Graduate Certificate of Accounting

Study Area


Study Level



The Australian National University



Course Detail



Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

0.5 Year

About the Course

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.


Average Score

GPA 4.5/7.0


An overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0

Background Requirements


The Australian National University

Institute Ranking

#31 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #1 in Australia

Program Ranking

#5 in Australia for Accounting and Finance, #40 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020