Professional Accounting

Unit set code: BSPMAQ | Study level: Postgraduate | Unit set type: Specialisation
City Campus
VU Sydney


The Graduate Diploma in Business (Professional Accounting) is a stepping stone to the world of professional accounting. It is designed for those who already have a base of significant relevant professional experience or have a Bachelor’s degree. The course is academically rigorous, developing a strong foundation in conceptual knowledge of accounting procedures and practices. This foundation is complemented by current skills development, focusing on critical thinking, problem solving and creativity.

Unit set structure

To attain the Professional Accounting specialisation, students must complete the following:

  • 48 credit points of core units
What is a unit?

A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.


'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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