Master of Accounting (CPA Australia Extension Studies)
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||1.5 years full-time|
This postgraduate accounting course is suitable if you have previously completed an accounting degree recognised by CPA Australia, The program enables you to build the advanced skills and knowledge to provide high-level advice to management and governing bodies, and to undertake leadership positions within the workplace.
In this course, you may concurrently enrol in the professional level Of the CPA Program with CPA Australia. You can receive tuition from experiences academics for the CPA Program professional-level, to prepare you for the external CPA Program examinations.
When you have completed this course, you will have an advanced level of knowledge in the three core areas of auditing, financial accounting and managerial accounting, and further your accounting career.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A CPA accredited bachelor degree, majoring in accounting. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.
Note: If you have a bachelor degree in a discipline other than accounting, you should consider the Master of Commerce (Professional Accounting) instead.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$28,200*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
Our Master of Accounting (CPA Australia Extension Studies) was ranked the 5th best accounting master degree in Oceania in the prestigious Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking in Accounting and Auditing 2016.
Applications for credit for recognised learning are assessed on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
Graduates may find employment with organisations in both the private and public sectors and with accounting firms.
We are the only Western Australian university that offers students the opportunity to obtain a postgraduate qualification and tuition for the CPA Program.
Similar courses are offered by universities in the Eastern states. The minimum duration of their courses is 2.5 years. Our course is only 1.5 years.
Note: If you wish to do the CPA Program, you must be enrolled in the CPA Program administered by CPA Australia. You must also register for and sit the CPA Australia exams. You are responsible for all CPA Program fees including CPA Program segment exam fees.
In order to enrol in the CPA Program, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are qualified and able to meet the requirements for associate membership for CPA Australia.
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