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Professional Accountancy and Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #287 (QS) Palmerston North, New Zealand| Online
The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance at Massey University is the only postgraduate degree in New Zealand combining the vital business disciplines of accountancy and finance.
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The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance at Massey University shows a commitment to gaining the business capabilities that are sought-after by potential employers. 

Learning outcomes

It will build on your previous study and/or practical work experience to help you develop an excellent understanding of accountancy and finance principles and practical applications. 

It is the only masters qualification where your study covers both these disciplines.Whether or not you come from a background in accountancy and finance, the MPAF will help build on your skills to help you move into more senior roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Systems
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Management Accounting and Decision Making
  • Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Management in Organisations
  • Law of Business
  • Economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance (MPAF) will meet the University admission requirements as specified, and have completed an undergraduate degree achieving at least a B grade average in the highest two levels of the majoring subject.
  • Verified academic transcripts of all previous tertiary level studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19870 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4324 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Domestic students: 6609 NZD
  • International students: 30370 NZD

Living costs for Palmerston North

  • 1100 - 2100 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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


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