Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

Deakin University

This program is designed for students who wish to do a limited amount of accounting studies and still qualify for a formal award, including those qualified in another discipline and gives students the flexibility to choose units that are right for them. If students are hoping to apply for the CA program for Chartered Accountants Australia, they might undertake the units required for that pathway. Upon completion of this course, students can progress to the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Commerce or Master of Accounting and International Finance.

Course Fee:

Australian: $13,900
International: $17,800

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree in any discipline, or at least 3 years relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

Structure:

Students select a minimum of 2 credit points of units from one list and a maximum of two credit points from a second list.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting

Study Pathways:

Successful completion of this course allows articulation into the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting, the Master of Professional Accounting or Master of Commerce with full credit for units completed.

Further information:

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.

Recognition:

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).

Who for:

Non-accounting graduates

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Online 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Part time 1 year

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