Master of Professional Accounting

VU course code: BMAQ | CRICOS: 103254K, 103277C | Level of study: Postgraduate
2 years full time or longer for part time
Hybrid
VU Melbourne: City Campus, VU Sydney
29 April 2024
21 April 2024
Master of Professional Accounting
Overview

Overview

Develop advanced accounting expertise to progress your career, with the Master of Professional Accounting at Victoria University.

This postgraduate qualification in accounting offers specialist knowledge and skills and a deep understanding of sustainability issues and global accounting trends.

During your study, you will undertake these specialist activities to graduate well-prepared for a senior accounting position:

  • execute case studies and business plans
  • assess and complete a substantial research project or evidence-based capstone activity
  • adapt cross-disciplinary knowledge to evaluate business decisions with creativity
  • develop specialist knowledge in accounting, economics and finance.

Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for accreditation with CPA Australia and/or the Chartered Accountants – Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

For PhD applicants, we offer a related ‘Integrated PhD’ which allows you to establish relevant skills before beginning your research.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course


Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Fees & Scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).

Fees

Scholarships

CAREERS

Employment opportunities for accountants are plentiful and span various roles in different industry settings, including public accounting practice, commercial and government organisations.

This course could lead to one of the following careers:

  • auditor
  • general accountant
  • project accountant
  • systems accountant
  • taxation accountant
  • management accountant.

VU Stories

Rahma Ragge
From VU to NAB
Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) and Master of Business (Accounting)
"Overall I have fond memories of VU and I'm glad I stayed to proceed with further studies because the master program was worth it."
Rahma's story