Curtin University

Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

Specifically, this course is designed for those working or seeking to work in a field that requires a general understanding of accounting related matters, and who may intend to progress into the Master of Professional Accounting course. It is useful for those interested in pursuing a career in professional accounting and related fields.

Designed for

Those requiring a general understanding of accounting related matters


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • The course is made up of eight units - six core units plus two optional units, totalling 200 credits. It encompasses a broad range of professional accounting concepts and equips students for professional practice.

Standard entry requirements

Please refer to for further information on entry to this course.


Depending on the units passed, this course is accredited by either CPA Australia or the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) and graduates may be eligible to apply for either associate membership of CPA Australia or may be eligible to enter into the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) CA program, subject to that institute's employment conditions.

Study pathways

Applications for credit for recognised learning are not considered within this course.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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