A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time l Part-time
On campus (Adelaide CBD)


Course name: Master of Accounting
Duration (full-time equivalent):  2 years
SATAC code:  2CM096
CRICOS code:  064258M


The Master of Accounting offers the right balance of practice and theory to prepare you for a successful career as an accounting or business professional. Graduates are eligible for membership with CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Public Accountants.

Graduates are suitable for careers such as auditor, budget accountant, bursar, cost accountant, finance manager, forensic accountant, investment analyst, liquidator and receiver, management accountant, systems accountant, and taxation consultant.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor degree from a recognised university. The bachelor can be in any non-accounting discipline.

Students in the advanced stream who have an Australian accreditated accounting degree are likely to receive credit for four topics.

International students: Entry and English language requirements


Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.



International students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.


Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Master of Accounting

Place type: Full fee paying

2018: $26,460

2018: $30,700
2019: $34,000


  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.