postgraduate courses

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING

The Graduate Certificate in Accounting provides an understanding of the framework and fundamental principles of the accounting
profession. The course offers an opportunity to develop the basic statistical and numerical literacy skills required for data analysis in economics and business management.

 

COURSE CRICOS CODE 063299K

AQF Level 8

SKILLS YOU’LL LEARN

01. Application
Apply appropriate professional and analytical skills to address specific accounting and business issues and challenges

02. Technology Management
Discuss management of information systems and technologies in modern accountancy

03. Problem Solving
Apply key economic principles, theories, models and laws to solve common economic problems

04. Data Analysis
Apply statistical skills that are used in data analysis in economics, finance and business

OUTCOMES & FUTURE STUDIES

CAREER OPTIONS

The course is ideal if you have a qualification in a non-accounting discipline and want to gain additional skills in accounting and finance. The skills developed will assist you to gain employment in accounting within private and public organisations nationally and internationally.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES

Upon successful completion you may be eligible for full credit towards our Master of Accounting and Master of Professional Accounting courses, or another course with an alternative higher education provider in Australia.

ACCOUNTING
FINANCE
CPA
ACCA

WHAT ARE OUR CURRENT AND PAST STUDENTS SAYING ABOUT US?

KEY FACTS

INTAKES
March, July, November

DURATION
8 months/ 4 subjects/ 2 trimesters

MODE
On campus, full-time or part-time

STRUCTURE
4 subjects – 3 core, 1 elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Please click for international or domestic entry requirements

FEES
Please click whether you are an international or domestic student to view the relevant schedule.

COURSE SUBJECTS

CORE SUBJECTS – COMPLETE ALL

CODESUBJECT
ACCM4000Accounting Principles
STAM4000Quantitative Methods
ECOM4000Economics

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS – COMPLETE ONE

CODESUBJECT
CLWM4000Business and Corporations Law
EAPM4000Professional Communication Practice

Students should review individual subject information for specific assessment details as assessment methods may vary.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

Students may be eligible for credit for academic work previously completed and should apply to the School for this to be recognised as an exemption from individual units of study. Students are able to receive exemptions of up to 50% of the course from a relevant postgraduate qualification, and up to 30% of the course from a relevant undergraduate qualification.

FEES & PREREQUISITES

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

Follow the link below if you are an Australian citizen or resident and would like to know more about the fees and prerequisites for this course.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Follow the link below if you are a citizen or resident of a country other than Australia and would like to know more about the fees and prerequisites for this course.