Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting

Curtin University

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

This program is designed for those working or seeking to work in a field that requires a general understanding of accounting related matters. It is useful for those interested in pursuing a career in professional accounting and related fields. It encompasses a broad range of professional accounting concepts and equips students for professional practice.

Designed for

Those requiring a general understanding of accounting related matters


This course is made up of 200 credit points, 8 core units in total.


  • Professional accounting

Standard entry requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in any discipline other than accounting
  • Or Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting


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

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $27,800
International: $31,100
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

Graduates generally find employment with private and public organisations (national and international). Curtin Course Code: GD-PRFACC

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