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|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations|
|Campus||This course is only offered off campus|
|Length||1 year part time|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$23,370/0.5 EFTSL-$11685* - Full-fee paying place|
Postgraduate Student Administration
|Deakin course code||M537|
M537 Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations (GCCAF) is currently being proposed for discontinuation. The final intake will be Trimester 2 2014.
Deakin University have received confirmation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) that the Deakin GCCAF is exempt from the additional knowledge areas of Accounting Information Systems, Business Economics and Quantitative Methods until 2014.
M720 Master of Professional Accounting is an alternative pathway to membership of professional accounting bodies.
Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations provides an opportunity for non-accounting graduates to pursue a career in one of the most rewarding and prestigious professions, chartered accounting.
The course has been developed to meet the requirements of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Deakin University works together with the Institute to address the skills shortage in this area.
Completion of this course will enable you to acquire a basic grounding in financial accounting, management accounting, finance, taxation, auditing, commercial law and corporations law, so that they can 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.
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations will enable you to enter The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia's Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting (the CA Program).
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.
|MAA776||Financial Accounting 1|
|MAA777||Financial Accounting 2|
|MAA778||Financial Accounting 3|
|MLC711||Commercial and Corporations Law|
Completion of a tertiary program equivalent to not less than 3 years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution.
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
To apply for the Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations (offered in partnership with the ICAA) you must apply online via the applicant portal, referring to the Apply website as closing dates for applications for particular courses may vary.
Your faculty may require further information from you when submitting your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.