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Graduate Certificate in Business (Professional Accounting)

Australia and New Zealand International
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Campus
Gardens Point
External (Online)
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

Why choose this course?

This course is designed to extend your real-world accountancy knowledge and skills. You will be introduced to contemporary issues facing modern businesses such business and corporations law, cost and management accounting and managerial finance.

Real-world learning

Developed in consultation with industry, our programs incorporate real-world case analysis, activities and workplace projects. You will also benefit from meaningful connections with industry leaders and practitioners as they share their insights into essential skills and attributes needed for professional practice.

You will learn how to exercise creativity, independent judgement and critical reflection, to plan, design, adapt and implement strategies and solutions that contribute to real world business practice and research.

Highlights

  • Ideal for graduates who do not have an undergraduate degree in accountancy or who need to build on their undergraduate level accounting studies to gain eligibility to progress onto the Australian professional accounting bodies’ respective professional programs
  • Study professional accounting foundation units such as business and corporations law, cost and management accounting and managerial finance
  • Pathway to QUT’s Graduate Diploma in Business (Professional Accounting) and Master of Business (Professional Accounting)
  • Developed in consultation with industry, our programs incorporate real-world case analysis, activities and workplace projects
  • Units can be studied at our convenient city campus or online
  • Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Event.

Highlights

  • Ideal for graduates who do not have an undergraduate degree in accountancy or who need to build on their undergraduate level accounting studies to gain eligibility to progress onto the Australian professional accounting bodies’ respective professional programs
  • Study professional accounting foundation units such as business and corporations law, cost and management accounting and managerial finance
  • Pathway to QUT’s Graduate Diploma in Business (Professional Accounting) and Master of Business (Professional Accounting)
  • Developed in consultation with industry, our programs incorporate real-world case analysis, activities and workplace projects
  • Units can be studied at our convenient city campus or online
  • Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Event.

What to expect

This course is designed for graduates who do not have an undergraduate degree in accountancy and wish to obtain a professional accountancy qualification.

If you are looking to change your career direction or enhance your career options, accountancy is a dynamic profession that will provide you with a sustainable, challenging and diverse range of career paths. Professional accountants are in demand nationally and internationally by organisations throughout the commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors. Accountants can work in commerce and industry, in public or chartered accounting firms, in government organisations or as individual practitioners.

Accountancy professionals are concerned with the provision, analysis and communication of information to assist resource allocation decisions and compliance. Activities may include financial and operational analysis and projection, application and interpretation of accounting standards, and recording and summarising of transactions and other economic events.

The Graduate Certificate in Business provides you with a pathway to QUT’s Master of Business (Professional Accounting).

Flexible delivery

Units in this postgraduate program are delivered using a mix of face-to-face, online and blended learning technologies. All course materials are placed online including course lecture materials, practical session guides, readings and help guides .

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.

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 any discipline other than an accounting degree gained in Australia or New Zealand.

Alternative entry

Applicants without an undergraduate degree who have at least seven years relevant professional experience may apply for entry.

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline other than an accounting degree gained in Australia or New Zealand.

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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