Master of Professional Accounting

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K

This program is specifically designed to comply with the accreditation requirements of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). This course provides an in-depth theoretical knowledge of accounting with relevant skills and expertise that enable students to become professional accounting practitioners. The course content delivers a contemporary education in accounting principles and procedures supported by knowledge of associated disciplines of law, economics and finance. Students will learn to apply accounting concepts, theories and models through a range of individual and collaborative means using a blended learning design that draws from industry relevant projects with exposure to realistic business problems.


120 credit points


  • Professional accounting
  • Corporate finance
  • Economics
  • Commercial law
  • Company law
  • Auditing

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline other than accredited accounting major


CPA Australia; Institute of Public Accountants; The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia; The National Institute of Accountants

Study pathways

A maximum of 3 introductory units may be granted as academic credits.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta City International: $47,580 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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