6 months
16680 AUD/full
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If you are seeking a career in accounting, then the Professional Accounting program from CQUniversity Australia is a great option for you. You will develop business and accounting skills in line with requirements from the major Australian professional accounting bodies.  

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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.

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. To continue your studies towards qualifying as an accountant, you will need to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting in Australia
  • Economics for Managers
  • Australian Commercial Law 
  • Statistics for Managerial Decisions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 084204D 

To gain entry to this course, students must have:

  • A non-accounting undergraduate degree in any discipline from an Australian university, or equivalent from an overseas institution; or
  • An AQF equivalent accounting bachelor degree received from an overseas institution or organisation, that does not meet accreditation with an Australian Accounting registration body for associate membership purposes, or
  • A minimum of five years of relevant accounting experience, or
  • A minimum of ten years of relevant business experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16680 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16680 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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