Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Face to Face
0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.
AUD16,470 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
0.5 years full-time.
Face to Face
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.
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:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
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:
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.