Master of Professional Accounting

Study Area


Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

RMIT's Master of Professional Accounting is designed primarily for students from non-accounting backgrounds who want to develop an understanding of the technical and social dimensions in accounting and business. Improve your skills The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand have helped design RMIT’s postgraduate professional accounting courses to ensure we’re in-step with the future needs of professional bodies and employers. Broaden your career choices The MPA provides a broad-based accounting and business qualification for a career in many industries and sectors. It is designed for graduates from any discipline who are considering a career in accounting for the first time, providing many opportunities for industry-based, practical learning. Network with like-minded professionals If you are currently in a role that demands accounting knowledge, we’ll get you up to speed with the latest industry practices and standards. If you’re thinking of stepping out on your own, the Business Skills for Start Ups elective will help you put your best foot forward.


Average Score

at least 50%


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking

#10 in Australia for Accounting and Finance, #101-150 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020