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About

The Professional Accounting programme at the University of Newcastle is a qualification that equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to succeed in accounting and aid career progression to senior management level.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Why study with us?

  • Study in Sydney - our state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of the Sydney CBD provide the optimum environment for you to excel in your studies.
  • Flexible study options - you can choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs.
  • Research-led academics - our lecturers are professionally qualified accountants with industry experience.
  • Combine your degree with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and you can graduate with two degrees in less time than it would take to complete them separately.
  • Industry Accreditation - our Master of Professional Accounting is designed to provide accreditation with the major professional bodies in accounting, including CPA Australia, CA Australia and New Zealand and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
  • AACSB Accreditation - the Newcastle Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than five percent of the world's business programs.

Career opportunities

The Professional Accounting programme at the University of Newcastle is the gateway to membership with CPA Australia, CA Australia and New Zealand and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), three internationally recognised professional qualifications. A thorough understanding of accounting principles and membership of internationally recognised professional accounting bodies make for a versatile and highly employable graduate.

Knowledge, skills and confidence in accounting are important attributes of senior managers. Accounting skills are transferrable across all industries and are required for sound financial decision making. The insights you will gain as a graduate of the Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to seek employment in careers such as:

  • Forensic Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Ratings Analyst
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Advisor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Accounting
  • financial accounting
  • taxation
  • auditing
  • finance
  • law
  • economics
  • business decision making (statistics)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

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

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Newcastle and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 059999E
  • Entry into the Master of Professional Accounting will be available for applicants who have:
  • Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, in the discipline; or
  • Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, not in the discipline and 1 year relevant organisational experience; or
  • At least 7 years' relevant organisational experience, including 2 years in a management position; or
  • Successful completion of 75% (30 units) of one of the following UoN programs:
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Marketing
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33770 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33770 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    26870 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26870 AUD per year during 18 months.

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.

Funding

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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