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 a GPA of 4.5 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.
At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.
Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.5/7.0
In line with the university's admissions policy and strategic plan, an assessment for admission may include competitively ranking applicants on the basis of specific academic achievement, English language proficiency and diversity factors.
Academic achievement & English language proficiency
The minimum academic requirement for full entry and enrolment is a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.5/7.0.
If required, competitive ranking may further be confirmed on the basis of applicants demonstrating higher-level English language proficiency.
As Australia’s national university, ANU is global representative of Australian research and education. ANU endeavours to recruit and maintain a diverse and deliberate student cohort representative not only of Australia, but the world. In order to achieve these outcomes, competitive ranking of applicants may be adjusted to ensure access to ANU is a reality for brilliant students from countries across the globe.
Assessment of qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met.
Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au
ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.Indicative fees Domestic International
Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-feesAnnual indicative fee for international students $23,940.00 Scholarships
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.