18 months
21452 USD/year
9240 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Kick-start a global career in accountancy with this Master of Professional Accounting from University of Auckland. 

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The Master of Professional Accounting from University of Auckland is a professional coursework masters programme that will provide you with knowledge and skills in business, accounting, finance, commercial law and taxation.

It will enable you to continue developing personally and professionally in your career and provide the academic preparation for graduates seeking to qualify as chartered accountants or certified practising accountants. The programme is recognised by NZICA, CPA Australia, ACCA and CIMA.


You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to launch a career and differentiate yourself from others in the competitive international job market.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Auditor
  • Business advisor
  • Management accountant
  • Policy advisor
  • Systems accountant
  • Tax specialist

Programme Structure


  • The MProfAcctg is an 18-month, 240-point programme studied over six quarters. You will study core business courses before continuing on to study a set of specialised accounting and related courses.
  • You will also complete four professional development modules as an important component of your degree. These will equip you with the professional skills that you will need to enhance your employability and success in the business world.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • 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

  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree in business or a non-business degree in a relevant discipline such as arts, engineering, technology, or science. Your study must be from a recognised university (or similar institution) and you will need a GPE of 5.0 in the most advanced courses taken. 
  • If you have completed advanced course(s) in an undergraduate degree that are considered substantially similar to courses in this programme you will be required to complete substitute course(s). Advice will be provided to you on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32179 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13860 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$23,640
  • International: NZ$54,885

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /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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