Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting (Graduate Diploma)

CQUniversity Australia

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The award
Graduate Diploma

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How you will study

Course starts
March, July, November

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About Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting at CQUniversity Australia

At a glance

The Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting is suitable for you if you are interested in employment in accounting and financial management orientated careers.

* International students residing in Australia on a student visa must study full-time on-campus.

Career opportunities

For graduates looking to redirect their career, this course is for you.You may have an interest in completing the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting if you are interested in employment in accounting and financial management orientated careers. Potential fields of employment include financial accounting, management accounting, taxation auditing, teaching finance, banking management,administration, consulting or business advisory services.



The Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting equips you with foundational professional skills suitable for a career in accounting. If you seek to work towards a career in accounting, this program may be for you.

Why Study at CQUniversity

If you like to analyse, audit, organise and provide solutions for clients, a career in accounting may be for you. Our dedicated suite of accounting and financial management courses enable you to develop in-depth, up-to-date knowledge and skills so you can take a leading role in this growth industry.

A program or course for you
Whether you are looking to start your career, or widen and improve your employment prospects, CQUniversity can help you to achieve your goals. Choose from education and training options ranging from certificates to diplomas and degree-level study.

Industry relevant
Our courses have been developed in partnership with leading industry authorities, ensuring they are current and relevant. Our staff are respected leaders in their fields, often still contributing to research and working within the profession. Above all, every member of our staff is committed to guiding and supporting you throughout your learning journey.

Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by distance education. Choose from a variety of study options to individually tailor your learning to suit your personal and professional needs.

Postgraduate and research
CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate and research courses.

Structure and assessment

Program Structure

You are required to complete eight core units.

Study options for this course

Notes about fees for this course

Estimated fee per term: $13 650
Estimated annual fee: $27 210

At CQUniversity, we are committed to making education accessible to everyone. That is why on top of offering multiple pathways for entry to our courses and a generous variety of scholarships, we also offer highly competitive fees. When referring to course fees for international students, please note the following:

You may refer to the International Courses and Fees 2018 to see the full list.


Please see our Scholarships site for scholarships that you may be interested in.

Entry requirements

Academic Requirement

Successful completion of a bachelor's degree with the equivalent to an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised Higher Education institution. Other entry pathways such as relevant work experience and/or a combination of qualifications may also be considered.

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English Requirement

English Test

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Course Requirements

To successfully complete your studies, you may be required to demonstrate that you can meet course requirements associated with your course. For more information on these course requirements please view the 'Course Requirements' section found under the 'What do I need to start?' page under the 'Getting Started' tab of the Student Handbook . Additional information on student placements and work integrated learning can also be found in the Student Handbook, on the 'Course Features' page under 'Getting Started'.

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