Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Study mode||On-campus or mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||12 months full-time or part-time equivalent|
CPA Australia accredited, this course is designed for graduates from areas other than accounting or who have an accounting degree that is not recognised by CPA Australia, as well as professionals who wish to further their career in a field requiring a general understanding of accounting practices.
The Graduate Diploma builds on the curriculum of the graduate certificate to incorporate studies in corporate accounting and statement analysis.
The graduate diploma offers you the opportunity to sample the accounting discipline before you choose to commence a comprehensive Master of Commerce (Professional Accounting) - Foundation Stream or CPA Australia Extension Major.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a field of study other than accounting, or a Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from a recognised tertiary institution. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$27,800*|
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
This course is accredited by CPA Australia. With successful completion of the course, you will be eligible for associate membership of CPA Australia.
Graduates generally find employment with private and public organisations nationally and internationally.
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