Course details

CRICOS course code: 099257A

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Pursue your career as a tax agent or prepare for further accounting studies by completing advanced subjects in tax, commercial law, financial management, management accounting, company financial accounting, insolvency, and auditing.

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

Electives and program structure

The Advanced Diploma comprises 14 subjects (3 core and 11 elective subjects).

Major areas of study include:

Corporate governance
Commercial law
Economics
Financial systems
Taxation for legal entities
Auditing
Financial management
Insolvency
Management accounting
Company financial accounting

*There are entry requirements into this program

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
21,500 Per Year Expected Jul 2022 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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