Graduate Diploma in Accounting (Level 7)

  • November 2019, February 2020, July 2020
  • Level 7
  • 1 year full time or part time equivalent (domestic only)
    Available in New Plymouth
  • $736 per paper - Domestic student
    $19,500 - International student

Qualification overview

Graduates of this diploma will have a sound understanding of the dynamic and changing environment in which managers operate in New Zealand and internationally, that will enable them to apply that knowledge at both organisational and strategic levels in a range of industries and organisations. On reaching the workplace, graduates will have current specialised knowledge and be able to integrate into their workplace environment quickly, having spent time through their course of study in a work context applying the knowledge and skills of the curriculum.


Entry requirements

• Successfully completed a bachelor degree in any field excluding the field of the graduate diploma; or
• Successfully completed a Level 6 or 7 diploma and relevant work and/ or life experience (equivalent to a bachelor degree); or
• Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience. E.g. 3 – 5 years full-time work experience relevant to the business studies and
• Show evidence of knowledge of accounting at an introductory level and
• Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 (with no score below 5.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.

Further study options

Study at postgraduate level.

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