Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting

Swinburne Online

Program Description

Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting

Swinburne Online

Take the next step

Take the next step towards a career in accountancy with a Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting.

Taught by practising accountants, a graduate certificate in accounting gives you the skills you need to work in a broad range of financial roles. You'll learn to evaluate, analyse and communicate the financial position of an organisation, as well as guide investment decisions and identify opportunities. Once you graduate, you will be eligible to apply for the Master of Professional Accounting, which is recognised by CPA Australia and will qualify you to work as an accountant.

Career opportunities

Accounts Officer

Analyse the financial activities and maintain the growth targets of a business.

Finance Administrator

Manage the accounts, budgets and financial objectives of an organisation.

Further study in accounting can lead to a range of careers, including:

Tax Accountant

Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for clients.

Company Accountant

Provide financial, compliance and strategic support to a business.

Learning at Swinburne Online

Designed by accountants, for accountants

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting is an accredited qualification taught by practicing accountants, from a university ranked among the top 3% in the world. Whether you have an undergraduate degree or prior workplace experience, this course has been designed specifically to help you further your business knowledge and progress your career. It also provides a pathway into our industry recognised

A community of professionals

At Swinburne Online, you will form part of an online community of switched-on business students. You’ll learn from accounting professionals, gain insights into areas of business you may not be familiar with, and form a valuable industry network. The connections you make could lead to your next career, or business venture.

A unique learning experience

We know many of our students are already working, so we have created a degree that can fit around your professional life. The flexibility of online study means you don’t have to put your career on hold to progress in your field. You’ll work on real-life scenarios, and develop practical skills and techniques you can apply straight away.

Entry criteria

To gain entry into this course, applicants need to meet the following entry criteria:

  • Have completed an undergraduate qualification (non-accounting major)
  • AND
  • Complete a statement of purpose
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 9, 2016
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