- Minimum 24 Units
- Academic plan 6459XGCACC
- CRICOS code 052700G
- UAC code
The Graduate Certificate of Accounting requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
24 units from completion of courses from the following list:
BUSN7008 Financial Statements and Reporting
BUSN7005 Contemporary Issues in Accounting
BUSN7006 Public Sector Accounting and Reporting
BUSN7017 Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility, Accountability & Reporting
BUSN7021 Taxation Law
BUSN7031 Management Accounting & Cost Analysis
BUSN7036 Analysis of Financial Statements
BUSN7045 Corporate Governance
BUSN7050 Corporate Accounting
BUSN7052 Commercial Law
BUSN7054 Auditing and Assurance Services
BUSN7057 Business Associations Law
FINM7006 Foundations of Finance
ECON8069 Business Economics
STAT7055 Financial Statistics
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65%.
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The Graduate Certificate of Accounting suits students with various aspirations, including:
- Graduates with no background in accounting who can study concepts and techniques in accounting without the need to enrol in a full degree.
- Graduates with prior accounting studies who wish to develop more advanced skills and knowledge in accounting without enrolling in a full Masters program.
- Graduates with prior accounting studies who need up to four more courses to fully satisfy the admission requirements of the Australian professional accounting bodies.
The Certificate program is designed to articulate into a Masters program for students who wish to continue their advanced studies. Students may be able to transfer to the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Accounting, or the Master of Commerce program.
The program is taught by research active academic staff. Students are exposed to professional and scholarly academic research in commerce, enhancing their academic and professional competence.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- Exercise judgement under supervision to analyse and solve accounting problems in diverse contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives
- Integrate theoretical and technical accounting knowledge which includes a selection of issues in auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, commercial law, corporation law and taxation law, and with an understanding of issues in accounting development and accounting research
- Critically apply theoretical and technical accounting knowledge and skills to identify and review complex accounting problems
- Justify and communicate accounting advice and ideas in diverse collaborative contexts involving both accountants and non-accountants
- Seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements and initiate this process for others
For Domestic Students applying through UAC: If you have completed an overseas qualification, please send a scanned copy of your original testamur (graduation certificate) and academic transcript through to firstname.lastname@example.org. The scanned documents should be in colour and unaltered in size. Please include your name and UAC number in the email.
The Graduate Certificate in Accounting is a two semester part time or one semester full-time program. The program is very flexible and is suited to students with various aspirations, including:
Graduates with no background in accounting. Courses avaliable in the Certificate allow students to study concepts and techniques in accounting and how these are applied, without the need to enrol in a full degree.
Graduates with prior accounting studies who wish to develop more advanced skills and knowledge in accounting without enrolling in a full Masters program.
Graduates with prior accounting studies who need up to four more courses to fully satisfy the admission requirements of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, or the Institute of Public Accountants.
- This degree requires 24 units
- 24 units from the following list: BUSN7008, BUSN7005, BUSN7006, BUSU7017, BUSN7021, BUSN7031, BUSN7036, BUSN7045, BUSN7050, BUSN7052, BUSN7054, BUSN7057, FINM7006, ECON8069, STAT7055
About this degree
In a Graduate Certificate in Accounting you must complete four courses (24 units).
Students who intend to pursue CPA or CA associate membership without any accounting background are recommended to apply for the Master of Accounting degree.
You are able to change your enrolment until the end of week 2 of each semester.
Graduate Certificate in AccountingThis is a typical study plan for students with an accounting background studying full-time
|Year 1||BUSN7008 Financial Statements and Reporting 6 units||BUSN7052 Commercial Law 6 units||FINM7006 Foundations of Finance or ECON8069 Business Economics or INFS7040 E-Commerce for Managers|
Graduate Certificate in AccountingThis is a typical study plan for students with no accounting background studying part-time
|Year 1||BUSN7008 Financial Statements and Reporting 6 units||FINM7006 Applied Foundations of Finance 6 units|
|BUSN7031 Management Accounting and Cost Analysis 6 units||BUSN7050 Corporate Accounting 6 units|
If after reading through these guidelines you are unsure about your which courses to enrol in, you can come to an academic advice session at Melville Hall during Orientation week.
Please check the ANU College of Business and Economics website for further information on Program & Course Advice sessions.