18 months
60665 AUD/year
45200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Professional Accounting program from The University of Western Australia provides training in the technical aspects of the preparation of accounting data; develops your skills in the application of accounting information to solve problems and make decisions; and develops the important professional skills such as communication and critical thinking. 

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Graduates who hold an undergraduate degree in Accounting should seek advice from the Business School before applying for this course.

Students enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting at UWA are able to complete the professional study requirements of the Chartered Accountants (CA) qualification as part of their degree, setting students apart in the job market.

Career Pathways 

This Master of Professional Accounting program from The University of Western Australia offers a variety of career paths in the private and public sectors, public accounting firms, small business and self-employment. Professional accountants are employed as company directors, board members, chief executive officers and partners in business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Applied Professional Business Communications 
  • Economics for Business: Applications and Policy 
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making  
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting 
  • Intermediate Corporate Financial Accounting 
  • Principles of Auditing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 083274J   

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification*, as recognised by UWA; and either:
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; or
  • at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or
  • completed a Graduate Certificate in Commerce at UWA.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    60665 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 90998 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    45200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 67800 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.

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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