24 months
40200 AUD/year
30600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Gain specialised knowledge and research skills relevant across industry sectors and prepare for senior roles where you will be relied upon for your valuable insights and analysis with our Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) from Swinburne University of Technology.

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Swinburne’s strong industry connections will ensure your learning experience is practical with expert guest speakers, topical projects, real-world case histories and embedded use of industry software Xero.

Choose the business analytics specialisation and develop your expertise in booming areas such as data visualisation, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and insights, mobile applications and social networks.

Choose the finance specialisation to delve more deeply into finance and banking areas of interest, such as corporate financial management, capital markets, business and entity valuations and risk management.

Career opportunities

This Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) from Swinburne University of Technology provides an avenue for graduates to achieve professional recognition and help fill the shortage of professionally recognised accountants. As many candidates may already be established in a business career, the key vocational outcomes may arise from better current job performance together with new opportunities opening in the accounting and finance areas.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accounting Systems and Reporting 
  • Company Auditing 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Taxation Principles and Planning 
  • Financial Accounting and Theory 
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Research 
  • Economics 
  • Business Modelling and Analysis 
  • Corporate Financial Management 
  • Corporations and Contract Law 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 099474C

  • a recognised bachelor degree in any discipline or
  • a Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting * (For students without a recognised bachelor degree) or
  • completion of the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (International applicants only) 
  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
  • Swinburne English Language Centre: EAP 5 Advanced level with overall 70% and all skills 65% or above
  • Or equivalent measures available here.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30600 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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