Courses & Units

Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (C5B)

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is the first part of a suite of accounting courses that culminate in eligibility for professional accounting body membership.  The course is a a 6 month full-time (1 year part-time) course of study offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. This course is full fee-paying, which means that you will be charged at the full fee-paying rate listed for each unit.

The course involves the completion of 4 units of study.  Completion of this course alone does not lead to professional accounting body membership (see Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) and Master of Professional Accounting (Specialisation) (MPAS)).

International students can find additional information at http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply.

Duration

0.5 Years full time

Up to 2 Years part time

Location

Hobart

ATAR

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

0.5 Years full time

Location

Hobart

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

Code: 048891G


Course intake

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course objectives

Course structure

These course rules and specifications apply to students who commenced the course in 2014. For students who commenced prior to 2014 the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement: i.e. students who commenced in 2009 should refer to the 2009 Handbook

Schedule A

Complete the four units below:

This unit introduces students to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of financial management within an Australian context. It is designed to provide you with with an understanding of:- the scope and nature of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides an introduction to the Australian legal system, sources of law such as Parliament and the courts, the Federal system, the legislative process, precedent, alternative dispute resolution, the law of torts, the law of contract, consumer protection law, consumer law,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides a foundation for students intending to study units towards the Masters of Professional Accounting. The institutional framework and the fundamental principles underpinning accrual accounting and financial reporting are examined. The elements of the accounting cycle, and techniques of measurement,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides an introduction to the concept of economic, social and environmental (triple bottom line) reporting and performance from both a business and society perspective. The unit looks at the link between triple bottom line (TBL) reporting and the concept of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The units in this course form part of the MPA and/or MPAS and, once the MPA or MPAS is completed and, depending on the qualifications of the applicant on entry, it is the first part of a pathway for students to qualify for membership of the professional accounting bodies.The students are then able to pursue professional year studies with these bodies.

For admission to this degree you need to have: 

  1.  the equivalent of an undergraduate or masters degree in a non-accounting degree. International applications are subject to assessment for equivalency; OR
  2. approved relevant work experience or other special circumstances (eg post secondary qualifications) as approved by the Dean or delegated authority.

For entry into all postgraduate courses, international students must provide an IELTS test score of at least Band 6 with a minimum of 6.0 on all bands, or a TOEFL score of 575 with a Test of Written English score of no less than 4.5. This test must not be more than 24 months old. Further information can be found under international admissions http://www.international.utas.edu.au/static/admissionRequirements.php

At the discretion of the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, admission may also include an interview.

Credit Transfer and Articulation

Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting (only for students who hold an Undergraduate or Masters degree)

Master of Professional Accounting (Specialisation)

Fees for domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.