About the Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) at UNSW
The UNSW Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) is a credential awarded by UNSW Business School, which ranks in the top 20 worldwide for Finance and Accounting. Within two years you’ll be ready for professional accreditation from CPA Australia and other international industry bodies.
This degree builds upon the Master of Professional Accounting with four additional elective courses. Apply for this degree if you’ve never studied accounting, or if you would like to specialise in a specific accounting area for your career or to move into academic research.
Not only will you gain essential accounting knowledge and advanced skills in financial reporting, you’ll understand contemporary issues in management accounting and business analysis and gain a deep knowledge of taxation law surrounding your chosen industry.
The courses in the Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) 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.
There are more than 20 courses to choose from to develop your specialisation, including social entrepreneurship, enterprise systems, risk management, and global workplace practice. See the degree structure for more detailed information.
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.