Master of Professional Accounting

University of Waikato

Subject area

Management and Commerce not elsewhere classified



1.8 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Master of Professional Accounting provides the skills, knowledge and competencies that will enable graduates to advance in a professional career in accounting. This degree provides a specialised programme that includes core competencies and skills, advanced research-led knowledge relevant to professional practice and the opportunity for students to become effective contributing professionals to organisations nationally and internationally. Students who complete the programme will obtain the required qualification to gain provisional membership into NZICA, CPA Australia and ACCA.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelors degree or bachelors degree with honours or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

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


1.8 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,998 $14,637
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,103 $14,828
Total $16,101 $29,465

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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

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Brian Smith Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office




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Kawerau A6 Scholarship

Provided by:

Opeke Ahuwhenua Trust



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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 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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