Graduate Diploma in Accounting

18 Months

Learn financial and management accounting, taxation, advanced financial and management accounting.

About this programme

This programme builds on basic accounting knowledge and includes financial and management accounting, taxation, advanced financial and management accounting and an industry project. Graduates will develop competencies in advanced accounting concepts relating to finance, tax, financial and management accounting, and be eligible for a professional accounting designation with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Courses in this programme

Compulsory courses

  • AMFA700 Advanced Financial Accounting
  • AMMA700 Advanced Management Accounting
  • AMIP700 Industry Project

Elective Courses- Choose THREE

  • AMFA601 Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • AMMA602 Intermediate Management Accounting
  • AMTX602 Taxation in New Zealand
  • AMCL510 Commercial Law
  • AMLO609 Leadership in Organisations
  • AMIF603 Introduction to Finance
  • AMAA600 Auditing and Assurance

Additional Costs

Programme-related Costs: $800 ($100.00 per paper for textbooks and stationery)

Career Options

Career opportunities include positions in the public, private and not for profit sectors in accounting roles.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

Applicants for whom English is not their first language require a minimum IELTS score of 6 with no band lower than 5.5, or NZCEL Level 4 (Academic).

Academic Entry Requirements: 3-year degree or equivalent from approved institution. 

To undertake this programme there is a pre-requisite of Accounting Principles and Accounting Practices. This could be done as a bridging course. This will have an effect of lengthening the course and increasing the cost as it would then be a 9 paper qualification

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Dates & Bookings

This programme is not open to international students.
Graduate Diploma in Accounting
Whangārei
Graduate Diploma in Accounting
Graduate Diploma in Accounting
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
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February 13, 2023
December 1, 2023
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
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Short Course
Price:
Fees:
$5,861
International
International Fees:
$19,282
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All fees are in New Zealand Dollars and are approximate only - includes GST but excludes the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF) levy. Unless otherwise stated, the fees shown are for domestic students only. For programmes longer than one academic year in duration, the fees quoted are for the first year. Final study costs depends on a number of factors including the courses you select to study.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. See our full Terms and conditions.

Additional Information

About Te Pūkenga

NorthTec is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). From 1 October 2022, all references to NorthTec or Northland Polytechnic on this website (and any documentation linked through this website) need to be read as references to Te Pūkenga and its NorthTec business division.

Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and the arranging training activities of certain Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) together to create a national network. This will give learners more choices and flexibility in what, where, and how they learn.

Existing NorthTec ākonga (learners) will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga automatically in the same qualification and will continue to learn in the same way, in the same place, with the same people.

Learners should note that all programmes offered across Te Pūkenga are under review to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry and may be changed. Where there are changes to programmes that you have applied to enrol in, you will be notified of these changes.

Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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