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Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate

  • Duration

    1 year full time or equivalent part time

  • Units

    4

  • Start Date

    Mar, Jul, Nov

  • Estimated Fees

    $13,960

What are the entry criteria?

To gain entry into this course, applicants need to meet the following entry criteria:

Have completed an undergraduatequalification (non-accounting major)

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Overview of the course

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Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting

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Take the next step towards a career in accountancy with a Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting.

Taught by practising accountants, a graduate certificate in accounting gives you the skills you need to work in a broad range of financial roles. You’ll learn to evaluate, analyse and communicate the financial position of an organisation, as well as guide investment decisions and identify opportunities.

Once you graduate, you will be eligible to apply for the Master of Professional Accounting, which is recognised by CPA Australia and will qualify you to work as an accountant.

  • Career opportunities
  • Learning outcomes
  • Accounts Officer

    Monitors and processes business payments and expenditure.

  • Tax Accountant

    Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for clients.

  • Company Accountant

    Provide financial, compliance and strategic support to a business.

  • Finance Specialist

    Help your clients grow their wealth through investment and targeted growth.

  • Accounting Principles

    Explore the main accounting principles and learn how to interpret accounting reports.

  • Information Systems

    Examine and evaluate both manual and computer-based accounting information systems.

  • Business Analysis

    Apply statistical analysis tools to business problems.

  • Contract Law

    Gain an understanding of how companies employ contracts in today’s economy.

Why study with Swinburne Online?

  • Internationally recognised qualification

  • Ranked among the top 2% worldwide

  • Learn from industry professionals

  • Graduate with an industry standard qualification

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