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Graduate Certificate in Accounting Online

The Graduate Certificate in Accounting enables non-accounting graduates to obtain an accounting credential and progress into full Master of Accounting programs.

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Are you looking to advance your career in accounting but don't have a background in the field? An online Graduate Certificate in Accounting might be the perfect solution for you.

With flexible study options and a short duration of 8 months part-time, you can access a professional master's program. Let's explore the benefits of an accounting graduate certificate, the top online programs, and how it can help you achieve your professional goals.

Top Online Programs

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Deakin Professional Accounting

Deakin University offers a Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting for university graduates. Students have 10 units to choose from, all of which meet professional accreditation requirements. They cover both applied accounting and business theory. The course is suitable for students who wish to learn some accounting as well as those who are considering becoming professional accountants.

UNE Graduate Certificate in Accounting

The University of New England offers a 100% online Graduate Certificate in Accounting. The 4-unit course is intended for (i) accounting graduates who need extra units to gain accreditation with professional accounting organisations and (ii) non-graduates seeking entry into the Master of Professional Accounting. Subjects are drawn from the Master of Professional Accounting program, covering both introductory and advanced units in accounting, finance, systems, law, auditing, economics and statistics.

Study Accounting Online

Online study makes getting a graduate certificate easy.

  • You can study anytime from anywhere according to your own schedule. Gone are the days when you need to turn up to a class in person at a specific time.
  • Start dates are flexible. A course can be started at different times of the year.
  • Study costs are minimal. A computer and internet connection give you full access to course content and allow you to interact with instructors and classmates.

As with all accredited university courses, Australian students have the option to study now and pay later. A government loan is available so that you don't have to fund your studies up front.

† Online courses are available in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Gold Coast, Newcastle. Australia-wide.