The Master of Professional Accounting (Extension) follows the structure of the Master of Professional Accounting but adds four extra courses in your choice of electives to further your knowledge. This provides you with the opportunity to complete a more comprehensive program beyond the core professional knowledge areas required for accreditation.
You'll gain an excellent foundation in business with a strong accounting focus. In this postgraduate degree you'll learn accounting principles, their applications and other relevant knowledge in economics, finance, information systems and law.
IELTS: 7 TOEFL: 94
Students must complete 96 UOC when taken as a standalone program.
Compulsory Courses - 72 UOC
Prescribed Electives - 24 UOC
72 Units of Credit:
Students must take 72 UOC of the following courses.
Note: Students undertaking the program should take care to take the courses in an appropriate sequence. ACCT5930 and TABL5512 should be taken early in the program as they provide the foundation for other courses.
Auditing and Assurance Services
Strategic Management Accounting
Corporate Accounting and Regulation
Advanced Financial Reporting
Management Accounting and Business Analysis
Introductory Statistics and Data Analysis
Accounting Information Systems
Legal Foundations for Accountants
Corporations and Business Associations Law
Students can take up to a maximum of 24 UOC of the following courses.
You may choose other courses with approval from the Program Director.
International Financial Statement Analysis
Business Analysis and Valuation
Enterprise Strategy for Management Accountants
Business Risk Management
Managing Intangible Resources
ESG Reporting and Enterprise Value Creation
Managing Agile Organisations
Management Control Systems in Contemporary Contexts
Reporting for Climate Change and Sustainability
Accounting Analytics for Business Decision Making
Social Entrepreneurship Practicum
Social Enterprise: Doing Business for Social Good
Systems Thinking and Business Dynamics
International Corporate Governance: Accounting and Finance Perspectives
Information Systems Auditing and Assurance
Managing Security and Ethics in Cyberspace
Elements of Marketing
Managing and Leading People
Negotiating in Global Context
Career Management Skills
Legal Environment of Asian Business
International Business Taxation
UNSW Tax and Business Advisory Clinic
Business Course Sequence
Students undertaking the program should take care to take the courses in an appropriate sequence. For instance, ACCT5930 and TABL5512 should be taken early in the program as they provide the foundation for other courses
Recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Score Calculator.
Note: This degree is designed for graduates with no or limited accounting studies. If you have studied a Bachelor of Accounting or completed an Accounting major, you are not advised to apply and enrol into this degree.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall (min 6.0 in each subtest)
TOEFL iBT 94 overall (min. 25 in writing, 23 in reading, listening and speaking)
Indicative First Year Fee
Business Risk Manager
Chief Financial Officer
Insolvency and Reconstruction Specialist
Management Consultant* Treasurer