Professional Accounting - Financial Planning

Swinburne University of Technology

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24 months
36480 USD/year
29600 USD/year
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Swinburne’s Master of Professional Accounting - Financial Planning from Swinburne University of Technology puts you in poll position to take advantage of the shortage of professionally recognised accountants and financial planners.


This Professional Accounting - Financial Planning course from Swinburne University of Technology is designed for students who wish to obtain specialised knowledge and research skills in accounting and financial planning related areas of business. Students will learn to apply advanced conceptual and practical Accounting knowledge as well as developing knowledge in Financial Planning fields of investment, insurance, taxation, superannuation and retirement planning to undertake rewarding careers in accounting and related areas of business as well.

This course also provides a pathway for further specialised learning for associate membership to CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) programs.

Career opportunities

This suite of accounting courses provides an avenue for graduates to achieve professional recognition and help fill the shortage of professionally recognised accountants. As many graduates 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 
  • Elements of Financial Planning 
  • Investment and Behavioural Finance 
  • Ethics, Regulation and Client Management 
  • Corporate Financial Management 
  • Insurance and Estate Planning 
  • Superannuation and Retirement Planning 
  • Financial Advice Technology Project 
  • Corporations and Contract Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




200 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 098549G

  • A recognised bachelor degree in a related discipline or
  • A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience or
  • A Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting or
  • Masters Qualifying Program is available to International applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36480 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29600 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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