Master of Professional Accounting

Edith Cowan University
Edith Cowan University
  • Awarded by

    Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study Mode

    Online
    On campus

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    2 years full time; 4 years part time

  • Start Date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location

    WA

  • Career Outcomes

    Accountant | Financial Analyst | Director of Finance | Financial Controller and Support Manager | View all

Last modified: 20 Nov 2018

In a Nutshell

Begin your career in financial services and accountancy with this Master of Professional Accounting from Edith Cowan University.

You'll get a firm grasp of financial essentials that underpin the profession, including accounting concepts and applications, business finance, taxation law and economic analysis.

Skilling-up as a professional accountant let's you explore a huge range of job opportunities in business, government and not-for-profit organisations with capabilities that will make you valuable to any business.

Make a decisive step in your career and start studying for the job you want! With the highly desirable and transferable skills gained through this Master of Professional Accounting, you're only limited by your own ambitions.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    Questions?

    You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following:

    • Hold a Bachelor Degree from a recognised Australian Institution (or equivalent); AND
    • Meet ECU's English Competency requirements and any other special admission requirements for the course (see below).

    English competency: If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Submit your academic transcript for assessment.

    Special Admission Requirements: All applicants are required to have an approved undergraduate degree in a discipline other than accounting from a recognised Australian institution. Alternatively, applicants can have an approved undergraduate degree from a non-Australian institution recognised under NOOSR guidelines as equivalent to an Australian undergraduate degree.

    Questions?
  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this accounting course, subjects you may study include:

    • Accounting Concepts and Applications
    • Quantitative Skills for Business
    • Principles of Contract and Corporate Law in Business
    • Corporate Accounting and Reporting
    • Accounting for Managerial Planning and Control
    • Business Finance
    • Economic Analysis for Business
    • Accounting Theory, Research and Practice
    • Principles of Taxation Law
    • Auditing and Assurance Services
    • Contemporary Issues in Sustainability Accounting
    • Integrated Accounting Projects
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  • Why Edith Cowan University?

    Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.


    ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.


    From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!

    Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.

    When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Professional Accounting from Edith Cowan University.

On completion of the course, you can register as a professional account with the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Wondering where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Accountant, Bookkeeper, Accounts Clerk, Payroll Clerk, Assistant Accountant

Let's Talk Price

Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the all or part of your fees.

Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more! 

FEE-HELP

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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Fill out this form and a Study Consultant from Edith Cowan University will get back to you.

You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following:

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree from a recognised Australian Institution (or equivalent); AND
  • Meet ECU's English Competency requirements and any other special admission requirements for the course (see below).

English competency: If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Submit your academic transcript for assessment.

Special Admission Requirements: All applicants are required to have an approved undergraduate degree in a discipline other than accounting from a recognised Australian institution. Alternatively, applicants can have an approved undergraduate degree from a non-Australian institution recognised under NOOSR guidelines as equivalent to an Australian undergraduate degree.

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