Master of Professional Accounting

University of South Australia (UNISA), Study In Australia


Why study the Master of Professional Accounting in UNISA?

UniSA Business is one of the largest leading providers of accounting and finance education in Australia and Asia and is ranked in the top one percent worldwide1.

You will gain an advanced understanding of accounting practice and develop analytical, business management, problem-solving and communication skills. Our industry-experienced teaching staff works closely with leading professional bodies, ensuring the knowledge you take into your career will meet the dynamic needs of the accounting industry.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in the professional level of the CPA Program with CPA Australia as part of your master studies. You will graduate with a master degree fully accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and recognized for maximum exemptions toward the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants' (ACCA) professional programs of study

Our teaching staff are industry experienced and maintain close working links with leading professional bodies such as CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. This collaboration ensures the knowledge you take into your career will meet the dynamic needs of the industry, and your qualification remains relevant and applicable.

While you study you can get valuable industry experience through industry placements in Australia, or an international study experience through more than 60 exchange partners across Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. Our links to UniSA’s research facilities ensure your learning is connected into the latest technologies, theories, and applications of knowledge.


Program Fee: Around $2020: AUD$ 35,900 per annum (per 1.0 EFTSL) 2021: AUD$ 37,700 per annum (per 1.0 EFTSL)

Duration: 2 year(s) full-time

All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

Bright Career

Graduates of this degree use their broad range of skills and specialist knowledge to pursue management roles, both locally and abroad.



Internationally recognised degree

MPA is an internationally recognised degree it will also help students to  get a job in the international arena.

Pay rate is high

The world is full of competition and one needs to consider pay rate while choosing a path to a career and accountants are paid a high salary.

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