Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting - CC38
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.
On Campus, Online
0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time
Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Online
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.
|Core Units||4||Major Units||None|
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.
CQUniversity’s suite of postgraduate accounting options is designed to help you redirect your career towards accounting. Our professional accounting courses prepare you for employment in accounting and financial management orientated careers. No matter your level of experience in accounting, you will find the right course to suit your career aspirations.
BROAD COURSE OPTIONS
Our suite of professional accounting courses allows you to choose the course that suits your experience and your career aspirations. Choose from:
- Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (CC38)
- Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting (CC35)
- Master of Professional Accounting (CC57)
Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, you can transition seamlessly into the Graduate Diploma, and following the Graduate Diploma, you can progress into the Master of Professional Accounting.
FLEXIBLE STUDY OPTIONS
Our postgraduate accounting courses are available to study on campus in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney or online. This means that you will benefit from the flexibility to study where and how it suits you. If you are an online student, you will benefit from the latest in learning technology that keeps you connected and supported throughout your studies. You will not need to attend any residential schools for these courses so you can enjoy the online flexibility that these courses offer.
|Term 1 - 2022||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 1 - 2023||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 2 - 2022||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 2 - 2023||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 3 - 2022||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 3 - 2023||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 1 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 1 - 2023||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2023||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2023||Available Online|
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.
Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
There are no recommended study requirements.
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.
|2022 Indicative Fees|
|Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee||$11,919.00|
The indicative first year fee is an approximate cost of enrolling in this course for one academic year. Your actual fees may vary, depending on the units that you select to study and the number of units you study per term. You can view unit fees in the Cost Per Unit table. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
- Indicative fees for Graduate Certificate courses are based on studying four units in an academic year.
- Indicative fees for Graduate Diploma and Master courses are based on studying eight units in an academic year.
|Fee Category||Full fee paying place|
|What is a Full Fee Paying Place||As a full fee-paying student, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.|
|Fee Type||Tuition Fees|
|What is my tuition fee?||
Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit. Our Tuition Fee Schedules provide an estimate of fees per unit. You can also view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.
|FEE-HELP and payment options||
FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan. Eligible students can use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for all or some of their tuition fees. If you elect to use a FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your tuition fees and repay your FEE-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold.
|Other Fees||You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.|
|Other study costs||You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.|
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