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Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting


80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane, Queensland* (*not offered in 2013)
Melbourne, Victoria
Sydney (North Sydney), NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission Rules.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor degree in any discipline; or
  2. Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting.

2. Requirement for Completion of the Graduate Diploma

2.1 To qualify for the Graduate Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 40 cp from Core Units; and
  2. 40 cp from other units in the Schedule of Unit Offerings for the Master of Professional Accounting degree.

2.2 An applicant who has completed the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting or equivalent may be granted advanced standing.

3. Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting may exit from the course with that award.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ACCT600 10 Accounting for Decision Making
ACCT602 10 Accounting and Accountability (Pre: ACCT600 Accounting for Decision Making)
ACCT604 10 Strategic Managerial Accounting (Pre: ACCT600 Accounting for Decision Making)
LEGL601 10 Commercial and Corporations Law

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