courses

0748

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics

Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleGradDipAcc
CRICOS code064799D
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/0748
Contact details

Graduate Student Office

Telephone: +61 3 9903 1400

Fax: +61 3 9903 1357

Email: buseco-postgrad@monash.edu

Course coordinator

Mr Dean Hanlon

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course is designed for students with a degree in a field other than accounting who wish to meet the academic requirements for admission as an associate member of both CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants or entry to the Chartered Accountants Program of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Outcomes

The Graduate Diploma in Accounting aims to produce graduates who will:

(a.) be critical and creative scholars who:

  • produce innovative solutions to problems
  • apply research skills to business challenges
  • communicate effectively and perceptively

(b.) be responsible and effective global citizens who:

  • engage in an internationalised world
  • exhibit cross-cultural competence
  • demonstrate ethical values

(c.) have a comprehensive understanding of their discipline and be able to provide discipline-based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities we serve

(d.) have knowledge to Graduate Diploma level in accounting.

Credit for prior studies

Students may be eligible for credit to a maximum of 50 per cent of course requirements for previous graduate level studies. Credits or exemptions will not be granted for undergraduate qualifications.

Maximum credit allowed

24 credit points

Professional recognition

Structure

This course comprises eight units.

Requirements

Students must complete eight units from the following list:

  • AFX9500 Introductory accounting
  • AFX9530 Financial accounting
  • AFX9540 Business finance
  • AFX9550 Management accounting
  • AFX9560 Advanced financial accounting
  • AFX9570 Auditing and assurance**
  • AFX9580 Accounting information and systems modelling*
  • BTX9500 Business and corporations law
  • BTX9651 Taxation law**
  • ECF9530 Economics*
  • GSB9001 Personal development - critical thinking and communication

* Students seeking associate membership of CPA Australia must include these units.

** Students seeking admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia must include these units.

Progression to further studies

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Accounting may be eligible for admission to course 0790 Master of Professional Accounting or 0826 Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) subject to satisfying the appropriate entry requirements. For details visit http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/0790/ and http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/0826/.

Alternative exit(s)

Students wishing to exit the Graduate Diploma in Accounting early may apply to graduate with the Graduate Certificate in Business after successful completion of 24 points of study.

Award(s)

Graduate Diploma in Accounting