Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) in Accounting in The University of Waikato

The University of Waikato

Campus: Hamilton

Duration: 1 year

Intake:  Feb and July

*Fee: $29,370-$38,350 per year

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It provides you the chance for continuing professional enhancement in the same area as an original degree. It can even lead to a master’s degree.

It is generally a one-year full-time course.


Accounting is the best way to work with audience to help their businesses grow more with more profit.  It also reduces exposure to financial risk. You will learn the skills you are required to become a business adviser and make planned decisions for industries.  A course in accounting can help you into all kinds of industries.

Accountants have handsome salaries and are in need both in New Zealand and internationally. They often work in high-level management roles where knowledge in financial control, decision making, legal compliance and leadership are important.

If you love to work with numbers and people, and want to help businesses grow, then accounting is best for you. In this course, you’ll learn how to prepare financial statements to satisfy with professional standards, and have knowledge of commercial and taxation laws that apply to industries.

Career Outcomes:

  • Auditor
  • Business consultant
  • Chief financial officer
  • Company accountant
  • Financial accountant/controller
  • Management accountant
  • Tax accountant
    Eligibility criteria

    Academic eligibility:

    Students must have completed bachelor’s degree.

    English language proficiency score:

    1. IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0
    2. TOEFL Score of 90 is required (22 in writing)
    3. PTE required score is 65

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