Full time or part time
1 year full time (or equivalent part-time study); 40 weeks including 6 weeks of study breaks; *see note
2020: $6,480 plus $240 Student Services Levy, 2021: $6,600 plus $240 Student Services Levy
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.
3884 - Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting
Become a Chartered Accountant or Certified Practising Accountant.
This qualification has been specifically designed for those whose aspire to gain membership to one of the professional accounting bodies; Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CA ANZ) or CPA Australia. For further information on the requirements for admission to CA ANZ or CPA Australia, refer to the following websites
Through this programme of study, you will be prepared to start your mentored practical experience with CA ANZ or CPA Australia.
You will be qualified to work in a range of accounting disciplines including financial accounting, financial management, taxation, auditing, and business consulting in many industries.
*In most cases the NMIT qualification can be completed in 1 year full time. However, if you want to gain membership to a professional body, you may be required to complete additional courses to meet the requirements of your chosen professional body (see note below) and therefore add time to your total study period.
If you wish to become a Chartered Accountant or a Certified Practising Accountant you must submit your Bachelor’s Degree to Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand(external link) (CA ANZ) or Certified Practising Accountants Australia(external link) (CPA Australia) who will inform you which courses you will need to study on the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme. This process can take up to 12 weeks and you will need to pay a fee to these organisations. Your course selection may vary depending on this information to ensure you meet the requirements of both NMIT and your chosen professional body.