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Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting - CC35

The Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting equips you with foundational professional skills suitable for a career in accounting. On completion of this award, you can articulate to the Master of Professional Accounting which is accredited by the professional accounting bodies in Australia. You will receive full credit for the units completed in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On Campus, Online

UNITS/CREDITS

8/48

DURATION

1 years full-time, 2 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Online

CRICOS

084211E

If you are interested in a career change and are interested in redirecting your career towards the field of accounting then this course is ideal for you. On completion of this course, you can articulate to the Master of Professional Accounting which is accredited by the professional accounting bodies in Australia. You will receive full credit for the units completed in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting.

Core Units 8 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete a total of eight core units. 

UNIT INFORMATION 
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.

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2021Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 2 - 2021Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 3 - 2020Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 3 - 2021Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2021Available Online
Term 2 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2020Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.
Entry scores are not applicable for this course.

To gain entry to this course, students must have:

- The CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting; or 

- 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.

NOTE:

Students who have successfully completed the CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting will be eligible to apply for credit for units already completed.

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

No information is available at this time.

This course is suitable for you if you are interested in employment in accounting and financial management orientated careers. Potential fields of employment include financial accounting, management accounting, taxation auditing, teaching finance, banking management, administration, consulting or business advisory services.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
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.

You must meet specific eligibility requirements to be able to use FEE-HELP assistance. If you are not eligible for a FEE-HELP loan, or you are required to pay your tuition fees upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.

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.

At CQUniversity, we believe University should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time and are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships and awards programs.
Our scholarships could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.

Tertiary Admission Centre codes are not applicable for this course.

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:

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 and receive credit for your units completed.

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.

If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way.

Want to know more about application dates and other admission information?
View our important dates information and read about other admission considerations such as information for domestic students with overseas qualifications, indigenous support, and elite athlete, coach and performer support.

What’s the best way to apply?

  • Option 1: Ideal for Western Australian residents or those who want to study in Western Australia.
  • Option 2: Ideal for all other states.

OPTION 1: WESTERN AUSTRALIAN RESIDENTS AND THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO STUDY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, APPLY VIA APPLYCQUNI

If you live in Western Australia or are planning to study in Western Australia, apply via our ApplyCQUni portal.

ApplyCQUNI


OPTION 2: IDEAL IF YOU LIVE IN ANY OF THE STATES LISTED BELOW, APPLY DIRECTLY TO CQUNIVERSITY

If you live in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory or Tasmania, submit your application directly to CQUniversity.

Apply direct