Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This course is designed for those students who need to complete a minimum of four units to aid in achieving the educational requirements for admission to professional accounting bodies. It is also a course that is designed to allow students who do not meet the direct entry requirements into the Accounting Masters a pathway to progress to the Accounting Masters programs.


40 credit points which consists of 30 credit points core units and 10 credit points alternate units.


  • Accounting

Standard entry requirements

Undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline or associate degree, or higher, in a business discipline or advanced diploma, or higher, in a business discipline and have a minimum of five years general work experience in a related field or have a minimum of 3 years FTE managerial/professional work experience in a related field or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Study pathways

Students wishing to exit from the Master of Professional Accounting or Master of Accountancy may be awarded a Graduate Certificate in Accounting on completion of 40 credit points of approved units.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta City International: $15,860 Yes
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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