Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting at University of Tasmania, Australia

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is a six-month full-time or comparable part-time program offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. The course is fully fee-paying, so you will be charged the full rate that is listed for each unit.

Description


The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is a six-month full-time or comparable part-time program offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. The course is fully fee-paying, so you will be charged the full rate that is listed for each unit.


This course provides training in accounting for those without prior accounting experience. After passing this course, students will have a solid foundation in accounting principles that they can build upon with further study to achieve the level of competency required to become a licensed accountants.

What you will study

Here, you will study 4 Core Courses, Including:


  • Economics and Statistical Analysis

  • Introduction to Financial Management

  • Accounting Systems and Processes

  • The Accounting Framework

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze accounting and financial management strategies cautiously before applying them to real-world business problems.


  1. Prepare documents that succinctly outline the benefits of alternative accounting systems in order to help business counsel in a variety of contexts.


  1. Analyze company data to establish a good fit between theoretical answers and a company's financial constraints.

Career Opportunities

The modules inside this curriculum are part of the Master of Professional Accounting (MPA), which is the first step in a pathway for students to become eligible for membership in professional accounting bodies like CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. 


This depends on the qualifications of the applicant at entry. Students may then pursue professional year study with these organizations.

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Applicants with higher education study:

In order to be given consideration for an offer, candidates must:


  • a Bachelor's degree or higher (or an equivalent#) from an undergraduate or graduate program in a field other than accounting.

Applicants with work experience:

In order to be given consideration for an offer, candidates must:


  • Possession of required qualifications, relevant job experience, or other special circumstances, as decided by the College Executive Dean or another recognized authority.


Your CV and letters of recommendation from supervisors or others who can vouch for your work history are required if you're applying for an internship based on your job experience. Candidates who have worked as consultants or sole owners must provide more evidence to support their level of experience.


English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 7.0

  • TOEFL - 72

  • PTE - 50

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee


Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP)


International Students: The course fee is based on a full-time year of study at a rate of $17,975 AUD (100 credit points).

Scholarships

Each year, the university gives out more than 900 awards to students from various backgrounds, including those who have achieved academic excellence, come from low-income households, are talented athletes, are studying overseas, or have a disability.


There are numerous scholarships, bursaries, and fee reductions available for international students attending the University of Tasmania.

$17,975 per course
  • Level
    PGC
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    6 months
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    February
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), (PBT), PTE
  • Scholarship
    25% reduction in registered tuition fees