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Professional Accounting

University of Tasmania

18 months
36369 AUD/year
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This Professional Accounting course at University of Tasmania provides training in accounting primarily for those who do not have an accounting background. Successful completion of this course means that you will be eligible for professional accounting body associate membership. 

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The MPA is primarily designed for graduates with an undergraduate degree, from disciplines other than accounting, to develop skills to meet the entry requirements necessary for Associate Membership of the professional accounting bodies.

You develop the skills to question and find solutions by applying your technical knowledge and ability to research authentic situations in the accounting context. 

You also learn to interact within diverse groups and communicate your findings to both accountants and non-accountants through the most appropriate method.

Career outcomes 

This Professional Accounting  course at University of Tasmania   offers participants from different academic and experiential backgrounds the opportunity to specialise in accounting for professional recognition purposes. Accounting is often cited as the language of business. 

People with accounting skills are in high demand in the business and corporate world embracing areas such as finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, banking and information systems, and such skills are increasingly important to groups performing an overview function such as directors.


This course is accredited with the professional accounting bodies in Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Perspectives and Research
  • Accounting Systems and Processes
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Australian Tax Law
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Economics and Statistical Analysis 
  • Financial and Corporate Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.


150 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 048893F 

For entry to this course, you need to have:

  • an undergraduate or Masters degree in a non-accounting discipline, or equivalent, from an approved tertiary institution; or
  • a Graduate Certificate, or equivalent, from an approved tertiary institution; or
  • qualifications, relevant work experience or other special circumstances, as approved by the Executive Dean or delegated authority.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36369 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54554 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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