The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is for those from an accounting background. It equips students with knowledge and skills in accounting and related fields to gain employment in a variety of organisations in public practice and industry.
As part of the Kaplan Master in Professional Accounting course, you’ll learn the accounting and management knowledge and skills required to gain employment in a variety of organisations in public practice and industry, with admission eligibility into selected professional certification bodies.
SKILLS YOU’LL LEARN
Demonstrate professional skills and knowledge in relation to contemporary accounting issues and related practices
Evaluate professional accounting and business issues emerging from strategic developments in practice and accounting regulation
Be classified as an ‘accountant’ in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO Code: 2211-11)
Be eligible for admission into the professional courses offered by the ACCA, CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
OUTCOMES & FUTURE STUDIES
POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates seek placements around the area of accounting and are typically employed as business risk managers, external auditors and assurance specialists, financial analysts, insolvency and reconstruction specialists, internal auditors, management consultants, taxation specialists and treasurers.
PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates are eligible for admission into professional programs offered by the ACCA, ICAA and CPA Australia.
Recognised as an Accredited Tertiary Course 2014 by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
BUSINESS RISK MANAGERS
WHAT ARE OUR CURRENT AND PAST STUDENTS SAYING ABOUT US?
“The best thing about Kaplan’s Masters of Professional Accounting is that they teach in a way that simulates real life situations in small classes, meaning that you’re immediately able to apply these skills to the outside world.”
Master of Professional Accounting
“I chose to do my Masters of Professional accounting at Kaplan as they offer accelerated study options. With their three trimesters per year option, I was able to complete my degree in under seven months and not waste any time.”
Master of Professional Accounting
“I let Kaplan know that I was in the market for a job and their Careers team immediately put me down on their list. They helped me tailor my resume to exactly what Global Chef were looking for, and the personal mentorship and guidance they offered really helped my confidence”
Masters of Professional Accounting
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RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Students may be eligible for credit for academic work previously completed and should apply to the School for this to be recognised as an exemption from individual units of study. Students are able to receive exemptions of up to 50% of the course from a relevant postgraduate qualification, and up to 30% of the program from a relevant undergraduate qualification.
FEES & PREREQUISITES
Follow the link below if you are an Australian citizen or resident and would like to know more about the fees and prerequisites for this course.
Follow the link below if you are a citizen or resident of a country other than Australia and would like to know more about the fees and prerequisites for this course.