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About

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) offered by the University of Wollongong is designed for students who want a career in the accounting profession and therefore the learning experience and knowledge areas are focused on the practice of accounting. 

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Overview

As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) offered by the University of Wollongong first introduces the fundamental principles of accounting, economics and aspects of the economic system and then proceeds to the study of specific knowledge areas which are vital for accounting professionals. 

You will develop knowledge and skills to apply accounting principles in the preparation and interpretation of financial statements and, to enable you to research current accounting issues. You will also have an understanding of the differences between accounting principles and taxation law and the tax implications of business activities.

Why choose this course

  • We offer three intakes per year, and many subjects are scheduled to fit in with your professional and lifestyle commitments. Some classes are offered on a weekly basis, mostly in the evening, while others run in intensive mode over the weekend to minimise time away from other responsibilities.
  • Our courses are continually developed, informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources.
  • Our dedicated student support services are built around your individual needs. Our student advisors, academic staff and careers consultant are available each week for consultation. Study skills workshops are also run weekly to ensure your success. We provide a number of social and semi-formal events that give you the opportunity to network with your peers, members of the local business community and alumni.
  • International students can choose to take up the option of selecting the elective subject, Global Workplace Practice, which includes practical job seeking activities and access to the Australian workforce either through an internship, industry-based project or part-time employment.

Programme Structure

Course Structure

  • Accounting Foundations for Professionals
  • Applied Financial Accounting
  • Theoretical Foundations of Accounting
  • Applied Management Accounting
  • Management and Information Systems
  • Professional Practice - Auditing & Risk Assurance
  • Professional Practice - Taxation
  • Economics for Professionals
  • Statistics for Decision Making
  • Managerial Finance
  • Legal Studies for Professionals
  • Law of Business Organisations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
86
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised Bachelors degree, or equivalent, with an average mark of 50% or a UOW Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting.
  • Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/or substantial relevant professional of managerial experience will also be considered for entry.
  • CRICOS: 087681F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31392 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47088 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    30720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46080 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

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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