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Curtin University removes the barriers to postgraduate study
A career change could be just six months away with the flexible Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from Curtin University.
Covering a range of specialised accounting topics, this course ensures students from a wide variety of disciplines will graduate with a broad base of accounting knowledge. You'll study management accounting and cost terms, explore costing systems, behaviours, methods and planning, and learn budgeting and specialised accounting information systems - and no previous accounting study is required.
This course can be followed by the Diploma in Professional Accounting from Curtin University, which provides further specialisation in accounting practices,
and is recognised by CPA Australia. With the graduate certificate, you're setting yourself up for a rewarding career across a wide range of industries - and you can complete the course in just six months.
Available to study via your choice of online, on-campus or blended delivery, this flexible course fits easily into your schedule - growing your career opportunities without requiring you to sacrifice your lifestyle. Where you go next is up to you!
Last modified: 19 Jan 2017
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this accounting course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting from Curtin University.
Graduates can seek employment in accounting, bookkeeping and administrative roles in a range of industries across the private and public sectors.
You may also choose to advance your knowledge by undertaking further study: the Diploma in Professional Accounting is available for graduates seeking to build on their accounting base, or to obtain a qualification recognised by CPA Australia.
Curious about where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
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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