Master of Professional Accounting

Explore the way accounting skills are applied on the ground, in a real organisational context. This degree will help you build confidence working with current business practices, as you broaden your area of experience – a big bonus for many employers.

What you’ll learn

You’ll continue to develop your business expertise, and spend time exploring major areas of accounting in more detail – including accounting information systems, auditing, financial accounting and management accounting.

This degree could be for you if…

You’ve recently graduated from a degree in a different field, and you’d like to expand your skillset to include accounting. Professionals in the early stages of their career can also gain a lot from a tailored master’s degree like this.

Beyond the classroom

Where it could lead

A professional accounting qualification is a strong addition to any CV. Depending on your previous studies or experience, you could find work in a range of business settings – as an accountant in the finance sector, or as a professional in the public, private or government sectors.

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Entry requirements

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Fees are subject to change annually. View course fees information.

Loans and assistance

View loans and other assistance available to Monash students.

If a little extra support would make graduate study a lot more accessible, it’s worth exploring your options before applying. We have a range of scholarships, support grants and bursaries available for different students and scenarios.

Read a comprehensive list of graduate frequently asked questions here.

Download the graduate course guide here.

Application deadlines

  • Semester two (July 2018) intake
  • Semester one (February 2019) intake and all international candidate applications
    Apply direct to Monash.

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