Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Kaplan Business School

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 02426B

The Graduate Certificate in Accounting provides an understanding of the framework and fundamental principles of the accounting industry. The program is ideal for those with a qualification in a non-accounting discipline wishing to gain additional skills in accounting and finance. The program offers an opportunity to develop the basic statistical and numerical literacy skills required for data analysis in economics, finance and business management. The skills developed will assist students in finding employment within accounting and/or finance in private and public organisations nationally and internationally. This qualification is also ideal for students who are seeking accreditation with the professional accounting bodies in Australia.

Designed for

Graduates who have majored in a discipline other than accounting and are now seeking an accounting qualification


4 subjects: 3 core and 1 elective.


  • Accounting

Standard entry requirements

  • English Entry Requirements: Academic IELTS Overall 6.0, with no individual band score less than 6.0) or
  • TOEFLiBT - 72 or
  • TOEIC - 700 or
  • FCE & CAE - Overall score of 169 (with no band less than 169) or
  • PTE Academic - Score of 54 or
  • EAP - Level 3

Study pathways

Graduate Certificate in Accounting graduates are eligible for 4 credits towards the Master of Accounting and Master of Professional Accounting.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Domestic: $9,040
International: $9,600
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 4 months
Sydney Domestic: $9,040
International: $9,600
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 4 months
Adelaide Domestic: $9,040
International: $9,600
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 4 months
Brisbane Domestic: $9,040
International: $9,600
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

International students are required to undertake a full time study workload.

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