Course code: #MA-PAEXT
These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.
Swinburne’s Master of Professional Accounting (Extended) is the top-of-the-range MPA program.
This professionally accredited course includes a choice of three specialisations: business analytics, finance, and the CPA Australia extension*.
Gain specialised knowledge and research skills relevant across industry sectors and prepare for senior roles where you will be relied upon for your valuable insights and analysis.
Swinburne’s strong industry connections will ensure your learning experience is practical with expert guest speakers, topical projects, real-world case histories and embedded use of industry software Xero.
Choose the business analytics specialisation and develop your expertise in booming areas such as data visualisation, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and insights, mobile applications and social networks.
Choose the finance specialisation to delve more deeply into finance and banking areas of interest, such as corporate financial management, capital markets, business and entity valuations and risk management.
Choose the CPA Australia extension* if you plan to sit the CPA Program™ exams, as this specialisation complements the CPA Program distance education program.
Swinburne’s distinctive CPA extension aligns with the four compulsory CPA Program Subjects and two CPA Program electives (Australian Taxation and Advanced Audit and Assurance).
At Swinburne, you’ll learn from leading academics involved in the design, writing and/or examination of CPA Program™ subjects.
*The CPA Specialisation is currently unavailable for enrolment in 2023.
|Cost of living
|1 bed room
Swinburne English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) is designed to help you improve your English language skills to study or progress your career.
Swinburne offers two types of English language courses: General English and English for Academic Purposes.
General English is designed to improve your language skills for day-to-day situations. It can also prepare you for further English language studies.
English for Academic Purposes is designed to teach you the language skills needed to study at university.
It can help you meet the minimum English language entry requirements for entry to your chosen course at Swinburne.
IELTS or equivalent
|Approximate entry level
|IELTS 5.5 - 6.0 or equivalent
|EAP 5 - Higher Education - Undergraduate & Postgraduate
|IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
|IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
|GE 3 - EAP 3
|IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
|IELTS 3.5 or equivalent
*Students entering this admission requirement will be given full credit for the completed units.
The Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) prepares students who do not meet Swinburne’s English language and/or academic entry requirements to undertake postgraduate study at Swinburne.
Successful completion of this program offers guaranteed entry to the first year of a postgraduate degree or double degree at Swinburne.
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