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Graduate Diploma in Accounting (Level 7)

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
Nelson
English
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Program description

Understand and process accounting information in a range of business environments.

This qualification allows you to add a specialisation in accounting to further your career.

You will use your existing graduate skills or extensive experience to start your business study at the equivalent level to the final year of a business degree.

The Graduate Diploma in Accounting is a great option if you are seeking promotion in your existing employment, wish to widen your skill and knowledge base and keep ahead in the knowledge game or if you are considering a career change, including self-employment.

Your studies will see you process and evaluate a full set of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices in New Zealand. On completion, you will demonstrate a technical, analytical and conceptual understanding of the role of accounting in the business environment.

The programme is made up of six compulsory courses and one elective.

Career outcomes

Graduates of this programme will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and apply core business competences such as - but not limited to - critical thinking, decision making, negotiation, presentation, problem solving, managing self and others.
  • Research, assess and critically evaluate business information relevant to their selected business areas and business environment and communicate this information in both written and oral form.
  • Evaluate and adopt different approaches to decision making as required by the environment.
  • Practise business in a legal, sustainable, ethical and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrate a technical, analytical and conceptual understanding of the role of accounting in the business environment.
  • Process and evaluate a full set of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices in New Zealand.

Employment pathways

As a graduate of this programme, you will be qualified to work in a range of accounting roles including financial accounting, management accounting and business consulting.

You will be able to add a strong financial understanding to a non-accounting occupation.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have:

An undergraduate degree in any discipline from an accredited New Zealand tertiary institution;

OR

An undergraduate degree from an overseas tertiary institution, deemed by NZQA to be equivalent;

OR

Equivalent practical, professional or educational experience.

English language requirements:

All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English must have:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTs) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each band), issued within the last two years or equivalent.

TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)

University of Cambridge English Examinations - FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill

Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic) score of 50

City & Guilds IESOL - B2 Communicator with a score of 66

Special Entry

In exceptional circumstances, an applicant who does not meet the academic entry requirements may be granted entry. They must supply evidence (eg. of relevant skills, education or work experience) to satisfy the Head of Department (or delegate) of their ability to successfully complete the Programme.


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Tuition fees

NZ$18,900 per year.

*Fees are valid for study in 2020

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Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), established in 1905, is today the northern South Island’s premier education provider of post-secondary school education through to postgraduate level. NMIT is a Category 1 ranked institution by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, and...


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Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

322 Hardy Street
7042 Nelson
New Zealand

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