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Advanced Accounting Major (M ProfAcc)

Postgraduate major

Gain advanced knowledge and skills in management accountant, financial accounting and auditing issues.

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  • Qualification
    Advanced Accounting Major (M ProfAcc)
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Why study Advanced Accounting Major (M ProfAcc) at Curtin?

Broad career options

Enhance your familiarity with contemporary accounting issues, to prepare for roles in a variety of industries.

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Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.



This major will help you to prepare for a career in auditing and financial risk assessment, by ensuring you’re familiar with contemporary finance issues.

You will learn about financial accounting, legal and ethical regulatory frameworks in Australia and around the world, as well as a theory and practice of preparing financial statements, cash flow statements and audit reports.

Note: This major sits within the Master of Professional Accounting degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Master of Professional Accounting.

What jobs can the Advanced Accounting Major (M ProfAcc) lead to?


  • Senior accountant
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Business analyst
  • Internal auditor
  • Tax agent
  • Treasurer


  • Accounting
  • Finance and investment
  • Government
  • Law
  • Resources and renewables

Professional recognition

As part of the Master of Professional Accounting, this major meets the core competency requirements of professional accounting bodies including Chartered Accountants Australia and New ZealandACCA and CPA Australia.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

Please view the Master of Professional Accounting degree for indicative fees.

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How to apply

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