Master of Professional Accounting

Approved Abbreviation: MProfAcc

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2689.1

CRICOS Code: 021362M

Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced.  This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2004 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

This course is an accredited graduate conversion course which provides opportunities for applicants holding a degree in any discipline, other than an accredited accounting major, recognised as equivalent to an Australian three year undergraduate (bachelor) degree, to complete the pre-entry education requirements for CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Study Mode
Eighteen months full-time or three years part-time.

Course Advice

Mr Peter

Advanced standing

A maximum of three introductory units may be granted as advanced standing.

Accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).


Applicants must have successfully completed an Australian (bachelor) undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline other than an accredited accounting major.

Applications for the course must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).


International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International Office

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof can be found on the Universities Admissions Centre website (UAC).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 120 credit points which consists of the core units listed below.

Core Units

200396.4Introductory Accounting
200424.3Statistics for Accountants (PG)
200432.3Commercial Law
200400.4Company Accounting
200426.3Corporate Finance
200433.3Company Law
200494.3Management Accounting
200397.2Revenue Law (PG)
200399.3Information Systems for Accountants
200401.3Accounting Theory and Applications

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