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Curtin University

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Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

  • Graduate Diploma

Increase your understanding of accounting practices.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
GD-PRFACC
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

This course, accredited by CPA Australia and ACCA Global (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), is suitable if you wish to upgrade your accounting knowledge to further your career in commerce, government, industry or public practice. The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is nested within this graduate diploma.

Study locations

Perth

Online

What you will learn

  • 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.
  • use electronic resources to effectively interrogate databases, analyse data, collect information and communicate.
  • take responsibility for self directed learning and the development of a career long attitude of continuing professional development.
  • recognise the global nature of accounting by applying international financial reporting standards and appreciate the information requirements of a global financial system.
  • demonstrate an understanding that cultural practices and differences impact commercial practices and interpersonal relations.
  • apply an ethical approach to analysing and reporting commercial activities; advising clients; demonstrate leadership and the ability to delegate tasks to ensure timely outcomes; Work independently and in teams to achieve agreed outcomes.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Curtin University.
85.1%
Overall satisfaction
81.4%
Skill scale
72.6%
Teaching scale
86.8%
Employed full-time
$120k
Average salary