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Key details

Duration

0.5 year/s full-time
0 year/s part-time

Intake

Semester 1

Locations

CDU Waterfront Darwin
Not available to international students.

Credit points required

10

Course code

ZIPAP1

Overview

The Charles Darwin University (CDU) Asia Pacific College of Business and Law delivers a First Nations pre-accounting and mentoring program, commencing in January each year. The program is made up of two components; a 4-week full-time intensive pre-accounting program delivered on-campus at the Asia Pacific College of Business and Law, and an ongoing individual and group mentoring component.

Successful completion of the program provides candidates with a pathway into the CDU Bachelor of Accounting or approved VET accounting programs.

Delivered by a dedicated facilitator with both professional accounting expertise and experience in delivering training and education to First Nations learners, the delivery and materials are tailored to meet the learning styles and needs of First Nations learners.

In addition to the skills developed during the pre-accounting program, the program also supports students to be successful in their subsequent accounting studies by familiarising them with the higher education accounting environment and expectations for study. The relationships built with other pre-accounting and pre-business students and lecturers will also provide successful candidates with a supportive network from the very first day of their studies.

Fees

Indigenous Pre-Accounting Enabling Program

Why study enabling courses at CDU?

Develop the skills and confidence you'll need to succeed at uni with our free TEP course. It's perfect if you didn't finish Year 12, if you didn't quite get the ATAR required for your course, or if it's just been a while since you last studied. Completing the course means you'll meet the requirements to apply for entry to most undergrad degrees at CDU.

  • You can complete the program in 16 weeks
  • Study online, on campus, full-time or part-time as it suits you
  • Study with a leader in providing first-generation university education

 

What will I study?

The First Nations Pre-Accounting Program runs as a four-week intensive for students considering applying for an undergraduate accounting degree.

Course structure


A candidate must successfully complete a single unit of study totalling 10 credit points (cp) as detailed below.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core Units
(1 unit)
10cp
 
Compulsory Core unit totalling 10 credit points as detailed below.

IPA001 Accounting Preparation Studies
 

 
10cp
Total Credit Points

 

Study plan


The pre-accounting intensive program includes a single unit delivered across four weeks, commencing in January each year.

A recommended study plan is not required for this course.

 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

This course is only available for First Nations peoples who would like to pursue a career in accounting and be supported through peer-to-peer learning and mentoring.

Essential requirements

English language requirements

To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.

If you haven't studied for a while or need to improve on your grades from high school, enrol in CDU's free Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP). This will help you lay the academic foundations to help you succeed as an undergraduate.

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Course details

Additional information

Can offers be deferred?
No
Award
Faculty/College
Asia Pacific College of Business and Law
Sector
HE
Area of study
Enabling Courses, Accounting

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

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How to apply

There are many ways to apply to CDU. The method you use depends on your course type, where you live and whether you are a new or returning student to CDU.

Remember to apply early for your best chance at securing an offer to study with us.

Domestic applications

To apply for the First Nations Pre-accounting and Mentoring Program, please email APCBLQuality@cdu.edu.au for further information by 13 December 2021.

Further
Assistance

For information on applying and/or enrolling in this course please contact Charles Darwin University Student Central for assistance.

E: student.central@cdu.edu.au
T: 1800 061 963 (freecall)
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