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Graduate Certificate in Business (Accounting)

Australia and New Zealand International
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Campus
Gardens Point
Campus
Gardens Point
Duration
6 months full-time
1 year part-time
6 months full-time
Entry
February and July
February and July
CRICOS
031769E

Highlights

  • Discipline studies designed to extend your real-world accounting knowledge and skills.
  • In certain circumstances, you may have the opportunity to build on your undergraduate accounting studies to gain eligibility for enrolment in the Australian professional accounting bodies’ respective professional programs.
  • Study contemporary business issues such as taxation law and practice, financial accounting and reporting, and auditing for assurance
  • Opportunities to progress on to the Master of Business.
  • Complete in 1 semester full-time or 2 semesters part-time at our convenient city campus.
  • Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Event.

Highlights

  • Discipline studies designed to extend your real-world accounting knowledge and skills.
  • In certain circumstances, you may have the opportunity to build on your undergraduate accounting studies to gain eligibility for enrolment in the Australian professional accounting bodies’ respective professional programs.
  • Study contemporary business issues such as taxation law and practice, financial accounting and reporting, and auditing for assurance.
  • Opportunities to progress on to the Master of Business.
  • Complete in 1 semester full-time or 2 semesters part-time at our convenient city campus.
  • Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Event.

What to expect

This course is designed to provide foundation knowledge, research and skills appropriate to the accountancy profession. Certain units may assist with preparation for the professional programs offered by CPA Australia, the Chartered Accountants  Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) as part of their respective membership requirements, and for the Chartered Financial Analysts program.

The Graduate Certificate in Business is an excellent re-introduction to tertiary learning and an opportunity to update skills or utilise as a pathway to higher level study. This course allows graduates from recognised universities to either extend prior degree studies in accounting or provide the requisite foundation for higher level study.

Business advantage

The QUT Business School’s Business Advantage program is a free program offered to all business students. It can help you develop skills through interaction, discussion, cooperation and debate with other students, business, government, education and community leaders. The program includes: guest presentations from inspiring industry, community and university leaders; sessions focused on specific social and professional skills; challenging interaction aimed at developing skills through new experiences; and provides a certificate of completion for students to include in their resume or portfolio. Not only does this program offer you excellent networking opportunities, but also the opportunity to gain highly relevant experiences and skills that you can apply throughout your career.

Career outcomes

Career outcomes

Upon completion, students may be eligible to articulate to the Master of Business (Accounting) program.

Positions for employment may include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Financial Analyst
  • Wealth Management Consultant
  • Financial Project Manager
  • Funds Manager
  • Investment Manager
  • Property Development.

Possible careers

  • Accountant
  • Actuary

Requirements

Course code
BS39
CRICOS code
031769E
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 6 months full-time
  • 1 years part-time
  • 6 months full-time
Entry
  • February and July
  • February and July

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in accounting.

 

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in accounting.

 

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: $13,700 per course (48 credit points)

2019

2019: $15,800 per course (48 credit points)

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Scholarship eligibility
Struggling financially

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