants need to meet English Language Proficiency requirements.


The Master of Professional Accounting has been designed to meet the entry requirements of the professional accounting bodies, CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Study pathways

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting or Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting may exit from the course with the relevant award.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne (St Patrick's) Domestic: $56,000
International: $62,000
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Further information

Career paths: Accounting firms and Financial management

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