CA Program

The new CA Program consists of nine subjects (seven core and two electives), in conjunction with three years of Mentored Practical Experience.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of the CA Program, you will have the knowledge and skills to: 

  1. Demonstrate advanced accounting knowledge required to practise as an accountant across a range of enterprises, sectors, and jurisdictions 
  2. Analyse data and critically evaluate technology to support professional practice as a Chartered Accountant
  3. Communicate appropriately with stakeholders concerning complex accounting and finance matters  
  4. Collaborate effectively to achieve high-level outcomes
  5. Integrate advanced technical, business and professional knowledge and skills to generate advice, make decisions or recommend solutions for authentic business problems 
  6. Apply critical thinking and professional scepticism in professional practice as a Chartered Accountant
  7. Evaluate and respond appropriately to complex ethical issues that impact the individual, the organisation, the profession, and society  
  8. Reflect on your own practice to support continuous improvement and respond to change

Structure

The CA Program includes two parts:

  1. the accredited Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting (GradDipCA)
  2. three years of Mentored Practical Experience

To complete the GradDipCA, you must successfully complete nine subjects (seven core and two electives), totalling 120 credit points. For important information on credit points, refer to the GradDipCA Course Information below.

GradDipCA duration: Typically, one year full-time, or two or more years part-time, depending on when commenced.

Intakes: Intakes 4 terms a year.

Subjects

Complete all 7 core subjects:

CACC1500 - Core 1: Ethics and Business

Learn the fundamental concepts and professional skills essential for professional practice as a Chartered Accountant. 

SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONAbout CACC1500 - Core 1: Ethics and Business

CACC1501 – Core 2: Risk and Technology 

Analyse how businesses create and protect stakeholder value with a focus on risk management, data and technology.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1501 – Core 2: Risk and Technology 

CACC1502 – Core 3: Financial Accounting and Reporting 

Advance your technical knowledge of financial accounting and reporting and develop broader professional and business skills.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1502 – Core 3: Financial Accounting and Reporting 

CACC1503 AU/NZ – Core 4: Tax (AU or NZ)

Develop essential knowledge and skills to provide tax services and advice.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1503 AU/NZ – Core 4: Tax (AU or NZ)

CACC1504 – Core 5: Business Performance

Develop the skills needed to critique the performance of a business and support business decision-making.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1504 – Core 5: Business Performance

CACC1505 – Core 6: Audit and Risk

Apply professional judgement and professional scepticism when addressing risk while auditing.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1505 – Core 6: Audit and Risk

CACC1506 - Core 7 - Integrated Chartered Accounting Practice  

Build on and integrate your existing technical knowledge, critical thinking and professional skills to provide business advice.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1506 - Core 7 - Integrated Chartered Accounting Practice  

Choose 2 elective subjects:

CACC1508 AU/NZ   – Elective: Advanced Tax (AU or NZ)

Get advanced knowledge and skills concerning tax, so you can provide comprehensive and in-depth specialist advice and services.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1508 AU/NZ   – Elective: Advanced Tax (AU or NZ)

CACC1507 – Elective: Assurance 

Extend your audit and risk technical knowledge and professional skills to other assurance and related services.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1507 – Elective: Assurance 

CACC1510 – Elective: Data Analytics and Insights

Identify, analyse, solve and communicate business problems using data analysis techniques and modern business intelligence tools.

Subject DescriptionAbout CACC1510 – Elective: Data Analytics and Insights

CACC1509 - Elective: Strategy and Performance

Develop and implement strategies that create value by using applied financial and business skills.

subject descriptionAbout CACC1509 - Elective: Strategy and Performance

Mentored Practical Experience (MPE)

Complement your education training with practical work experience and professional mentoring.

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