Graduate Diploma in Accounting in Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Campus:  New Plymouth

Duration: 1 year

Intake: Feb and July

*Fee:   NZD$18,500 + approx $500 material costs

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While doing this course, you will gain the theory knowledge and use of financial and management accounting techniques and practice to include financial statements and taxation regulations. Data includes financial and management accounting at intermediate and advanced levels, taxation and an industry project.

Students will have a good knowledge of the dynamic and changing atmosphere in which managers operate in New Zealand and overseas, that will make them to use those skills at both organisational and strategic levels in industries and organisations. On reaching the workplace, graduates will have knowledge and be able to blend into their workplace quickly, having spent time through their study in a work context applying the skills of the curriculum.

Career Outcomes:

It provides the chance to do a project in Management Accounting. It makes management decisions easier, management accounts have a short term focus as well as assisting predict future long term outcomes; management accounts are often employed to enhance strategy and monitor risk areas of an industry.

Future Study Options:

Can study at post graduate level.

Eligibility criteria

Academic eligibility:

Candidate must have a bachelor degree.

English language proficiency score:

  1. IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 6.0.
  2. TOEFL Score of 60 is required (20 in writing)
  3. PTE required score is 50

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