Master of Professional Accounting

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Graduates of degree courses other than accounting may wish to enhance their management skills or become professional accountants by undertaking a conversion course such as this MPA. The course enables graduates with non-accounting or partial accounting backgrounds to meet the academic requirements for membership of CPA Australia and The Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). The course focuses on contemporary knowledge and skills required for practice as a public or chartered accountant, effective management, accountability and control, and effective decision-making for financial success.

Designed for

Students whose current qualifications partially satisfy the application requirements of accounting bodies; or graduates with a non-accounting degree

Structure

This 120cp course comprises of core accounting units and 1 specialist elective.

Subjects

  • Professional accounting

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in any discipline other than Accounting

Recognition

CPA Australia (CPA); Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
CDU Waterfront Darwin Domestic: $35,424
International: $46,800
No information available Yes No information available
CDU Sydney Domestic: $35,424
International: $46,800
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

Applicants who have fully satisfied the entry requirements of the accounting professional bodies in their first degree are not eligible for entry. Applicants who may have partially satisfied the entry requirements of the accounting professional bodies in their first degree are required to have their qualifications assessed by CPA Australia and CAANZ to ensure that they will exit with the academic qualification required for accreditation by the Australian Professional Accounting Bodies.

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