Master of Professional Accounting

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area




2 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to reflect critically on philosophical issues in accounting; synthesise and analyse different theoretical approaches to accounting topics; and carry out and communicate independent research on projects relevant to accounting. The MPA meets the academic requirements for pursuing membership of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) and CPA Australia. Graduates may work in chartered accounting firms, smaller accountancy practices, government organisations, not-for-profit organisations, and commercial enterprises including those offering banking and financial services.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor s degree in any discipline and the postgraduate English language requirements of the University.

Detailed requirements

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2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$15,889 $31,779
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,223 $16,446
Total $24,112 $48,224

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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 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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