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Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance

  • Masters (Coursework)

Whatever your accountancy career ambitions are, this qualification will help you get there. The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance (MPAF) is the only professional master's degree in New Zealand combining the two popular disciplines of accountancy and finance.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

Whatever your accountancy career ambitions are, this qualification will help you get there.
The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance (MPAF) is the only professional master's degree in New Zealand combining the two popular disciplines of accountancy and finance. It is open to graduates with a bachelor's degree in any discipline.

Entry requirements

To enter the Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance you will have been awarded or qualified for an undergraduate degree achieving at least a B grade average in the highest two levels of the majoring subject.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Study locations

Auckland

Online

Career pathways

International trends are for employers to reward postgraduate study well, especially in larger enterprises. The skills you learn are increasingly recognised as setting you apart from other potential employees.

Earn more

A 2017 Ministry of Education publication The post-study earnings and destinations of young domestic graduates, found that in New Zealand:

  • young master's graduates earn more than one and a half times more than the national median (five years after study)
  • earnings and employment rates increase with the level of qualification completed
  • five years after completion, the median earnings of young master's graduates are 15% higher than for those with a bachelor's degree.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.