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Graduate Diploma of Accounting
About the course
The Graduate Diploma of Accounting presents selected elements of the Master of Professional Accounting program including specialized foundation accounting units together with studies in related business disciplines. The course emphasises the development of “well-rounded” graduates who are work ready and able to immediately add value to employers in any location world-wide.
|CRICOS Course Code||07365B (VIC)|
|Duration||1 Years (2 Trimesters) Full-Time or Equivalent Part-Time (Domestic Students only)|
|Intake||March, July, November|
|Study mode||On Campus|
Aim and Objectives
The Graduate Diploma of Accounting aims to provide graduates who will:
- Demonstrate coherent knowledge of the accounting discipline
- Possess an up-to-date body of specialist knowledge in their specialisation of Accounting
- Possess the technical knowledge, competency and skills required to continue studies and become members of the relevant professional body
- Exhibit the MIT Graduate Attributes
- Be capable of independent learning
- Exercise critical thinking and problem solving
- Be able to analyse and adapt knowledge to different contexts
- Be ethically aware and possess appropriate professional skills
- Be culturally aware and able to adapt to diverse environments: organisational, national, global and cultural
- Be able to communicate accounting and other financial information orally and in writing to a variety of information recipients.
The Graduate Diploma of Accounting comprises 8 Units as follows:
Program structures and units are subject to change through the process of regular course revision. There is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular trimester.
The Graduate Diploma of Accounting full-time student work load is 4 units (60 credit points) per academic trimester (60 credit points). The student workload per unit is 10 hours consisting of both teacher-directed learning in lectures, tutorials, workshops or laboratory sessions, and, student-directed learning as private study, reading and assignment work.
MA501 Foundations of Accounting and MA509 Accounting Information Systems utilise cloud-based accounting software. When studying these units, the student will incur a fee per unit (currently $33) for access to the cloud-based accounting software. The student is responsible for payment of the fee.
Upon completion students can be admitted into the degree, Master of Professional Accounting OR gain employment in accounting and accounting related fields. Small classes provide an interactive learning environment where students are able to interact with Lecturers in lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and laboratories.
Upon completion students can be admitted into the degree, Master of Professional Accounting with advanced standing of 120 Points OR gain entry level employment in accounting and accounting related fields.
Conditions of entry
Applicants must have successfully completed the equivalent of a 3 year Australian bachelor degree and have demonstrated language competence with an IELTS of 6.5 overall with no individual band below 6.0
Graduates will be able to be employed in the following fields:
Payroll/Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Accreditation and Recognition
The Graduate Diploma of Accounting is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) - www.teqsa.gov.au.
This graduate diploma is accredited by the IPA, providing an internationally recognised qualification for graduates.
As a minimum, applicants must have successfully completed an approved undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree.
International Students - English Language Requirement
|English language Proficiency tests||Results Required|
|IELTS (Academic)||Overall score 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent|
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