Master of Professional Accounting in Australia

36 universities offer the Master of Professional Accounting in Australia for international / Indian students. Sorted by: Ranking.

University of Melbourne

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 33
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 8
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 36,688 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 73,376)
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

This course is certified by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. The successful completion of the program prepares students to apply for entry to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia (ICAA) or CPA professional studies program.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria for the course including academic and work experience requirements.

University of New South Wales

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 109
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 10
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 36,960 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 55,440)
  • Location: Sydney
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not mandatory for entry into the course. However, students who don't meet the academic requirements can obtain an offer based on other performance indicators including GMAT scores, on a case by case basis.

The University of New South Wales also offers the Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) degree which is 2 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria for the program including academic and work experience requirements.

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University of Sydney

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 60
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 13
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 36,000 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 72,000)
  • Location: Sydney
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: March and July

The degree meets the requirements for professional accounting accreditation with the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and CPA Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this program.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria for the program including academic and work experience requirements.

Monash University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 83
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 20
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 36,800 (Total tuition cost : AUD$ 73,600)
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: March and July

The program may qualify students for membership with key accounting institutions and industry bodies, such as CPA Australia, the Institute of Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into the course.

Monash University also has the Master of Accounting degree which is also 2 years in duration and offers offers a fast track route to complete professional recognition with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Australian National University (ANU)

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 45
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 22
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 34,800 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 52,200 )
  • Location: Canberra
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program allows students with prior studies in cognate disciplines to specialise in accounting and meet the education entry requirements for the Australian accounting professional bodies. (Cognate disciplines: Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Business, Business Information Systems, Computing Science, Economics, Finance, International Business, Mathematics, Management, Marketing.)

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

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University of Queensland

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 65
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 26
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 33,280 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 49,920)
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

Graduates of this program may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies: Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, Certified Practising Accountants Australia and Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria for the course including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Adelaide

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 164
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 47
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 34,000(Total tuition cost: AUD$ 68,000)
  • Location: Adelaide
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake:

Graduates of this program are eligible for admission to the CPA program of CPA Australia and the chartered accountant (CA) program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia by including appropriate subjects/electives.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

University of Adeliade also offers a Master of Accounting and Finance degree which is 2.5 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Western Australia

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 157
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 51-100
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 36,000 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 72,000)
  • Location: Perth
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program is recognised by CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and the Institute of Public Accountants.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 226-250
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 51-100
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 27,920 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 41,880)
  • Location: Sydney
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program satisfies the academic requirements for entry to the professional programs of CPA Australia and ICAA (Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into the course.

UTS also offers the Master of Business in Accounting and Finance program which is also 1.5 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 276-300
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 51-100
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 27,000 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 54,000)
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

This program meets the academic requirements for membership of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Institute of Public Accountants and CPA Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course

QUT also has the Master of Business (Accounting)which is also 2 years in duration and provides advanced level studies for students who have a recognised accountancy background.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Macquarie University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 301-350
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 51-100
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 28,992 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 57,984)
  • Location: Sydney
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

This program is recognised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course

Macquarie University also has the Master of Accounting (CPA Extension) and a double degree - Master of Accounting (Professional) with Master of Commerce (with a choice of nine specialisations).

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Curtin University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 351-400
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 51-100
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 30,600 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 61,200)
  • Location: Perth
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

Students are eligible for associate membership of CPA Australia on successful completion of this program.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

RMIT University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 51-100
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 30,720 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 61,440)
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program covers compulsory curriculum areas designated by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia to meet accreditation requirements.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Deakin University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 301-350
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 101-150
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 28,970 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 43,455)
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: March, July, Nov

This program provides the opportunity to undertake studies leading toward associate membership of CPA Australia or entry into the Institute of Chartered Accountants to undertake the CA program.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

Deakin University also has the Master of Accounting and International Finance program which is 2 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Bond University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: 101-150
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 51,072 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 51,072)
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Intake: Jan, May, Sept

This program is accredited by the CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Public Accountants.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Newcastle

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 251-275
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Professional Accounting: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 25,550 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 38,325)
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

Students completing this program will meet the academic requirements for Associate membership of CPA Australia and enrolment in the CPA Program.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

University of Newcastle also has the Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) which is 2 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Wollongong

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 276-300
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 25,200 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 50,400)
  • Location: Wollongong
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Jan and Aug

The program is accredited by CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA), the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of South Australia

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 276-300
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 27,300 (Total tuition: AUD$ 40,950 )
  • Location: Adelaide
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program is fully accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Charles Darwin University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 301-350
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 21,440 (Total tuition: AUD$ 42,880)
  • Location: Darwin, Sydney, Melbourne
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

Students who complete this program will meet the academic requirements for membership of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the UK.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Murdoch University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 351-400
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 29,572 (Total tuition: AUD$ 59,145)
  • Location: Perth
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Swinburne University of Technology

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 351-400
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 24,000 (Total tuition: AUD$ 48,000)
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: March, August

Graduates may be eligible for membership of CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Institute of Public Accountants and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

Swinburne University of Technology also offers the Master of Professional Accounting program which is 1.5 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Western Sydney

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: 351-400
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 25,320 (Total tuition: AUD$ 50,640)
  • Campus: Sydney
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

This program provides the opportunity to complete the pre-entry educational requirements for CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

University of Western Sydney also has the Master of Professional Accounting degree which is 1.5 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Griffith University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 24,000 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 60,000 )
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Duration: 2.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

This program will give students the training necessary to meet the academic requirements for Associate membership with CPA Australia and admission to the CA program of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

Griffith University also has the Master of Accounting course which is 1.5 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

James Cook University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 24,000 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 24,000)
  • Location: Townsville & Cairns
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: March,July,Nov

Graduates are eligible for associate membership of CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

La Trobe University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 25,880 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 51,760)
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb,July,Oct

The program satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. It is also recognised by IPA (Institute of Public Accountants) and ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

La Trobe University also offers the Master of Accounting and Financial Management which is 2 years in duration and the Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting degrees which is 3 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Tasmania

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 25,860 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 38,790)
  • Location: Hobart
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program meets the academic entry requirements for membership of professional accounting bodies including CPA Australia, the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

The University of Tasmania also has the Master of Professional Accounting with a number of specialisations which is 2 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Flinders University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 26,500 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 53,000 )
  • Location: Adelaide
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

Graduates are eligible for membership with CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Victoria University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 21,760 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 32,640 )
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

Students can choose between the following streams: 1) CPA (Certified Practicing Accountant) stream 2) Professional Qualification stream 3) Professional Accounting Education stream

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

Victoria University also has the Master of Business (Accounting) program which is 2 years in duration.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Charles Sturt University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 22,880 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 45,760 )
  • Location: Sydney, Melbourne
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb,July,Nov

The program meets the academic requirements for accreditation with CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

Charles Sturt University also has the Master of Professional Accounting (CPA Extension) which is 2 years long and Master of Accounting Practice which is 3 years.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Edith Cowan University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 20,600 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 41,200 )
  • Campus: Perth
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb, July, Oct

This program is accredited by CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Southern Queensland

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 18,240 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 36,480)
  • Location: Toowoomba
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: March,July,Nov

The Master of Professional Accounting meets the educational entrance requirements of both CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Australian Catholic University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 23,760 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 35,640)
  • Location: Sydney
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program has been designed to meet the entry requirements of the professional accounting bodies, CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Central Queensland University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 21,260 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 42,520 )
  • Location: Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb,July,Oct

Accreditation is being sought for this program by CPA Australia and ICAA (Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Federation University Australia

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 17,800 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 35,600)
  • Location: Ballarat
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

The program is recognised by both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

Southern Cross University

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 21,360 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 42,720)
  • Location: Gold Coast, Sydney
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb,June,Oct

The program is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). Graduates may also be eligible to apply for admission to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

University of Sunshine Coast

2014 Times Higher Education World Ranking: --
  • 2014 QS World University Rankings - Accounting & Finance: --
  • Tuition fee per year: AUD$ 22,000 (Total tuition cost: AUD$ 44,000)
  • Location: Sunshine Coast, Brisbane
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July

Graduates of this program will meet the educational requirements for admission as an associate member of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and the Institute of Public Accountants.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course.

* The brochure contains all admission/eligibility criteria including academic and work experience requirements.

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