International accreditation guidelines

CPA Australia has an overall vision for accreditation. This includes the philosophy, objectives, expectations and requirements for professional accreditation of accounting degrees.

Purpose of accreditation guidelines

  • Inform new higher education providers of the professional standards to be met for professional accreditation of their new accounting program/s
  • Inform existing higher education providers of the professional standards to be met for professional accreditation of any new or revised accounting program they may be planning
  • Inform all higher education providers of the annual reporting and five-yearly review requirements to maintain professional accreditation of their accounting program/s

Copyright in the accreditation guidelines

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Subject to the copyright in certain materials encompassed in the accreditation guidelines (including but not limited to the templates and any associated materials) (“accreditation guidelines”), copyright in the accreditation guidelines is either owned by or used under licence by the Copyright Owners. Except under the conditions prescribed in the Copyright Act 1968 (Aust) and subsequent amendments, or similar applicable laws outside Australia, no part of the accreditation guidelines may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the Copyright Owners.

Requests to reproduce any part of the accreditation guidelines other than any legislative or regulatory provisions should be directed to the Copyright Owners at [email protected]. Requests to reproduce any legislative or regulatory provisions should be directed to the relevant department.

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