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Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

Details

Program Code 12187
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations Online
CRICOS Code 065470K
Contributing Schools and Faculties Faculty of Business & Law (Newcastle Business School)
Faculty of Business & Law (Newcastle Law School)
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Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Face to Face on campus
Program Enrolment Checklist

Description

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting program is designed for students with a degree in a field other than accounting who wish to obtain an introduction to accounting concepts and procedures.

Career Opportunities

Completion of the Graduate Certificate may lead to the following career opportunities:
Account Executive, Administrator, Banking and Finance Professional, Business Analyst, Contract Administrator, Corporate Secretary, Facilities Manager, Financial Project Manager, Investment Manager, Property Management.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

As this is an exit program only admission will be via the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) or Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business Programs.

Professional Accreditation

The Graduate Certificate does not attract Professional Recognition.

International Students

International students will be supported by the University and Newcastle Business School’s current support mechanisms. There will be a requirement for a minimum of 6.5 IELTS result or equivalent.

Special Needs

Students with a disability or chronic illness will have their needs met by the NBS in liaison with the Student Support Unit. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Higher Education Centre, Umuliko.

Additional Information

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting is an exit award for the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) and Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business.

Requirements and Structure

One trimester full-time or equivalent part-time study. The Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting program runs on a trimester system, i.e. three terms per year. Students will commence studies in January. The Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting requires 40 units gained through the completion of four courses worth 10 units each. Students are required to complete the two prescribed core courses and two from the list of directed courses.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
PACC6000 Financial Accounting 1
This course should be completed in the first term of study.
Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6003 Business Finance
This course should be completed in the first term of study.
Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 20 units from directed courses
INFT6500 Accounting Information Systems Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6001 Management Accounting Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6002 Auditing and Assurance Services Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6004 Financial Accounting 2 Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6005 Financial Accounting 3 Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6006 Taxation Law Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6007 Economics Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6008 Business Decision Making Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6009 Business Law Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PACC6010 Company Law Semester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units