Study for a degree at the University of Newcastle
A career in accounting offers challenging, rewarding and versatile opportunities in the current business environment. Nowadays, business look for people with superior analytical skills and accounting provides just this. With a Master in Professional Accounting, you will succeed in your career and progress to achieve your future goals at senior management level.
This course is for people with an educational background other than accounting, who seek entry into the professional accounting bodies’ membership program. Students will learn about the fundamentals of accounting as well as finance, taxation and auditing, which are all highly transferable skills sought after in many industries.
Get a professional qualification in Accounting
When you graduate from the Master of Professional Accounting programme, you will meet the eligibility requirement for entry into CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia. The programme focuses on developing professional skills so graduates are ready for the business world, but also careers in banking and management consulting.
This strategically developed programme will enhance your knowledge of accounting, in particular in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, accounting information systems, auditing and assurance, business finance, taxation law, economics, business decision making, business law, and company law.
Start your career in Accounting
The Masters of Professional Accounting is the gateway to accreditation with CPA and ICAA. Graduates with an understanding of accounting principles and membership of an internationally recognise professional accounting body are versatile and highly employable.
The insights you will gain as a graduate of the Master of Professional Accounting will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to seek employment in various fields, including financial and management accounting, taxation, auditing, superannuation, investment, financial advising, banking, and stockbroking. You will be able to join organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.