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Professional Accounting
Master of Professional Accounting
Master of Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting

  • ID:UWA610200
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$63,200.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$63,200.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
Estimated Total/program:
$93,740.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

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
    • (i) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; or
    • (ii) a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) of no more than 5 years old with a score of at least 550; or
    • (iii) at least five years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course;

or

  • (b)(i) a UWA graduate certificate which articulates with this course; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;

or

  • (c)(i) a graduate certificate, or an equivalent qualification from an accredited course from another institution, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent;

or

  • (d) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
    • (i) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 percent; and
    • (ii) successful completion of the UWA Pre-Master's Program in Business with a weighted average mark of at least 60 percent
    • (for applicants with an overall IELTS score of at least 6 with no band less than 5.5); or
    • (iii) successful completion of the UWA Pre-Master's Program in Business with a weighted average mark of at least 60
    • percent; and
    • (iv) successful completion of a ten week CELT course (with a grade of at least B+) (for applicants with an overall IELTS score of at least 5.5 with no band less than 5.0);

or

  • (e) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
    • (i) successful completion of the UWA Pre-Master's Program in Business with a weighted average mark of at least 60 percent; and
    • (ii) successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Commerce with a weighted average mark of at least 65 percent (for
    • applicants with an overall IELTS score of at least 6 with no band less than 5.5); or
    • (iii) successful completion of the UWA Pre-Master's Program in Business with a weighted average mark of at least 60
    • percent; and
    • (iv) successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Commerce with a weighted average mark of at least 65 percent; and
    • (v) successful completion of a ten week CELT course (with a grade of at least B+) (for applicants with an overall IELTS score of at least 5.5 with no band less than 5.0).

Note: *Applicants who have a bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting, or an equivalent qualification, are not eligible for admission.

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

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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