- Length 1 years full-time
- Minimum 48 Units
- Academic plan 6401XGDACT
- CRICOS code 003137C
- UAC code
The Graduate Diploma of Accounting is designed for students who wish to gain or extend their knowledge of accounting and related disciplines. Available courses address issues and topics of importance in accounting and business areas.
The Diploma program is designed to articulate into a Master program for students who wish to continue their advanced studies. Students may be able to transfer to Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Accounting, or the Master of Commerce programs.
The program is taught by research active academic staff. Students are exposed to professional and scholarly academic research in commerce, enhancing their academic and professional competence.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- Exercise independent judgement to evaluate business problems in complex contexts using social, ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives;
- Integrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in business which includes a selection of issues in accounting, auditing and assurance, finance, economics, quantitative methods, information systems, commercial law, corporation law, taxation law and research methods in business related disciplines;
- Critically apply theoretical, technical knowledge and research-based skills to evaluate and solve emerging and advanced business problems, and to conduct a research-based project;
- Justify and communicate ideas in collaborative contexts, including interpretation and communication of theoretical issues to both specialist and non-specialists audience in business related disciplines;
- Seek and reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements and initiate this process for others.
For Domestic Students applying through UAC: If you have completed an overseas qualification, please send a scanned copy of your original testamur (graduation certificate) and academic transcript through to email@example.com. The scanned documents should be in colour and unaltered in size. Please include your name and UAC number in the email.
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65%
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
- Annual indicative fee for international students
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The Graduate Diploma of Accounting requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
A minimum of 30 units from completion of courses from the following list:
BUSN7008 Financial Statements and Reporting
BUSN7005 Contemporary Issues in Accounting
BUSN7006 Public Sector Accounting and Reporting
BUSN7017 Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility, Accountability & Reporting
BUSN7021 Taxation Law
BUSN7031 Management Accounting & Cost Analysis
BUSN7036 Analysis of Financial Statements
BUSN7045 Corporate Governance
BUSN7049 Corporate Financial Reporting
BUSN7050 Corporate Accounting
BUSN7052 Commercial Law
BUSN7054 Auditing and Assurance Services
BUSN7057 Business Associations Law
BUSN8003 Advanced Managerial Decision Making
BUSN8007 Analysis of Financial Reporting
BUSN8012 Auditing Concepts & Issues
BUSN8013 Seminar in Research Methods
BUSN8016 Taxation Concepts & Issues
BUSN8018 Qualitative Research Methods
BUSN8145 Corporate Governance: Research Preparation
BUSN8056 Advanced Auditing & Assurance Services
FINM7006 Foundations of Finance
INFS7040 Electronic Commerce for Managers
A maximum of 18 units from completion of courses from the following list:
BUSI7019 The Global Business Environment
BUSN7024 Project Management Principles
ECON8069 Business Economics
INFS7004 Accounting Information Systems
INFS7007 Information Systems Analysis and Modelling
FINM7007 Applied Corporate Finance
FINM7008 Applied Investments
FINM7041 Applied Derivatives
FINM7044 Applied Valuation
MGMT7030 Management and Organisations
MKTG7050 Consumer Behaviour and Analysis
STAT6006 Marketing Research Methods
STAT6046 Financial Mathematics
STAT6038 Regression Modelling
STAT7001 Applied Statistics
STAT7026 Graphical Data Analysis
STAT7029 Design of Experiments and Surveys
STAT7055 Financial Statistics