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Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Graduate Certificate

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    GradCertAcc

  • Course code

    1007134

  • Credit points

    48

  • Equivalent units

    4

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

The Graduate Certificate of Accounting provides students with an introduction to accounting and finance.

This is a pathway award. Students who complete the Graduate Certificate are awarded four units of advanced standing towards the Master of Professional Accounting, an industry accredited accounting degree.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Develop and create professional solutions to specific problem from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a specific issue or theory from a professional area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Creativity

Incorporated in Intellectual rigour.

Ethical practice

Analyse and compare challenging organisational ethical issues within a professional context.

Apply discipline based knowledge and professional skills in situations that require autonomy and a high level of responsible behaviour.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate and apply well developed discipline knowledge and professional skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective.

Apply and integrate research principles and methods to professional management situations.

Lifelong learning

Incorporated in Intellectual rigour.

Communication and social skills

Prepare and deliver professional discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business or public context.

Prepare and deliver professional and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.

Investigate and explain leadership research and practice in the management of people and self.

Appraise self and team regarding participation and performance.

Cultural competence

Incorporated in Knowledge of a discipline.

Students study four of the eight core units of the Master of Professional Accounting.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3 N/A N/A
Online Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3 N/A N/A

Career Outcomes

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

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Accounting a candidate shall successfully complete not less than four (4) units from Part A.

Course structure

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes

Part A

ACC00712 Business Accounting Introductory
ACC00718 Accounting Information Systems and Processes Intermediate
ECO82001 Economics and Quantitative Analysis Intermediate
LAW00720 Legal Studies Introductory
ACC00713 Company and Financial Reporting Intermediate
ACC00714 Managerial Accounting Intermediate
ACC00716 Finance Introductory
ACC03032 Contemporary Issues in Accounting Theory Advanced