Graduate Diploma of 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) and who wish to combine this knowledge with an accounting qualification.


  • 8 credit points
  • 2 core units
  • 3 Accounting electives and 3 Law electives from specified lists plus completion of the compulsory zero Academic Induction and Academic Integrity units to be completed in the first trimester.


  • Accounting
  • Law

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor Degree, major or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline
  • Or for international applicants successful completion of the Masters Qualifying Program (MQP)


The CA program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), 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 Master of Professional Accounting and Law

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Burwood Domestic: $28,600
International: $38,400
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
  • Full-time : 1 year

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