MPA On Campus

Professional Accounting (Advanced)

Murdoch University

24 months
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Are you an international student wanting to study accounting in Australia? Then this Professional Accounting (Advanced) MPA program offered at Murdoch University is the course for you.


From mining to music, accounting is vital to every organisation in every industry. It’s an essential part of an organisation’s decision-making, planning, and even performance evaluation.

At this Professional Accounting (Advanced) MPA program offered at Murdoch University, you’ll learn about accounting processes and business finance. You’ll work on project teams with your peers to put accounting theory into practice with our industry partners, gaining real-world experience.

3 reasons to study a Master of Professional Accounting at Murdoch

  • Get practical experience through projects where you’ll work with our academics, other students and industry partners. Our industry partners include government agencies, mining companies, accounting firms, IT service firms and real estate companies.
  • Select electives in wider business units such as leadership, strategic management and applied business research to further enhance your employability.
  • Our teaching staff have won teaching excellence awards, secured grant funding from CPA Australia, published journal articles and are actively involved in the industry.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Accounting for managers
  • Business finance
  • Accounting processes
  • Corporate accounting
  • Taxation principles

Your future career

A postgraduate qualification can help you further your current career and move into a more senior role, or help you change career paths to pursue new opportunities.

Depending on your own situation and career aspirations, your career could include roles such as:

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Accountant
  • Management or Cost Accountant
  • Taxation Accountant, Agent or Consultant
  • Auditor

Good financial management is needed across all industries. You could find yourself working in government, media, advertising, finance, and other areas of business or non-government organisations (NGOs).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Business Governance
  • Research Preparation for Business
  • Organisational Behaviour and Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Accounting Processes
  • Business Finance
  • Taxation Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 057228J

  • Recognised Bachelor's degree or higher, or equivalent training, or professional training. Students who have completed a degree with an accounting major from an Australian university will not be considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • National: Commonwealth supported 

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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Professional Accounting (Advanced)
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