Master of Professional Accounting

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

This program aims to provide graduates from an accounting or non-accounting background with the opportunity to undertake studies leading toward associate membership of CPA Australia or entry into the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand to undertake the CA program or enter the IPA professional program.

Designed for

Non-accounting graduates


12 credit points of core units, plus completion of the compulsory zero credit point academic integrity unit.


  • Professional accounting

Standard entry requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree (AQF Level 7), major or other qualification (at a higher AQF level) in a related discipline, Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60%
  • Or a Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum WAM of 60, PLUS two years relevant work experience
  • Or successful completion of the Masters Qualifying Program (MQP)


Completion of the appropriate selection of units within the Master of Professional Accounting grants eligibility for entry as an associate member of CPA Australia, and meets the educational requirements for entry into the CA program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), Professional Accounting Program (PEP). Upon completion of appropriate program units, it is also possible to receive exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) towards the ACCA qualification. Completion of this qualification will allow students to enter the Certified Management Accountants (CMA) study program.

Study pathways

Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting; Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Burwood Domestic: $43,188
International: $58,180
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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