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Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations

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Award granted Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration1 year part time
Deakin course codeM537

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Course overview

Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations has been developed to meet the requirements of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.  It is designed for students who hold a non-accounting Australian equivalent Bachelor degree and wish to pursue a career in Chartered Accounting.


This course enables students to enter the Institute's Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting (GradDipCA). The CA Program is only available in Australia, Singapore and Malaysia.


* Please refer to the Institute's website for a complete description of the requirements of the CA Program.

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Course rules

The course comprises 4 credit points of study (eight core units worth 0.50 credit points each) and can be completed in one year of part-time study.

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Course structure

Students must complete the following eight core units:

MAA774 Management Accounting  

MAA775 Auditing  

MAA776 Financial Accounting 1  

MAA777 Financial Accounting 2  

MAA778 Financial Accounting 3  

MAF721 Finance  

MLC711 Commercial and Corporations Law  

MLC712 Taxation  


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