Master of Professional Accounting - Master of Business Administration

James Cook University (JCU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Be equipped with a range of professional skills to work as an accountant or in a senior management position. Cover key areas in accounting and finance while gaining valuable skills in strategy and leadership. Apply your complementary knowledge in accounting and business administration to deliver creative solutions in your workplace. Develop your professional judgement with a strong understanding of two prominent disciplines. Learn how to relate advanced accounting knowledge to business practices, including auditing, finance, economics, and commercial, corporation, and taxation law. Demonstrate your synthesis of knowledge with an applied research project.

Designed for

Students interested in being more competitive and capable in pursuing their corporate career


48 credit points by coursework


  • Professional accounting
  • Business administration

Standard entry requirements

  • AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a business discipline other than accounting
  • Or equivalent


This course is jointly accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). Students who complete this course may join either or both professional accounting bodies.

Study pathways

Students who have completed the requirements for the GDipAcc or the GCertAcc may be granted credit for all subjects provided the award is surrendered.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Brisbane International: $59,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
JCU Cairns International: $59,200 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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