Master of Professional Accounting
Level: Postgraduate coursework
The Master of Professional Accounting will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need for a rewarding career in accounting – starting with associate membership of professional accountancy bodies.
Professional accountancy requires strong technical, analytical and practical problem-solving skills built upon comprehensive theoretical foundations. This program will expose you to the broad organisational, regulatory and market contexts in which accountants operate. You will pursue advanced learning in both professional practice and the theory that underpins it, developing a critical perspective on current practice and the ability to solve problems in accounting and business reporting in innovative ways.
There are many employment opportunities for graduates, including highly rewarding careers as financial controllers, financial analysts and planners, tax and estate advisers, financial and management accountants, auditors, investment advisers and managers, management consultants and chief financial officers. Many graduates of this program have also established their own accounting practices.
The Master of Professional Accounting satisfies the professional accreditation requirements as an associate member of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). You need to complete the compulsory units of study to satisfy professional accreditation requirement.
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For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Sydney has been ranked in the top 20 in the world in Accounting and Finance, as reported by the latest 2016 QS World University Rankings by subject.
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