• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

About

In this Professional Accounting program from CQUniversity Australia you will begin to develop business and accounting skills in line with requirements from the major Australian professional accounting bodies.

If you are a postgraduate student wanting to develop a career in accounting but do not meet the criteria for the Master of Professional Accounting you may consider enrolling in this course. Upon successful completion of this course you will be allowed to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting, and will receive credit for the units completed in the Graduate Certificate.

Why study at CQUniversity?

If you like to analyse, audit, organise and provide solutions for clients, a career in accounting may be for you. Our dedicated suite of accounting and financial management courses and units enable you to develop in-depth, up-to-date knowledge and skills so you can take a leading role in this growth industry.

A course for you

Whether you are looking to start your career, or widen and improve your employment prospects, CQUniversity can help you to achieve your goals. Choose from education and training options ranging from certificates to diplomas and degree-level study.

Industry relevant

Our courses have been developed in partnership with leading industry authorities, ensuring they are current and relevant. Our staff are respected leaders in their fields, often still contributing to research and working within the profession. Above all, every member of our staff is committed to guiding and supporting you throughout your learning journey.

Flexibility

Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by distance education. Choose from a variety of study options to individually tailor your learning to suit your personal and professional needs.

Postgraduate and research

CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate and research courses.

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting you will have made the first steps on the way to a successful accounting career. It is recommended that you then enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting and continue to progress your accounting career.

Programme Structure

You are required to complete the following compulsory units:

» Accounting in Australia

» Information Systems for Business Professionals

» Economics for Managers

» Australian Commercial Law.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree with the equivalent to an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised Higher Education institution. Other entry pathways such as relevant work experience and/or a combination of qualifications may also be considered.

CRICOS: 084204D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15030 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15030 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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