Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Kent Institute Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 098587B

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


Advanced Diploma of Accounting reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

Exit pathways:

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Accounting


  • Case Studies
  • Scenarios - Problem Solving, Practical Activities, Oral Presentation, Multiple Choice Quiz, Written Portfolio, Projects, Reports, Practical Observations

Course Units

DAC217A - Tax Documentation A

  • FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals

DAC217B - Tax Documentation B

  • FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

DAC317 - Budgets and Forecasts:

  • FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts

DAC717 - Consumer and Contract Law:

  • FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law

DAC817 - Corporation and Trust Law:

  • FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law

DAC917 - Property Law:

  • FNSTPB505 Apply legal principles in property law

DAC1017 - Financial Statistics:

  • FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

DAC117 - Business Performance:

  • FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information

DAC417 - Corporate Reports:

  • FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

DAC517 - Internal Control Procedures:

  • FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures

DAC617 - Management Accounting:

  • FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information

ADAC1117 - Corporate Governance:

  • FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities

ADAC1217 - Economic Principles:

  • FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry

ADAC1317 - Tax Plans and Obligations:

  • FNSACC603 Implement tax plans and evaluates tax obligations

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee: 9,380; Enrolment Fee (non-refundable): 250 19 Sep 2022 1.5 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
Level 10, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Academic requirement

Entry to this course requires:

  • Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent; AND
  • Successful completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting; OR
  • Successful completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting; OR
  • Successful completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set

English requirement

International Applicants from non-English-speaking backgrounds only.

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent; PTE Academic (Pearson) - Overall score of 42 (with 35 or more in all communicative scores); TOEFL IBT (Internet based) - Overall score of 46 (Writing/Speaking of 15+ and Reading/Listening of 7+); Cambridge CAE & CPE - 162+.


Kent Institute Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 11, 10 Barrack Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000
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