Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting
|Duration||0.5 years full-time, 1 year part-time|
|Next start term||Term 3, 2023|
|Study mode||On Campus, Online|
If you are seeking a career in accounting, then the Graduate Certificate in Accounting is a great option for you. You will develop business and accounting skills in line with requirements from the major Australian professional accounting bodies.
CQUniversity's Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is excellent preparation to develop a career in accounting.
In this course, you will begin to develop business and accounting skills in line with requirements from the major Australian professional accounting bodies.
If you are a postgraduate student wanting to develop a career in accounting but do not meet the criteria for the Master of Professional Accounting you may consider enrolling in this course. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be allowed to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting and will receive credit for the units completed in the Graduate Certificate.
- Experienced Teaching Team
- Industry Relevant
- Seamless Pathways
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting, you will have made the first steps on the way to a successful accounting career. To continue your studies towards qualifying as an accountant, you will need to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting.
Structure & Availability
You are required to complete a total of four core units.
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
|Term 3, 2023||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 1, 2024||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 2, 2024||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 3, 2024||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 3, 2023||Available Online|
|Term 1, 2024||Available Online|
|Term 2, 2024||Available Online|
|Term 3, 2024||Available Online|
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
This course has no residential schools.
There are no recommended study requirements.
To gain entry to this course, students must have:
- A non-accounting undergraduate degree in any discipline from an Australian university, or equivalent from an overseas institution; or
- An AQF equivalent accounting bachelor degree received from an overseas institution or organisation, that does not meet accreditation with an Australian Accounting registration body for associate membership purposes, or
- A minimum of five years of relevant accounting experience, or
- A minimum of ten years of relevant business experience.
Relevant business experience is considered to be any experience in the conduct or administration of a business enterprise.
Fees & Scholarships
2023 Indicative Fees
|Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee||$12,280.50|
Indicative first-year fee
The fees listed are indicative only and based on enrolling in a full-time study load for one academic year (generally, this is four units over one term for a graduate certificate or eight units over two terms for a graduate diploma or masters degree). Your fees may vary depending on the units you select and the number you study per term. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Understanding your fees.
Government assistance loans
You may be eligible for FEE-HELP, an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay their tuition fees. Provided you meet the FEE-HELP eligibility criteria, you can choose to use FEE-HELP to cover all or part of your tuition fees. Learn more about paying for university or view the FEE-HELP information booklet on the Australian Government’s Study Assist website.
Other study costs
Part of your course costs includes Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF). There may also be additional costs as part of your studies, such as textbooks, technology expenses, travel expenses, professional certifications, uniforms, or vaccinations. Explore other study costs.
At CQUniversity, we believe higher education should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time, and we are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and stipends.
Our scholarships could help you pay for things like relocation, living on campus, laptops and technology, childcare, study and living expenses, travel and more.
How to apply
If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way. Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.
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