Graduate Diploma of Accounting

Course Code

23506

Version

5

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor or diploma, from this or another university; or

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above; or

Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Accounting from this university.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Options

Select 24 credit points of specified level 5 subjects

CO5103:03 Management Accounting

CO5126:03 Strategic Decision Making and Control Systems

CO5109:03 Corporate Finance

CO5117:03 Introduction to Accounting

CO5118:03 Auditing and Assurance Services

CO5119:03 Business Law

CO5120:03 Taxation Law

CO5121:03 Law of Business Organisations

CO5122:03 Accounting for Corporations

CO5123:03 Advanced Issues in Accounting

CO5125:03 Economics for managers

CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

4 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 6 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Candidates who have been granted advanced standing for the Graduate Certificate of Accounting shall be required to surrender that award prior to graduating with the Graduate Diploma.

No advanced standing will be granted for work experience or undergraduate study.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and who have completed the required number of credit points and appropriate subjects, may be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate of Accounting.

Course articulation

Candidates who complete the Graduate Diploma of Accounting are eligible for entry to the Master of Professional Accounting, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under the Graduate Diploma.

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009

1-10

06/2010

Course Structure

Award Requirements

Availabilities

01/2011