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Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting

Postgraduate | TAS-PFA-GDI | 2024

Take your first step towards life as an accredited accountant

This pathway course is perfect for students who don't have a background in accounting. You'll learn fundamentals of accounting, from accounting systems to financial management, so that you can enrol in further study and eventually become accredited. 

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Applications close
7 July 2024
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1 year full time or part time equivalent
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Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting

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About this degree

Entry requirements

Career opportunities

Professional recognition

The subjects in this program form part of the Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) and, once the MPA 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 Professional Accounting bodies, including CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. Students are then able to pursue professional year studies with these bodies.

Career outlook

$75K to $93K
Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers:
$93K to $120K
Finance Managers:
Over $120K
Financial Investment Advisers and Managers:
Over $120K

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