Master of Professional Accounting

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Accounting

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Entry requirements

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

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Accountancy at this level can earn:

$53,000

Median earnings one year after study

$61,000

Median earnings two years after study

$83,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

90%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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