Master On Campus

Accounting (Professional)

23 months
38514 AUD/year
35947 AUD/year
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The Master of Accounting (Professional) program at Bond University gives those with undergraduate credentials in fields other than accounting an opportunity to gain a professional accounting qualification.


The professional Master of Accounting (Professional) program at Bond University follows the same structure as the Master of Accounting program with an additional 20-week professional portfolio component to ensure you get real-world experience before you graduate. Every student who achieves a GPA of 2.0 by their penultimate semester has the opportunity to complete an internship as part of this program.

You will also have the opportunity to gain a Bloomberg certification during your degree and unlock your potential for more job opportunities in the global market. Bond is the only university in Australia with 40 Bloomberg terminals, providing unparalleled access to live financial data. Any completed relatable undergraduate program will also gain you up to 40 credit points towards the Master of Accounting program.

Recognised internationally, this program is professionally accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ), Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA).

Key features

  • Bond Business School's Master of Accounting course offers access to two financial trading rooms and 40 Bloomberg terminals - the most of any university in Australia
  • Smaller classes and personal mentoring – learn in groups of around 20 to 30, delivering more interaction and more support
  • Bond Business undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are internationally recognised and accredited worldwide

Professional outcomes

Accounting and financial literacy skills are needed by every business in the world. It is a globally recognised profession with a broad range of roles, often leading to careers in senior management. Master of Accounting (Professional) graduates are eligible for employment in professional accounting practices (public accounting or chartered accountants), corporations, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. The degree is also useful to managers who are exposed to accounting on a day-to-day basis.

It is recommended that you become an affiliate of a professional body such as CPA Australia or Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ). These groups provide valuable opportunities to network with other professionals in the industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting & Company Reporting
  • Taxation Practice for Accountants
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Auditing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 23 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Program not available for domestic students.


120 alternative credits

120 – 160 


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 063521J  
  • Master of Accounting (Professional) applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree or postgraduate degree in any discipline other than accounting, or hold a non-degree professional accounting qualification with at least five years’ work experience. Applicants without a recognised prior qualification will be required to undertake a further four units of coursework. 
  • As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language.
  • Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students.
  • In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38514 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 73820 AUD for the full programme during 23 months.
  • National

    35947 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 68900 AUD for the full programme during 23 months.

Living costs for Gold Coast

1313 - 2310 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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