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Accounting, Postgraduate Certificate

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  • 6 months
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The Graduate Certificate of Accounting program offered at Southern Cross University provides an introduction to accounting and finance. It has a flexible structure that allows students to focus on areas of most interest to them.

About

Subjects include business and managerial accounting, financial reporting, contemporary issues in accounting, economics and quantitative analysis, finance, information systems and legal studies. 

This Accounting program offered at Southern Cross University is a pathway award and students who complete the Graduate Certificate are awarded four units of advanced standing towards the Master of Professional Accounting, which is an industry-accredited accounting degree.

Career

Completion of this course opens opportunities in a variety of roles in the accounting and financial services industry. The course will also enhance the financial knowledge and skills of business owners and managers in any industry. 

Accreditation

For those who want an accredited postgraduate accounting degree, they should study the Master of Professional Accounting, which is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA).

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Business Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems and Processes
  • Economics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Legal Studies
  • Company and Financial Reporting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Finance
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting Theory.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS- 055690C
  • Qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree [suggest linking to policy], plus specific requirements as indicated in the course structure tab. Students are required to have a degree considered by the University to be equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree. Students without a degree but with substantial relevant work experience may be admitted to a Graduate Diploma or Masters.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3450 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3450 AUD per module and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    2800 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 AUD per module and a duration of 6 months.
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Funding

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