Graduate Diploma in Commerce (Chartered Accounting)
This offers advanced accounting knowledge for students wishing to achieve chartered accounting status. Students will study at an advanced level areas of financial reporting, management accounting, taxation, audit and assurance. The course concludes with a capstone unit which requires students to apply technical skills and current
knowledge, the focus is on the development of competencies that students will need to
function effectively in the professional accounting environment.
- Course title
- Graduate Diploma in Commerce (Chartered Accounting)
- Award abbreviation
- GradDipComm CA
- Course code
- Course type
- postgraduate diploma
- current / 2021
- Administered by
- UWA Business School
- Intake periods
- Beginning of year and mid-year
- Attendance type
- full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Professional accreditation
- Graduate Diploma in Commerce (Chartered Accounting) is accredited by: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).
- Standard course duration
- 2 years
- Time limit
- 4 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
- Available to international students
- Yes. For information on international student fees see 'Schedule 2: Fees'. (Enquiries: https://www.uwa.edu.au/askuwa)
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Professor Phil Hancock
- Visit the fees calculator.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; NS = non-standard teaching period|
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Take all units (36 points):
|Availability||Unitcode||Unitname||Unit requirements||Contact hours|
|NS||ACCT5701||Audit and Assurance||workshops: up to 3 hours per week|
|NS||ACCT5702||Taxation Australia||workshops: up to 3 hours per week|
|NS||ACCT5703||Management Accounting and Applied Finance||workshops: up to 3 hours per week|
|NS||ACCT5704||Financial Accounting and Reporting||workshops: up to 3 hours per week|
|NS||ACCT5705||Chartered Accountants Capstone||workshops: up to 3 hours per week|
|S1, S2||MGMT5511||Introduction to Global Business||lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week|
Take any level 5 units to the value of 12 points, offered by the UWA Business School approved by the course coordinator
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials and Communication and Research Skills modules
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
- 41680 Master of Commerce (96 points)
- 42340 Graduate Diploma in Commerce (Chartered Accounting) (48 points)
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module) when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
(3) Students seeking to re-enrol in the course after being assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' must submit, after a period of at least 12 months, sufficient reason to the Faculty, in writing, demonstrating why an improvement in performance
could reasonably be expected.
(4) Students who have been assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' and are subsequently permitted by the Faculty to re-enrol are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' and must meet any conditions determined by the Faculty.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.