Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Graduate Certificate in Business (Professional Accounting)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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Course details

CRICOS course code: 031769E

Level of study: Graduate Certificates & Diploma

Summary

This course is designed for graduates who do not have an undergraduate degree in accountancy and wish to obtain a professional accountancy qualification.

If you are looking to change your career direction or enhance your career options, accountancy is a dynamic profession that will provide you with a sustainable, challenging and diverse range of career paths. Professional accountants are in demand nationally and internationally by organisations throughout the commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors. Accountants can work in commerce and industry, in public or chartered accounting firms, in government organisations or as individual practitioners.

Accountancy professionals are concerned with the provision, analysis and communication of information to assist resource allocation decisions and compliance. Activities may include financial and operational analysis and projection, application and interpretation of accounting standards, and recording and summarising of transactions and other economic events.

The Graduate Certificate in Business provides you with a pathway to QUT’s Master of Business (Professional Accounting).

Flexible delivery

Units in this postgraduate program are delivered using a mix of face-to-face, online and blended learning technologies. All course materials are placed online including course lecture materials, practical session guides, readings and help guides .

Business advantage

The QUT Business School’s Business Advantage program is a free program offered to all business students. It can help you develop skills through interaction, discussion, cooperation and debate with other students, business, government, education and community leaders. The program includes: guest presentations from inspiring industry, community and university leaders; sessions focused on specific social and professional skills; challenging interaction aimed at developing skills through new experiences; and provides a certificate of completion for students to include in their resume or portfolio. Not only does this program offer you excellent networking opportunities, but also the opportunity to gain highly relevant experiences and skills that you can apply throughout your career.

This course is designed to extend your real-world accountancy knowledge and skills. You will be introduced to contemporary issues facing modern businesses such business and corporations law, cost and management accounting and managerial finance.

Real-world learning

Developed in consultation with industry, our programs incorporate real-world case analysis, activities and workplace projects. You will also benefit from meaningful connections with industry leaders and practitioners as they share their insights into essential skills and attributes needed for professional practice.

You will learn how to exercise creativity, independent judgement and critical reflection, to plan, design, adapt and implement strategies and solutions that contribute to real world business practice and research.

Highlights

Ideal for graduates who do not have an undergraduate degree in accountancy or who need to build on their undergraduate level accounting studies to gain eligibility to progress onto the Australian professional accounting bodies’ respective professional programs
Study professional accounting foundation units such as business and corporations law, cost and management accounting and managerial finance
Pathway to QUT’s Graduate Diploma in Business (Professional Accounting) and Master of Business (Professional Accounting)
Developed in consultation with industry, our programs incorporate real-world case analysis, activities and workplace projects
Units can be studied at our convenient city campus or online

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 16,500 Per Year
Start date: 27 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 6 months
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline other than an accounting degree gained in Australia or New Zealand.

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia