Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) has been designed for students whose first degree is in a non-accounting field and provides you with a comprehensive course of study in accounting theory and practice that is recognised by both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, enabling you to pursue a pathway to qualification as a professional accountant. Also available as a graduate certificate and graduate diploma.


240 credit points over 13 core courses and 3 electives. This program also offers two exit points, the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting (8 courses) and the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting (12 courses).


  • Core subject areas include accounting, financial management and auditing. You will be introduced to related disciplines, including business law, taxation, information systems, economics and quantitative methods. Please note that online delivery is not available to international students on student visas.

Standard entry requirements

This course is intended for applicants with an undergraduate degree in a non-accounting discipline or for people who have significant experience working in accounting and who now wish to attain a high-level qualification in this area. Further information at study.federation.edu.au Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Brisbane International: $57,600 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
Online International: $57,600 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
Online International: $57,600 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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