18 months
32760 AUD/year
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The Professional Accounting program from Charles Darwin University complements your non-accounting or partial accounting, or accounting but not equivalent to Australian accounting qualifications to meet the entry requirements for membership of CPA Australia and The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). 


The Professional Accounting program from Charles Darwin University focuses on the knowledge and skills required for practice as a certified practising accountant or chartered accountant along with effective management, accountability and control, and effective decision-making for financial success.

You will develop technical and conceptual skills required to become a competent accountant as well as abilities to analyse, criticise and synthesise various accounting and related principles, methods and techniques.

Professional recognition

CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). Graduates may also be eligible for memberships in other overseas-based professional accounting bodies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting 
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Accounting 
  • Auditing
  • Accounting Theory 
  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Business Economics
  • Aspects of Corporate Finance 
  • Australian Tax Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 085265E
  • Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Accounting Studies or Graduate Diploma of Accounting Studies.
  • OR
  • Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree or equivalent international qualification in any discipline.
  • Applicants who have fully satisfied the entry requirements of the accounting professional bodies in their first degree are not eligible for entry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32760 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32760 AUD per year during 18 months.

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