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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Professional Accounting

Curtin University

6 months
15800 AUD/year
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Change to an accounting career and expand your prospects with the Professional Accounting program from Curtin University.

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This Professional Accounting program from Curtin University is intended to help you step into the field of accounting for the first time. It covers an introductory understanding of accounting and the budget process.

You’ll study a range of specialised topics, including corporations law, cost behaviour, financial accounting, job order costing systems, management accounting, planning and special decision-making issues. 

Career information

This qualification provides entrance to the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting at Curtin University as a pathway to formal professional accounting qualifications.

Programme Structure

  • Apply principles of accounting, economics, information systems, statistics, law and social sciences as they relate to reporting business activity.
  • Critically analyse issues in collection, recording and reporting of economic activity to enable the development of accounting information systems giving cost effective decision useful information.
  • Locate, extract and critically appraise decision useful information related to economic activity from sources within an organisation and from external sources.
  • Relate the significance of commercial events and issues to the business and investing community using effectively structured financial communication and appropriate language.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


100 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 051616A

  • A qualification from a recognised institution, not majoring in accounting, that is recognised at a level equal to or greater than AQF Level 7 


  • A recognised 4-year overseas qualification in accounting, as determined by the School of Accounting 


  • Proof of appropriate and relevant 3-5 years' work experience, as determined by the School of Accounting.

Tuition Fee

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    15800 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15800 AUD per year during 6 months.

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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