Diploma of Accounting
Improve your career prospects in your current accounting role or prepare for further studies by completing compulsory specialist courses at Diploma and Advanced Diploma level.
Year 12 applicants typically apply for the Certificate IV and complete the suite of 3 programs in 1.5 years full-time.
Non-Year 12 applicants with prior skills, knowledge, experience or qualifications in accounting or similar can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL), or do 1 of the 3 programs depending on needs and experience.
Note: Each qualification level is a new enrolment in a new program. Your eligibility for a government-subsidised place will be assessed before you enrol in each new program, and these results will determine the fees You will pay.
You will further develop your knowledge of preparing, implementing and controlling financial budgets, forecasting, reporting, computerised accounting systems, and providing management accounting information.
Learning and teaching
RMIT's Swanston Academic Building features wireless connection to printers, the web and specialist learning resources, interactive lecture and tutorial spaces, lectorial theatres, small-group rooms and other innovative learning spaces as well as retail and social spaces.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%.
Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary Diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
English language requirements:
To study this program you will need to complete the Academic IELTS with an overall band of 5.5 and no individual band below 5.0.
Last updated January 6, 2016