Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) Advanced is a two-year course designed for non-accounting graduates who want a career in the accounting profession and want to enhance their learning experience by including another discipline specialisation within their course. The learning experience and knowledge areas in the MPA Advanced are focused on the practice of accounting.Within the MPA Advanced, you can choose to complete one of three possible specialisations, depending on your career aspirations. The Financial Management specialisation enables you to focus on areas of financial management such as banking and securities. The International Business specialisation allows you to broaden your knowledge of intercultural aspects of the business environment. The Business Analytics specialisation equips you with the skills to utilise and interpret data to inform business strategies and add value to businesses.


The Master of Professional Accounting Advanced requires the successful completion of 96 credit points of subjects that includes 72 credit points of core subjects and 24 credit points of subjects from the specialisation


  • Accounting

Standard entry requirements

A recognised Bachelors degree, or equivalent, with an average mark of 50% or a UOW Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting.


This course enables students to meet the educational and membership requirements of a number of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants ANZ, the Institute of Public Accountants, and international professional associations ACCA and CIMA.

Study pathways

Students who have completed a UOW Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting will be granted 24 credit points (4 core subjects) credit towards their MPA degree.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Sydney Business School International: $64,128 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
Wollongong International: $64,128 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Sydney Business School, Wollongong.

Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

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