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Master of Professional Accounting

Approved Abbreviation: MProfAcc


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2689.5

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 021362M


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


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 Quarter 1, 2018 or later.

Commencement Years Quarter 3, 2016 to Quarter 4, 2017 - 2689.4 Master of Professional Accounting

Commencement Years 2015 to Quarter 2, 2016 - 2689.3 Master of Professional Accounting

Commencement Years 2010 to 2014 - 2689.2 Master of Professional Accounting

Commencement Years 2004 to 2010 - 2689.1 Master of Professional Accounting

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) course is specifically designed to comply with the accreditation requirements of CPA Australia, the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). This course combines an in-depth theoretical knowledge of accounting with relevant skills and expertise that enable students to become professional accounting practitioners. The course delivers a contemporary education in accounting principles and procedures supported by knowledge of the associated disciplines of law, economics and finance. Students will learn to apply accounting concepts, theories and models through a range of individual and collaborative means, including industry relevant projects and realistic business problems.

Study Mode
One and a half years full-time or three years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Mr Peter Humphreyssgsmclientservices@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternal See above

Accreditation
The course is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Inherent requirements

There are inherent requirements for this course that you must meet in order to complete your course and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this course online.

Inherent Requirements

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in business

Or

Successfully completed a Graduate Certificate in any discipline.

International applicants must achieve IELTS 6.5 overall score with a minimum 6.0 in each subset or equivalent English language proficiency.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

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

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

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.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Accreditation

This degree is internationally accredited with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and students who complete this degree will receive exemptions from 11 ACCA papers.

Details available on the ACCA website at

https://www.accaglobal.com/an/en.html

Course Structure

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

Core Units

200693Accounting Professional Engagement
200401Accounting Theory and Applications
200398Auditing
200432Commercial Law
200400Company Accounting
200433Company Law
200426Corporate Finance
200425Economics
200399Information Systems for Accountants
200396Introductory Accounting
200494Management Accounting
200869Principles of Taxation

Exit Award

2790 Graduate Certificate in Accounting

2790 Graduate Certificate in Accounting requires the successful completion of any 40 credit points of core units of the Master of Professional Accounting.



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