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The award
Certificate IV

How long you will study
6 - 24 Months

Domestic course fees
AUD 4650 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 6300 per year

All study options

About Accounting at Melbourne Polytechnic

The numbers add up

This is a practical course that will give you the foundation you need for an outstanding accounting career.

In the Certificate IV in Accounting, you’ll study manual accounting and computerised accounting, using MYOB, BAS, Payroll, Excel and Word.

Industry connections and resources

Melbourne Polytechnic’s links to the accounting industry will ensure your career gets off to a great start.

Our experienced teachers are also BAS agents and Certified Practising Accountants (CPAs). You will benefit from our guest speakers from several industry peak accounting bodies.

Our courses are developed under the Australian Qualifications Framework, in close consultation with industry and professional associations. This course is accredited by accounting’s professional bodies and meets the educational requirements for BAS Agent registration by the Tax Practitioners Board.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardCertificate IVHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study6 - 24 months
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 4650 per yearInternational course feesAUD 6300 per year

Notes about fees for this course

As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.

Entry requirements

Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

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