What will I learn?

Propel your career towards becoming a professional accountant with the MIT Master of Professional Accounting (MPA). This course is designed to produce accountants who are work ready and able to add value in the complex global business environment. Learn how to apply accounting theory to real-world cases.

Explore the profession’s latest thinking, techniques and practices. This course also develops the “soft skills” employers are looking for, such as great communication, decision making, collaboration, problem solving, self-direction and leadership.

Aim and Objectives

The Master of Professional Accounting aims to provide graduates who will:

  • Possess a body of knowledge in accounting that demonstrates a thorough understanding of the discipline and its application
  • Possess the technical knowledge, competency and skills required to become members of the relevant professional bodies
  • Be capable of independent and life-long learning
  • Exercise critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Be able to analyse and adapt knowledge to different contexts
  • Be ethically aware and possess appropriate professional skills
  • Be culturally aware and able to adapt to diverse environments
  • Demonstrate initiative and professional responsibility

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Small classes provide an interactive learning climate where students are able to interact with Lecturers in lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. Further, graduates will demonstrate superior business communication skills by completion of a unit in professional Communication in Trimester 1 followed by a further Unit in Professional Communication in Trimester 3.

In order to graduate from the Master of Professional Accounting students must complete 16 units (240 credit points). Each unit is worth 15 credit points and full-time students undertake 4 units per semester.

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Accounting can be admitted into the second year of the program with 120 Credit Points.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be able to be employed in the following fields of professional accounting:

  • Public accounting
  • Auditing, internal and external
  • Management Consulting
  • Taxation
  • Teaching
  • Business Administration
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting

Which department am I in?

School of Business

CRICOS

057028F

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$18,035.00 (9,65,471) per year
AUD $9,017.5 per trimester
Start date

15 November 2021

Venue

Sydney Campus

154 Sussex Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$18,035.00 (9,65,471) per year
AUD $9,017.5 per trimester
Start date

15 November 2021

Venue

Melbourne Institute of Technology

Melbourne Campus,

288 La Trobe Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have successfully completed the equivalent of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree.

IELTS Academic: Overall score 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL iBT - 79–93 with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18, Writing 21

PTE Academic - Overall 58 (no band less than 50)

Cambridge CAE - CAE Score of 176 (no band less than 169)

Mature age applicants can be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis having regard to prior study, employment and professional experience.

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Accounting can be admitted into second year of the program with 120 Credit Points.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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