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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Professional Accounting

University of Technology Sydney

6 months
891 AUD/credit 21384 AUD/full
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The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from University of Technology Sydney is a four-subject introductory course designed to provide a general understanding of accounting and related areas of business study. It provides foundation knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics and law.  

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This Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from University of Technology Sydney is designed for students who:

  • do not have an undergraduate background in accounting and wish to further their business knowledge
  • have extensive business experience but lack the formal qualifications for direct entry to the master's programs in professional accounting, or
  • want to complete an introductory course in accounting and related fields, and want to prove their ability to undertake postgraduate study and attain a postgraduate qualification. 

As this course articulates into the master's programs in professional accounting, this enables students who do not possess formal undergraduate qualifications, including TAFE diplomas, to acquire the relevant academic qualification for membership of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).


Career options include management-level positions in industry, government, or not-for-profit organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Financial Management 
  • Contemporary Business Law
  • Economics for Management 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 061284M  

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Applicants without an academic qualification require a minimum of four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant post-secondary work experience and general capacity to undertake tertiary education.
  • English proficiency requirement is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21384 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 891 AUD per credit during 6 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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