Master of Professional Accounting
A deep knowledge and global perspective of professional accounting
Sharpen your professional skills in auditing, quantitative methods, and information systems. You’ll also cover economics, finance, and tax law. CPA Australia and CAANZ accredited, this course prepares you for a global financial career.
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Apply ethical, legal, social and environmental responsibilities in both local and global contexts.
- Interpret and apply rules, regulations and theories to an array of complex accounting-related situations.
- Communicate accounting advice and knowledge to a range of stakeholders.
- Stay at the forefront of accounting research, laws and software for best practice.
The Master of Professional Accounting will prepare you for an array of high-level careers across organisations that require more than baseline accounting skills. You will bring a mastery of your profession to any role where attention to detail and broad-ranging knowledge is required. Potential career paths include:
- Tax Accountant
- Financial Analyst
- Business Consultant
- Finance Manager
CA ANZ accredited
Our accounting and commerce courses are endorsed by Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, meaning you are eligible to enrol in CA ANZ professional programs.
Our accounting and commerce courses are endorsed by Certified Practicing Accountants Australia, which means that on graduation, you are eligible for CPA status.
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in any discipline.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Torrens University offers pathway opportunities to further your learning. If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against a degree with Torrens University, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning.
Under Torrens University's Recognition of Prior Learning policy, you may be eligible for a reduction in tuition costs if you have previous study and/or work experience.
Our Future Student Advisors will happily walk you through the application process.
During this CPA Australia and CAANZ accredited course, you will learn from our industry-experienced academics through practical and work-integrated learning, building skills in accounting, auditing, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems and tax law. You will gain hands-on experience with industry-leading software, including SAP and Xero.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 1.5 years full time, part-time options available, 1 year accelerated
Recommended Study Pattern
The Master of Professional Accounting course structure comprises 12 subjects (120 credit points) that you are required to complete. The course of study is made up of:
- Level 600: 11 core subjects
- Level 500 or 600: 1 elective subject