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Graduate Certificate of Accounting

Graduate Certificate of Accounting,

Length: 0.5 years full-time

CRICOS #: 052700G

UAC code: 830202 (Accounting)

Semester intake: 1 or 2

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Why study Graduate Certificate of Accounting at ANU

The Graduate Certificate of Accounting suits students with various aspirations, including:

1. Graduates with no background in accounting who can study concepts and techniques in accounting without the need to enrol in a full degree.

2. Graduates with prior accounting studies who wish to develop advanced knowledge in accounting without enrolling in a full Masters program.

3. 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 the Master programs in accounting. Students who wish to continue their advanced studies and complete the Certificate program with an average of 60% will be able to transfer to the Master of Professional Accounting or Master of Accounting 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.


The Graduate Certificate of Accounting provides options for students with prior accounting training to undertake supplementary courses to achieve the education entry requirements of the Australian professional accounting bodies. For more information see Professional organisations & accreditation.

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ANU is Australia's top-ranked university, positioned among the world's leading universities. When you graduate, you will be recognised globally for your world-class qualifications.

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We offer a wide range of scholarships to future students to assist with the cost of their studies. There are also funding support opportunities offered by the Australian and overseas governments, and other industry partners and affiliates, that you can take advantage of.

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Our students widely report that one of the best things about studying at ANU is the on-campus experience. Our strong focus on residential living has helped build a vibrant and diverse community, where you can find like-minded peers and make lifelong friends.

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ANU offers more homes to students on campus than any other Australian university, and a residential experience that's second-to-none. 

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Length: 0.5 years full-time

CRICOS #: 052700G

UAC code: 830202 (Accounting)

Semester intake: 1 or 2

Download program guide

Apply now

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