Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

University of Wollongong

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is an introductory course that provides a general understanding of accounting and related areas in business, including finance and economics.

Course Fee:

Australian: $14,328
International: $14,640

Entry Requirements:

A recognised Bachelor degree or a tertiary academic qualification with a duration of at least 3 years full-time equivalent. Applicants with 3 years full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience in Accounting will also be considered.


Students are required to complete the following four subjects: Accounting Foundations for Professionals, Economics for Professionals, Statistics for Decision Making and Managerial Finance.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting, students who enrol in the Master in Professional Accounting will be eligible for credit for the 4 subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting. Progression to other Masters programs may also be possible with some credit including 12 credit points towards the MBA.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00102E

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Wollongong No info Yes Full time 3 months
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Provider CRICOS: 00102E

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