24 months
35720 AUD/year
26685 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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A Professional Accounting (Advanced) from University of Newcastle with a specialisation in International Business, equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to succeed in accounting across the globe.

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The Masters of Professional Accounting (Advanced) is designed for students who have qualifications in an area other than accounting. You will gain knowledge of accounting concepts that are transferrable to organisations of all sizes, whether they are in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.

Career opportunities

The Professional Accounting (Advanced) from 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/quantitative methods)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

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.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 065471J
  • Entry into the Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) will be available for applicants who have:
  • Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, in any field of study; 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

    35720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35720 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26685 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26685 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 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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