Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

In as little as four months you develop an understanding of accounting from a strategic business perspective with the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Accounting.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Accounting provides an entry point for students who don’t want to enrol in a full Master of Professional Accounting or who need added flexibility. All graduates from this postgraduate certificate are encouraged to continue into the Master of Professional Accounting. The programme is available as an exit qualification if required.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) or equivalent
  • Admission is subject to the approval of the Dean (or representative)

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band.

Contact us to find out more

Email mbaandpm@aut.ac.nz
Phone +64 9 921 9135

To complete the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Accounting, you must achieve 60 points from papers in the Master of Professional Accounting.

Complete the following papers

Detailed information about papers in this programme

Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Accounting are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3811
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
4 months full-time, part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

29 Oct 2018

4 Mar 2019

29 Oct 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$10,530 (2018 fee) / $10,740 (2019 fee)
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018/2019. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$16,660 (2018 or 2019 fee)
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a workload of 60 points in 2018/2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.