Master of Professional Accounting in New Zealand

Most leading universities offer the Master of Professional Accounting in New Zealand. You can take a look at the courses offered by each university below. Sorted by: Alphabetical order.

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

  • Duration: 16 months
  • Intake: March and October
  • Location: Auckland

The Master of Professional Accounting provides students with the academic requirements for membership of CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants Australia), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this program. However, international students may need IELTS, TOEFL or PTE scores*

The links above provide additional information on the course, such as, fees and costs, admissions and eligibility criteria etc.

Massey University

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: February and August
  • Location: Auckland & Wellingtonn

The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance is endorsed by the CFA (Chartered Financial Analysts).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this program. However, international students may need IELTS, TOEFL or PTE scores*

The links above provide additional information on the course, such as, fees and costs, admissions and eligibility criteria etc.

University of Auckland

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intake: April and September
  • Location: Auckland

The program is recognised by key professional bodies, including CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the ACCA and Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA).

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this program. However, international students may need IELTS, TOEFL or PTE scores*

The links above provide additional information on the course, such as, fees and costs, admissions and eligibility criteria etc.

University of Canterbury

  • Duration: 15 - 17 months
  • Intake: February and October
  • Location: Christchurch

The MPA is aligned with professional bodies, such as, CPA Australia, the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, (CAANZ), and ACCA, allowing graduates to gain provisional membership.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this program. However, international students may need IELTS, TOEFL or PTE scores*

The links above provide additional information on the course, such as, fees and costs, admissions and eligibility criteria etc.

University of Otago

  • Duration: 1 year
  • Intake: July
  • Location: Dunedin

Upon completion of this degree, students can gain professional accreditation and membership to industry associations such as CPA Australia and CAANZ.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course. However, international students may need IELTS, TOEFL or PTE scores*

The links above provide additional information on the course, such as, fees and costs, admissions and eligibility criteria etc.

University of Waikato

  • Duration: 14 months
  • Intake: January
  • Location: Hamilton

Completion of this course ensures that students meet the academic requirements to gain provisional membership of CPA Australia, ACCA and CAANZ.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course. However, international students may need IELTS, TOEFL or PTE scores*

The links above provide additional information on the course, such as, fees and costs, admissions and eligibility criteria etc.

Victoria University of Wellington

  • Duration: 16 - 17 months
  • Intake: February and November
  • Location: Wellington

The course provides students with the academic requirements for certification from the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia and ACCA.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course. However, international students may need IELTS, TOEFL or PTE scores*

The links above provide additional information on the course, such as, fees and costs, admissions and eligibility criteria etc.

Lincoln University

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Intake: -
  • Location: Canterbury

Graduates of this program will gain a perspective these subject areas in New Zealand and international contexts, with references to Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs), agribusiness, entrepreneurship, sustainability, commercialisation and innovation.

GMAT and GRE scores are not required for entry into this course. However, international students may need IELTS, TOEFL or PTE scores*

The links above provide additional information on the course, such as, fees and costs, admissions and eligibility criteria etc.

* Required English language test scores.

The IELTS requirement for Indian / international students is usually an overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each individual band (that is, a minimum of 6.0 in Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing).

The TOEFL iBT equivalent of this is usually an overall score of 90 and scores ranging from 19 to 22 in the individual bands.

The PTE equivalent of this is usually an overall score of 64 and 58 in the individual bands.