La Trobe University

Master of Extended Professional Accounting

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Combine accounting expertise with specialist insights. Business operations are being transformed in the digital era, leading to high demand for accountants who can blend technical expertise with a global perspective and data analytics skills. Want to become an accounting expert with career options beyond the traditional roles of accounting? La Trobe's Master of Extended Professional Accounting offers you the flexibility to extend your study into a range of specialist business areas. In this accredited degree, you'll build the skills and knowledge to create, analyse and interpret the accounting information that's essential in all businesses and public enterprises. Be ready to help evaluate business models, advise on strategy and decision-making, audit accounts and manage tax issues. Gain a valuable blend of technical expertise and hands-on experience that'll broaden your career opportunities.


To qualify for the award of Master of Extended Professional Accounting, students must complete 240 credit points consisting of: 165 core credit points 15 core choice credit points 60 specialisation credit points


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Accounting Principles and Practices
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Foundations of Company and Commercial Law
  • Management Accounting
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Statistics for Business and Finance

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Undergraduate requirements - Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $80,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $80,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Dec 8 2023

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