About the Master of Professional Accounting at UNSW
The UNSW Master of Professional Accounting is a credential awarded by UNSW Business School, which ranks within the top 20 worldwide for Finance and Accounting. Within one and a half years you will gain essential accounting knowledge and skills to meet global industry standards for professional accreditation.
This degree is suitable if you have completed an undergraduate degree, regardless of whether or not you studied accounting. You’ll develop an understanding of contemporary issues in management accounting and business analysis, develop advanced skills in financial reporting, and gain knowledge of taxation law.
You’ll be exposed to a depth and breadth of accounting practices and build the expertise required to excel in your career. Graduate ready for work with comprehensive skills, international professional accreditation and industry connections.
The courses in the Master of Professional Accounting span financial, strategic, and management fields. You’ll cover financial accounting, corporate accounting and regulation, accounting information systems, and more.
The degree offers a deep understanding of the structures that set rules and hold organisations responsible – study essential legal foundations, and laws related to corporations, business and taxation. See the degree structure for more detailed information.
For further specialisation, consider the Master of Professional Accounting (Extension), which offers more electives.
UNSW Business School is a top 50 business school in the Asia-Pacific. We are rated “Well above world standard” for Banking and Finance by the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) government assessment. Read more about our rankings and reputation.