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    Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

    Curtin University

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    Australia, Perth

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Diploma

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    051622C

    Campuses

    Curtin Perth

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines22-Jul-2024
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    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 33,410  / year
    Next Intake 22-Jul-2024

    Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

    About

    This is an excellent entry-level qualification, which is suitable if you wish to upgrade your accounting knowledge to further your career in commerce, government, industry or public practice.

    It will help you develop intermediate knowledge and skills in accounting. It will prepare you to undertake professional or highly skilled work in areas that require an intermediate understanding of accounting and related practices.

    Youll study Australian tax law, corporate accounting, data analytics, microeconomics and macroeconomics in an international context. As the Graduate Certificate in Accounting is nested within this course, you will also study topics from that course including cost behaviour and financial accounting.

    When you successfully complete this course, you can progress to the Master of Professional Accounting.

    Why study

    • This course can help to prepare you for work that requires an intermediate understanding of accounting-related matters and help prepare you for a future in accounting. Youll expand your understanding of accounting through theoretical study and real-life cases.
    • The Curtin Accounting Association can help to grow your network and connect you with industry. The association is run by Curtin accounting students and is sponsored by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants, EY, KPMG and the Curtin Student Guild.

    Professional recognition

    This course meets the core competency requirements of professional accounting bodies including Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, ACCA and CPA Australia.

  • 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.
  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

  • Completion of 3 year post-secondary (post Year 12 equivalent) qualification OR hold a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University which is comparable to an AQF Associate Degree
  • English Program Requirements

    If English is not your first language, you must also check that you meet English language requirements for your chosen course. Australian students must also meet the English entry requirements.

    Career

    Careers

    • Bookkeeper
    • Account clerk
    • Contracts administrator
    • Business analyst
    • Tax agent

    Industries

    • Accounting
    • Finance and investment
    • Government
    • Law
    • Resources and renewables

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 33,410 

    How to Apply

    Have your supporting documents to hand, and ensure they meet our guidelines. The documents may include certified copies of your qualifications, English language proficiency documents and supplementary forms for certain courses.

    If your documents are not issued in English, an official translation from a recognised translation service must be provided.

    Recognised translation services

    • National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) accredited translator in Australia
    • The Awarding institution
    • A Notary Public Office
    • The official Government body
    • An official and accredited translator*

    *Official translations are subject to review.

    If you have undertaken previous study or work that matches the content of some of your Curtin course units, you may be able to obtain credit for recognised learning, which exempts you from studying those units.

    Applying online: Use the ‘Apply now’ button on the relevant course page and following the prompts.

    Applying by mail or email: Download the International application for admission form [.pdf – 307 kB].

    If you want to package your course with a Curtin English course, you can submit your application with your course application documents to streamline the process.

    If your application is successful, you will receive an offer that you will need to accept or reject.

    If you accept your offer, you will receive a Confirmation of Enrolment ­– a document from Curtin that details your course, how long you will be studying the course, and the tuition fees. This document can be used for acquiring a student visa.

    Apply to the Australian government for your student visa. Gaining a student visa will allow you to participate in full-time study in Australia and work up to 40 hours in a fortnight. If you’re under 18 years of age, you must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.

    See our pre-departure resources for helpful information regarding your move to Perth.

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