- have current specialised knowledge in accounting
- integrate into your workplace environment quickly
- Degree; or
- Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work/life; or
- Equivalent knowledge, life skills, work experience or study.
English Language Requirements
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.
Programme Specific Information
This one year full-time programme allows you to graduate at the same level as a degree student and with a focused file of knowledge. It is designed for people who have a degree in one area and want to change their area of specialisation or career. It is also for people who have a level 6 or 7 Diploma and/or several years of relevant work experience who wish to gain a qualificatio n or update their skills in the area they are working.
You will learn the theory and application of financial and management accounting processes and practice to include financial reports and taxation regulations. Content includes financial and management accounting at intermediate and advanced levels, taxation an d an industry project. This qualification provides a thorough grounding in business and management practice, appropriate for people wishing to enter management roles in business.
You are required to have experience and/or knowledge of introductory accounting principles and practices as a minimum.
The Graduate Diplomas are designed so that students can complete them in one year’s full time study. However, it is also possible for students to select part time study options, which will increase the programme duration. To be awarded a Graduate Diploma you will successfully complete 120 credits at Levels 6 and 7 as shown below:
- 120 credits
- All compulsory papers specified for the Graduate Diploma
- A minimum of 45 credits at Level 6
- A minimum of 75 credits at Level 7
Further Study Options
Study at Postgraduate Level with our Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate in Applied Management
Required text books for some papers
Note: Only purchase text books for the paper(s) you are enrolled into.
Stationery and printing $150 approximately per paper
Changes for 2023 learners
On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.