Course details

CRICOS course code: 099257A

Level of study: Pathways Programs

Summary

Pursue your career as a tax agent or prepare for further accounting studies.

Apply your skills and knowledge of financial systems as you undertake a practical placement with an accounting entity.

The Advanced Diploma of Accounting has been designed to equip you with the theoretical and technical skills required to pursue work in the varied accounting and financial services industries.

The skills you will learn in this diploma will include:

introducing and maintaining accounting systems maintaining internal control systems preparing financial statements for a non-reporting entity preparing tax returns reporting on business performance managing small teams developing business plans preparing accounting reports for management.

Career This advanced diploma is designed for those wishing to undertake further studies in accounting, having already completed a diploma level qualification in this discipline. It extends the skills and knowledge applicable to a number of key accounting specialist job roles and provides the basis for articulation into undergraduate level programs in accounting or other business disciplines. Those gaining employment at the conclusion of this qualification are likely to work as tax agents or assistant accountants. Graduates will meet the educational requirements for registration as a tax agent as prescribed by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) under the Tax Agent Services Act (2009). There are other conditions to be met in order to register as a tax agent (including a supervised work experience component) and graduates seeking tax agent registration are urged to check current licensing requirements with the TPB.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
22,750 Per Year 06 Feb 2023
10 Jul 2023
1 year
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 Diploma of Accounting 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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