Master of Professional Accounting

University of Canterbury

Subject area




2 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have gained the skills, knowledge and competencies to be a highly effective contributing accountant to organisations both domestically and internationally. They will have the required qualifications to gain provisional membership into NZICA's College of Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia. They will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current theoretical concepts, frameworks and industry practice within the fields of accounting and business and will be able to think logically, analytically and critically with respect to the academic literature and professional journals within the field of accounting and business. They will be able to plan and carry out research that demonstrates critical awareness of academic and professional issues and will be able to synthesise academic and professional literature and effectively communicate this information and research findings both orally and in written form to a range of audiences.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A Bachelor's degree.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,528 $17,056
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,682 $17,364
Total $17,210 $34,420

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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Where does this information come from?

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