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Master of Professional Accounting
Master of Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting

  • ID:HI610039
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$500.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$19,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • Application Fee:$500.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$19,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

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  • An Australian Bachelor Degree, Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate, or an approved international equivalent, in a non-accounting discipline. Students with a general Bachelor Degree in Commerce (no specific major) are eligible to apply. Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis Applicants must demonstrate their preparedness, aptitude and ability to cope with formal postgraduate study at this qualification level.

  • Interviews may be conducted as part of the application assessment process.

  • Advanced standing: You may be able to shorten the length of your studies by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, or work and life experience.

English Requirement

IELTS 6.5 or Equivalence

Course Information

The Master of Professional Accounting equips you with the skills and expertise required to excel in the professional field of accounting. Graduates of the course will have a thorough foundation in the traditional disciplines underpinning the accounting profession.

Throughout the course, you will become proficient in integrating advanced theoretical and technical accounting and related knowledge. This includes auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, taxation law, and business and corporations law.

In addition, you will develop an understanding of research methods and a selection of advanced taxation law and practice, advanced business and corporations law, corporate governance and management.

After completion of this course, you will have the capacity to work and pursue a career in a range of roles, organisations and sectors, both public and private, to provide solutions across a wide array of disciplines encompassed by the accounting profession.

At Holmesglen, we are committed to supporting our students to achieve their learning goals, so we provide small classes with hands-on experiences. With small classes, you won't be lost in the crowd. You'll soon get to know your fellow students and feel part of Holmesglen - and your teachers will know you as an individual.

CRICOS 083073G

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Course structure

Mode of study: Full-time, on-campus face-to-face delivery.

All new students commencing in a higher education course must attend their Faculty Course Orientation and Holmesglen's Higher Education Orientation.

Major studies

This program will build your knowledge of Accounting, Auditing, Economics, Finance, Law, Statistics, Taxation Law and Practice, Financial Accounting and Management Accounting.

Key study areas include:

• Auditing principles and practice

• Taxation practice and taxation law

• Financial accounting

• Understanding business and corporations laws

• Understanding of the modern economy

• Advanced management accounting methodologies.

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) consists of 16 subjects (13 core subjects and three electives).


  • Accounting

  • Information systems for Accountants

  • Business economics

  • Management accounting and statistics

  • Financial accounting and reporting

  • Business and corporations law

  • Accounting theory

  • Managerial finance

  • Taxation law and practice

  • Auditing and assurance

  • Critical thinking and communication

  • Research methods

  • Research project

  • Strategic management accounting

  • Advanced business & corporations law

  • Advanced taxation law and practice

  • Organisational behaviour and design

  • Corporate governance

  • Strategic management

  • Workplace attributes and communication

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Accountant (general)

  • Financial accountant

  • Management accountant

  • Taxation accountant

  • External or internal auditor.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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