Master of Professional Accounting MPA - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Master of Professional Accounting MPA

Open the door to senior management.

A major benefit of this program at USC is that you become eligible for associate membership of three accounting professional bodies:

USC program code
BU772
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
2 years minimum full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Total courses
16
Total units
192
International
Not available to international students on a Student visa.
  • CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • The Institute of Public Accountants

The MPA opens many doors for you to work in senior management roles and build yourself a top notch career. You will qualify to work in roles such as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Business Strategist, a Chartered Accountant, or as a key professional in the fast growing wealth management sector.

This program covers the latest business and accounting issues. It’s a comprehensive program that delivers accounting fundamentals, informatics, managerial finance, financial reporting, corporate reporting, issues in auditing practice, tax law and practice, the principles of economics and commercial law, and a research project.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Master of Professional Accounting program will meet the educational requirements for admission as an associate member of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Public Accountants. To gain full membership, graduates must complete the requirements of the chosen professional body’s qualification program. It is the responsibility of the student to confirm with the three Australian accounting bodies (CPA, CAA&NZ and IPA) whether any credit granted will impact on their eligibility for professional association membership.

Admission requirements

Entry to the Master of Professional Accounting program will normally require:

  • Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent
  • Students who have completed a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent in the same discipline may be eligible to receive credit of up to 48 units (4 courses)

What will I study?

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