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Graduate Diploma of
Professional Accounting

Graduate Diploma of
Professional Accounting

Accelerate your career with an
accounting qualification
1 Year Full Time
Graduate Diploma
Australian Qualification Framework: 9
CRICOS code: 113892H
Available at
Melbourne, Sydney
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Embark on your accounting career

Master of Professional Accounting


ACAP's Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting is designed to provide students with specialised knowledge in accounting theories and financial processes. Students will be prepared to take on business leadership roles and apply their professional skills across a diverse scope of industries.

Students will undertake 6 units aligned to the CAANZ/CPA competency areas and complete 2 units of an elective stream in either small to medium business management (SMB), business management and administration (BMA), or IT and accounting.

Master of Professional Accounting

What you'll learn

Accelerate your career potential with applied learning and practical skills. Explore with an applied focus:

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    Specialised accounting and finance knowledge and skills
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    Management and business decision-making
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    Business and company law
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    Business reporting
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    Data analytics
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    Cognitive skills and critical thinking
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Career Pathways

Graduates of the GDPA will be well-versed in current accounting theories, practices and processes and will be able to work with teams of finance professionals to identify and develop sustainable solutions that address a range of challenges.

Graduates of the GDPA will not be eligible to practice as a qualified accountant.

Course structure

This course is made up of 8 units

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