What will I learn?

The Master of Professional Accounting (16 subject program) is studied over 4 trimesters spread over 2 calendar years. Students can choose to make use of the 3 trimesters offered and study continuously to reduce the time of their course completion if they choose. The course is designed to enable graduates with a recognised bachelor’s qualification, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in any field, and at a standard equivalent to AQF Level 7 and acceptable to King’s Own Institute, the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required for Associate Membership of professional accountancy bodies such as Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and CPA Australia (CPA). The course provides students with the foundation for a successful and rewarding career in professional accountancy.

The course has 16 core subjects, which offer students to an introduction to the broad organisational, regulatory and market contexts in which accountants operate. Students then pursue advanced learning in accounting within the contexts of both professional practice and the theoretical standards that underpin such practice. The course concludes with a Research Project component which reinforces technical excellence in these fields within a framework that emphases core professional competencies in critical thinking, problem-solving and strategic decision-making, professional communication and persuasion, information systems applications and management and ethical awareness and reasoning.

Possible Career Paths

Graduates of the Master of Professional Accounting may find employment as a Management Accountant, Tax Accountant, Auditor, Corporate Treasurer, Finance Manager, Financial Dealer, Financial Institution Branch Manager or Financial Investment Adviser.

KOI has arrangements with commercial providers of Internships for students and some multi-national companies who have Internships available. KOI subsidises the internships granted to its students and pays the relevant insurance premiums.

Pathway to Further Studies

Graduates of the Master of Professional Accounting satisfy the educational membership requirements for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), CPA Australia (CPA) and The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). Graduates are also eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas such as an MBA or a PhD.

CRICOS

076835F

Study options

Full Time (104 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$15,500.00 (US$ 11,572) per year
AUD $31,000 for the entire course; Administrative fee: AUD $250
Application deadline

12 November 2021

More details

Start date

1 November 2021

Venue

King’s Own Institute (KOI)

Market Street Campus,

Level 1, 31 Market Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (104 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$15,500.00 (US$ 11,572) per year
AUD $31,000 for the entire course; Administrative fee: AUD $250
Application deadline

12 November 2021

More details

Start date

1 November 2021

Venue

Kent Street and Library Campus

Level 1, 545 Kent Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an Australian Bachelor degree (3 years) (AQF Level 7) or overseas equivalent. IELTS - Minimum overall of score 6.5 with no band less than 6.0, TOEFL (Internet Based Test) - Listening – 19, Speaking – 19, Reading – 18, Writing – 23, Overall – 80, PTE - Minimum overall score of 58 with no band less than 50, CAE - Minimum overall score of 176 with no band less than 169.

For international students

Students must have Australian Bachelor degree (3 years) (AQF Level 7) or overseas equivalent.

18 years of age minimum

IELTS (ACADEMIC only; GENERAL not accepted): Minimum overall of score 6.5 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL (Internet Based Test): Minimum overall score of 80 with no band less than: Listening – 19, Speaking – 19, Reading – 18, Writing – 23

PTE: Minimum overall score of 58 with no band less than 50

CAE: Minimum overall score of 176 with no band less than 169

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

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