Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

295001 v.9 Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Accounting)


Course CRICOS Code: 043409G
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course enables applicants with an undergraduate degree in business, commerce, economics or a related field to develop further expertise in accounting. Unit selection allows for focusing on specific professional objectives.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in business (majoring in accounting).

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is of one year full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Course Organisation

Substitution of additional individual study and research units may be permitted for students with appropriate prior preparation. If a student has completed part of the requirements for a particular unit in previous tertiary studies, an appropriate substitute unit will be determined.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

306966 v.1   Accounting (Business and Society) 571 3.0 25.0
5240 v.8   Accounting (Managerial) 565 3.0 25.0
5242 v.8   Accounting (Financial Theory) 561 3.0 25.0
  SELECT 1 OPTION   25.0

Year 1 Semester 2

5243 v.8   Accounting (Financial Issues) 562 3.0 25.0
5944 v.7   Auditing (Issues) 570 3.0 25.0
Optional units (No year level specified) Hrs/Wk Credits
5942 v.7   Accounting (Financial Issues) 563 3.0 25.0
307976 v.1   Accounting (International) 575 3.0 25.0
Optional units to select from in Year 1 Hrs/Wk Credits
5241 v.10   Accounting (Managerial) 566 3.0 25.0
5251 v.11   Auditing (Information Systems) 568 4.0 25.0
5706 v.7   Accounting (Public Sector) 567 3.0 25.0
5720 v.8   Auditing (Internal) 569 3.0 25.0
5789 v.10   Accounting (Governance and Ethics) 564 3.0 25.0
5942 v.7   Accounting (Financial Issues) 563 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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