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Master of Professional Accounting
Master of Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting

  • ID:UWA610200
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have

(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification*, as recognised by UWA; and either:

(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;


(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or

(2) completed a Graduate Certificate in Commerce at UWA.

*Applicants who have a Bachelor's Degree with a major in accounting, or an equivalent qualification, are not eligible for admission.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

This course provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain a professional level qualification with one of the premier professional accounting bodies in Australia, recognised both nationally and internationally. The opportunity to embed the professional level program into the Master of Professional Accounting is only being offered to a select number of universities in Australia and only to UWA in this state. Master of Professional Accounting graduates would normally complete the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand Program, which is a registered Level 8 award with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) after graduating.


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Course structure details


Students who have not completed the Bachelor of Commerce, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty, must complete relevant conversion units up to the value of 24 points from this group, as advised by the Faculty:

  • ACCT5432 Introductory Financial Accounting (6)

  • BUSN5100 Applied Professional Business Communications (6)

  • ECON5541 Economics for Business: Applications and Policy (6)

  • MGMT5504 Data Analysis and Decision Making (6)


Take all units (54 points):

  • ACCT5501 Contemporary Issues in Accounting (6)

  • ACCT5511 Intermediate Corporate Financial Accounting (6)

  • ACCT5522 Principles of Auditing (6)

  • ACCT5531 Financial Accounting: Theory and Practice (6)

  • ACCT5633 Accounting for Planning and Control (6)

  • ACCT5637 Principles of Taxation (6)

  • FINA5533 Finance Essentials (6)

  • LAWS5508 Commercial and Company Law (6)

  • MGMT5506 Ethics and Sustainability Management (6)


Take units to the value of 18 points.

  • ACCT4440 Management Accounting: Issues and Perspectives (6)

  • ACCT5521 Advanced Corporate Financial Accounting (6)

  • FINA5523 Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation (6)

  • WILG5001 Professional Development Practicum A (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Accountant

  • Auditor

  • Corporate Treasurer

  • Credit and Loans Officer

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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