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Professional Accounting (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney

24 months
891 AUD/credit
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The Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) at the University of Technology Sydney is designed to provide non-accounting graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge required for a career in professional accounting.   

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This course provides the ideal academic foundation to pursue a career in accounting. It provides the knowledge, understanding and expertise necessary for employment in the accounting profession. Further, the professional recognition of the course by CPA Australia and ICAA provides students with internationally recognised qualifications that enhance both their employment and promotion opportunities.

Course aims  

The Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) at the University of Technology Sydney aims to provide local and international graduates with the requisite knowledge in accounting and the role accounting plays in providing information products supporting all areas of business activity. In addition to providing a professionally recognised qualification, the course comprises a mix of accounting, finance, legal, communication and economics subjects that collectively provide a range of business skills and knowledge that are essential for employment in today's dynamic business environment.


Career options include management-level positions in industry or government, as well as not-for-profit organisations. With the CPA and ICAA qualification being recognised internationally, the prospect for overseas employment is also enhanced.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice
  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Financial Management 
  • Contemporary Business Law
  • Economics for Management
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Cost Management and Analysis 
  • Corporate Accounting

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 061286J   

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    891 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 891 AUD per credit during 24 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /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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