CQUniversity's Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is excellent preparation to develop a career in accounting.
In this course, you will begin to develop business and accounting skills in line with requirements from the major Australian professional accounting bodies.
If you are a postgraduate student wanting to develop a career in accounting but do not meet the criteria for the Master of Professional Accounting you may consider enrolling in this course. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be allowed to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting and will receive credit for the units completed in the Graduate Certificate.
To gain entry to this course, students must have:
- A non-accounting undergraduate degree in any discipline from an Australian university, or equivalent from an overseas institution; or
- An AQF equivalent accounting bachelor degree received from an overseas institution or organisation, that does not meet accreditation with an Australian Accounting registration body for associate membership purposes, or
- A minimum of five years of relevant accounting experience, or
- A minimum of ten years of relevant business experience.
Relevant business experience is considered to be any experience in the conduct or administration of a business enterprise.
There are no recommended study requirements.
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting, you will have made the first steps on the way to a successful accounting career. To continue your studies towards qualifying as an accountant, you will need to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting.