Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting and Law

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

This course is designed for graduates who need specialist legal knowledge in their roles (regulatory, compliance or risk management positions). This knowledge can be combined with an accounting qualification. Graduates will have gained knowledge of accounting and commercial law, which may be built on through undertaking a graduate diploma or Master of Professional Accounting and Law.


4 credit points: 2 core units, 2 elective units from a specified list, the compulsory online induction on foundations of law within the first trimester and the compulsory zero credit point of academic integrity unit.


  • Accounting
  • Law

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree or higher, or two years relevant work experience, or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.


The CA program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Associate Membership for the CPA program of the Certified Practising Accountants Australia, the IPA program of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and exemptions may apply for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Study pathways

Successful completion of this course allows articulation into the Graduate Diploma or Master of Professional Accounting and Law

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Burwood Domestic: $14,300
International: $19,200
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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