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Professional Accounting

La Trobe University

18 months
39000 AUD/year
30800 AUD/year
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Expand your career horizons with invaluable professional accounting skills with the master of Professional Accounting offered at La Trobe University.  

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The Master of Professional Accounting offered at La Trobe University   not only delivers essential accounting concepts, it applies them to diverse business environments.

It's an ideal course if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major and want to increase your potential.

You'll learn: 

Financial and management accounting

  • Recognise and apply the accounting principles that govern the preparation, presentation and communication of accounting information.


  • Understand concepts involved in the auditing process and integrate them with practical applications. 


  • Examine Commonwealth income tax legislation and the implications of income tax on individuals and businesses.

Economics and finance

  • Learn a variety of economic concepts and how they're applied in business and policy-making.


Skilled accounting professionals are required for a diverse range of roles in commercial and public-sector organisations including:

Financial accountant

  • Manage accounting records, financial statements and tax returns individuals, companies, trusts and super funds.
  • Process payroll, provide consultation and perform cost-benefit analysis.

Tax accountant

  • Examine taxes owed and prepare tax returns that comply with reporting and payment requirements.

Financial manager

  • Provide management with financial advice and formulate business and budget plans. 

Forensic accountant

  • Perform forensic analysis on financial data and identify potential fraud or business revenue loss.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Management & Marketing 
  • Accounting & Finance 
  • Principles of Economics 
  • Statistics for Business and Finance  
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Financial Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 106758F

  • Academic level 
Australian Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • Alternate entry
Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors, including academic record, English proficiency and/or employment experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    30800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30800 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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