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Whether you're looking to formalise your years of accounting experience with an accreditation, or you're keen to upgrade your undergraduate qualification to postgraduate level, this online Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting course is the perfect pathway to achieving your career goals. The online accounting course has been designed to provide students with relevant industry skills, and has a strong practical philosophy to its structure.
Through a combination of guest speakers, industry-employed lecturers and industry-relevant assessments, students will gain a foundational understanding of modern accounting principles. Students will learn about business and corporation law, understand how financial decision making can impact accounting processes, and will also be taught sound financial reporting practices that align to industry regulations and legislative requirements. Upon completion of this course, students may be able to go on to complete the Master of Professional Accounting - a qualification that entitles graduates to apply for associate membership with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Public Accountants.
To be eligible for this course, applicants must:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from RMIT University.
This postgraduate degree in professional accounting will reflect your advanced understanding of accounting principles, and prepare you to take on more accounting responsibilities in your existing role, or take your career in a completely new direction. For those with industry experience under their belt, but without the qualifications to certify their expertise - this course is the perfect way to gain a postgraduate-level degree, and will open up the possibility of continuing onto a Master of Professional Accounting.
Curious about where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Find out more information about FEE-HELP here.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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