6 months
35600 AUD/full
25800 AUD/full
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Graduate Certificate in Accounting from University of Canberra is designed for students who may have an overseas accounting qualification and are required to undertake 4 units (12cp) to meet the requirements of the award.   

Visit the official programme website for more information


UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

Please refer to our website for detailed info regarding availability/conditions etc

Key facts:  

Students entering this Graduate Certificate in Accounting from University of Canberra must have their qualifications assessed by either CPA Australia or Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand to identify the unit set required to meet accreditation requirements. 

As an individual award, the Graduate Certificate in Accounting does not meet accreditation requirements for the accounting professional bodies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Systems & Practices 
  • Auditing  
  • Business Finance
  • Business Law 
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting 
  • Economics for Managers 
  • Management Accounting 
  • Managing Government Finance 
  • Business and Government Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University.
  • Students who have completed an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting with an Australian institution are ineligible for entry to the course. As an exit award, students must be enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting and must have completed a minimum of 12 credit points to be eligible for the Graduate Certificate in Accounting.
CRICOS Code: 098428F  

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    35600 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35600 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    25800 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25800 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 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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