The University of Newcastle, Australia
Location

Sydney CBD

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

Location

Sydney CBD

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Duration

0.5 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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UON program code: 12187
CRICOS code: 065470K

Study Professional Accounting

A career in accounting provides challenging, rewarding and versatile opportunities in the current business environment. Increasingly businesses are looking for people with superior analytical skills which accounting can provide.

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting program is designed for students with a degree in a field other than accounting who wish to obtain an introduction to accounting concepts and procedures.

Why study with us?

  • Study in Sydney - Our state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of the Sydney CBD provide the optimum environment for you to excel in your studies.
  • AACSB Accreditation - The University of Newcastle's Business School (NBS) has received AACSB Accreditation, earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs

World top 150 ? for business and economics
Top 8 in Australia ? for business and economics
Top 8 in Australia ? for business administration
World top 150 ? for business and economics
Top 8 in Australia ? for business and economics

What you will study

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is designed for students who have qualifications in an area other than accounting and will equip you with knowledge of accounting concepts and theory, and provide a pathway for a career in accounting. Achieving the requirements of the Master of Professional Accounting means you meet the eligibility requirement for entry into CPA Australia and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The Graduate Certificate in Professional accounting provides an introduction to subject areas such as:

  • financial accounting
  • management accounting
  • business finance
  • economics

Career opportunities

Accounting skills are transferable across all industries and are required for sound financial decision making. The insights you will gain by completing the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to seek employment in fields including:

  • financial and management accounting
  • taxation
  • auditing
  • superannuation
  • investment
  • financial advising
  • banking
  • stockbroking
Assocation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The Newcastle Business School is accredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs. AACSB is the premier, and longest-standing, international accrediting body for business programs and is the international benchmark for excellence in business education.