Course details

CRICOS course code: 099256B

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Improve your career prospects in your current accounting role or prepare for further accounting studies by completing specialist courses in tax, financial management, management accounting, company financial accounting and internal controls.

Electives and program structure

The Diploma program comprises 11 units (6 core and 5 elective units).

Major areas of study include:

Leadership and management
Financial management using advanced spreadsheeting
Taxation for individuals
Budgeting and management accounting
Company financial accounting
Internal controls

*There are entry requirements into this program

Career

This program is designed for those wishing to undertake further studies in accounting, having already completed entry level studies in the Certificate IV. It introduces students for the first time to a range of common accounting specialist job roles and provides the basis for articulation into the Advanced Diploma of Accounting.

Those gaining employment at the conclusion of this program are likely to work as bookkeepers/BAS agents, assistant accountants, payroll officers or accounts clerks.

Graduates from the Diploma are encouraged to undertake the Advanced Diploma of Accounting, particularly if they wish to ultimately pursue a career as a tax agent, but also if they wish to undertake higher education studies in a related Bachelor program.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
11,500 Per Year Expected Feb 2023
Expected Jul 2023
6 months
Full time
RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

You must have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping at RMIT University, or an equivalent program at other institution.

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 50 (with minimum of 5 in Reading, 5 in Listening, 14 in Speaking and 15 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 42 (with no communication band less than 36)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 162 with no less than 154 in any component.

Address

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
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