Master of Accounting

Kaplan Business School

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 02426B

The Master of Accounting is ideal for those from a non-accounting background who require a pathway into professional bodies such as the CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and ACCA. Students hone general management skills and knowledge related to contemporary accounting issues and its practices. Graduates are able to analyse accounting issues effectively and strategically within a range of theories and frameworks. Graduates are typically employed in taxation, financial advice, costing, investigative accounting, strategic management and management consulting. Many company directors and managers have graduated with accounting qualifications.

Designed for

Students who have not completed an undergraduate degree but who wish to qualify as professional accountants


16 core subjects


  • Accounting

Standard entry requirements

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent). English Entry Requirements: Academic IELTS Overall 6.0, with no individual band score less than 6.0) or
  • TOEFLiBT - 72 or
  • TOEIC - 700 or
  • FCE & CAE - overall score of 169 (with no band less than 169) or
  • PTE Academic - Score of 54 or
  • EAP - Level 3


All Bachelor and postgraduate accounting programmes are outcomes-focused and accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Accountant Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and Certified Practicing Accountants Australia (CPA).

Study pathways

Graduates may apply for credit entry into the Kaplan Business School's Master of Business Administration or a related graduate degree at another Australian higher education provider.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Domestic: $39,200
International: $41,600
No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
Sydney Domestic: $39,200
International: $41,600
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 2 years
Adelaide Domestic: $39,200
International: $41,600
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 2 years
Brisbane Domestic: $39,200
International: $41,600
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

International students are required to undertake a full time study workload.

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