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Master of Professional Accounting - SPACC1 - 2017

Course overview

The Master of Professional Accounting is a conversion course for graduates of degrees other than accounting who want move into the accounting field.

Graduates with non-accounting or partial accounting backgrounds can get the qualifications to meet the academic requirements for membership of CPA Australia and The Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The course focuses on contemporary knowledge and skills required for practice as a public or chartered accountant, effective management, accountability and control, and effective decision-making for financial success.

Studies in the Master of Professional Accounting will provide the technical and conceptual skills required to become a competent accountant, and will develop students' abilities to analyse, criticise and synthesise various accounting and related principles, methods and techniques. The skills and knowledge gained from this course will prepare students to be effective managers or financial analysts.

Why study with us

  • As an on-campus student you have the flexibility to study at one of our various locations including Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin.
  • Or you can study your Master's online. Study anywhere anytime.
  • Times Higher Education ranks CDU in the list of top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old.
  • Full-time and part-time study options are available.

Career opportunities

Graduates work as accountants or financial analysts, and may increase promotional opportunities in their existing occupations.


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Professional recognition

A conversion course that enables graduates with non-accounting or partial accounting backgrounds to meet the academic requirements for membership of CPA Australia and The Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

More details about the course

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  • Admission Requirements
  • Credit Transfer and Pathways
  • Course Structure
  • Study Plan
  • Course Fees.
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