Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

This program will provide an opportunity for students with a bachelor degree in non-accounting disciplines to gain entry to the accounting profession with 8 units of study. It will qualify non-accounting degree holders as accountants by satisfying the educational requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia. The program will prepare students with the technical, analytical, appreciative, personal and interpersonal skills essential for the professional accountant in today's global environment. Students may also meet the qualifying requirements of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) by completing an additional in taxation.


96 credit points consisting of 8 core units.


  • Accounting

Standard entry requirements

  • Relevant Bachelors/Honours degree
  • And/or professional experience
  • IELTS overall score of 6.5 and no individual band score less than 6 or equivalent.


CPA Australia. With an additional unit in Taxation (BLO5539 Australian Income Tax Law and Practice), students will qualify for the ICAA associate membership.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City Flinders Yes
Sydney Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years

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