Master of Professional Accounting

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

This degree is perfect if you are a recent graduate or young professional looking to focus your career as a practicing accountant.In this degree, you will cover the full spectrum of business, financial and management accounting – giving you a broad understanding of accounting and helping you build confidence working with current business accounting practices.By studying this course, you also may be eligible for exemptions towards industry accreditations and memberships such as Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants.

Designed for

Graduates in a non-accounting discipline to broaden their practical and theoretical knowledge and skills in accounting and related business areas


Students must complete 96 credit points and the course is structured into three parts: Part A Advanced preparatory studies (24 points), Part B Mastery knowledge (60 points) and Part C Application studies (12 points).


  • Accounting

Standard entry requirements

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent qualification with a weighted average mark (WAM) of 60 or an equivalent grade point average (GPA). Applicants who have completed relevant discipline units in an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) may be eligible for credit for advanced preparatory units on the basis of recognised prior learning (RPL).


CPA Australia; Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA); Institute of Public Accountants

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Caulfield International: $100,000 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Students may exit this course early and apply to graduate with Graduate Certificate of Business or the Graduate Diploma of Business, provided they have satisfied the requirements for that award during their enrolment in this master's course.

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