Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online


Southern Cross University

6 months
15200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Graduate Certificate of Accounting program offered at the 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.  


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 the 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. 


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. 

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Business Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems and Processes
  • Economics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Legal Studies
  • Company and Financial Reporting  
  • Managerial Accounting

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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

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  • International

    15200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15200 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • National - $3050 per 12CP unit

Living costs for Gold Coast

1313 - 2310 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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