University of South Australia (UniSA)

Master of Professional Accounting (DMPC)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Master of Professional Accounting prepares students for practice as professional accountants. Students develop analytical, general business management and problem-solving skills, and gain a comprehensive understanding of accounting practice. Studies focus on financial and management accounting, finance, commercial law, taxation law and auditing as well as contemporary research and real-life case studies with the opportunity to complete an industry placement in Australia or overseas. Students graduate well equipped for a global career, knowledgeable in areas such as commerce, tax, financial management, and public practice.


72 units.


  • Professional accounting

Standard entry requirements

  • Completed bachelor degree, graduate diploma or graduate certificate from a recognised higher education institution
  • Applicants who have completed a bachelor degree in a business discipline, a bachelor degree with a major in business, commerce, marketing or management or a graduate certificate in a business discipline, are eligible to enter the program with 0.5 EFTSL (18 units) Advanced Standing and complete the program in 1.5 years of full time study or equivalent. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


The program is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and satisfies the educational requirements for entry into the Chartered Accountants Program. It is also accredited by CPA Australia and satisfies the educational requirements for entry into the CPA Program.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City West International: $75,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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