Master of Professional Accounting

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This coursework Masters provides an opportunity for graduates whose first degree is in a discipline other than accounting, to undertake major studies in accounting and law. This course will lead to the acquisition of accounting skills and knowledge, and fulfilment of the entry requirements of the accounting professional bodies.

Designed for

Graduates whose first degree is in an area other than accounting


12 units: 240 credit points


  • Accounting Concepts and Applications
  • Quantitative Skills for Business
  • Principles of Contract and Corporate Law in Business
  • Corporate Accounting and Reporting
  • Accounting for Managerial Planning and Control
  • Business Finance
  • plus more

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have an approved undergraduate degree in a discipline other than accounting from a recognised Australian institution. Alternatively applicants can have an approved undergraduate degree from a non-Australian institution recognised under NOOSR guidelines as equivalent to an Australian undergraduate degree.


Institute of Public Accountants (IPA); CPA Australia; Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)

Study pathways

Further studies: Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated): Students interested in completing a PhD in Accounting should consider the Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $44,280
International: $53,800
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

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