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Master of Professional Accounting Services


> From 22 July 2019 the course known as the Master of Professional Accounting and Business (Course CRICOS Code: 074228A) will be re-titled Master of Professional Accounting Services.

> This applies to currently enrolled students and applicants who have been accepted for the course.

CRICOS 074228A
Program Overview

The Master of Professional Accounting Services will enable students to gain professional qualifications in accounting. The course covers introductory as well as advanced units in Financial and Management Accounting, Finance, Systems, Tax and Company Law, Auditing, Economics, Statistics and Strategic Management.

Duration 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Delivery Site On campus (Eveleigh NSW 2015 or Hobart TAS 7000)
Application date Refer to key dates
Entry Requirements
  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification),
  • Completion of a Graduate Certificate in Accounting or Graduate Diploma of Accounting, or
  • Completion of TOP's Postgraduate Preparation Program
English Language Requirements Please refer to English Language Requirements
Credit arrangement Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with TOP's RPL policy and procedure. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedurefor further details. 
Course Structure

This course contains 16 core subjects in accounting and related fields.


 Exit with a Graduate Certificate in Accounting
 Exit with a Graduate Diploma of Accounting
  Exit with a Master of Professional Accounting

 * Prerequisite/Co-requisite Requirements

Please refer to the table for the changes to unit codes and names which will be effective from Term 1, 2020.

Please note: The availability of units may be slightly different across campuses.

 Exit with a Master of Professional Accounting Services
To qualify for the degree of Master of Professional Accounting Services, a student must complete an aggregate of 16 core subjects (96 units of credit)
Pathway to employment/further study

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government, as well as not-for-profit organisations.