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New Zealand Diploma in Business - Accounting Strand Southern Institute of Technology - Invercargill Campus Southern Institute of Technology - Invercargill Campus, New Zealand

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NZD 26000

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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 Free

Application Fee

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12 months

Duration

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5.5

IELTS

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46

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Are you organised, good with numbers and interested in a career in accounting?  This one-year programme provides a firm understanding of the business environment in New Zealand and covers a range of fundamental accounting topics.

This stand-alone diploma specialising in accounting can also be used as a pathway to further study, transitioning to the second year of the Bachelor of Accounting. Students may also transfer to the Bachelor of Commerce. The programme is practically oriented and is designed to give you a good understanding of the theories, practices and principles involved in business.

Graduates of the Accounting strand will also be able to:

  • - Record and process a wide range of financial transactions, including the use of appropriate dedicated accounting software.
  • - Apply tax rules for individuals and small businesses to ensure compliance.
  • - Apply accounting concepts and standards to prepare financial statements and reports.
  • - Interpret and communicate financial and non-financial information to a variety of internal and external stakeholders to assist them in making decisions.
  • - Prepare and communicate budgets to internal stakeholders and monitor the business's performance against them.
  • - Evaluate financial and business risk of an entity and identify the internal controls that could be applied to minimise or mitigate the risk.
  • - Act in accordance with the accounting profession's Code of Ethics.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • - Analyse the operational impact of internal and external environments on a business entity to inform decision-making.
  • - Apply broad knowledge of the principles and current practices of operations, accounting, marketing/sales, human resources, and risk management, to support the performance of a business entity.
  • - Contribute operationally to innovation and organisational change in a business entity.
  • - Develop and maintain operational business relationships with stakeholders to support the performance of a business entity.
  • - Apply knowledge of te Tiriti o Waitangi to analyse how the resulting bi-cultural partnership can be applied to operational business activities and relationships.
  • - Apply professional and ethical practices with integrity, in accordance with the operational environmental, social and cultural requirements of the context, and apply personal and interpersonal skills to contribute to the achievement of business operational objectives.

Graduates of the Accounting strand will also be able to:

  • - Record and process a wide range of financial transactions, including the use of appropriate dedicated accounting software.
  • - Apply tax rules for individuals and small businesses to ensure compliance.
  • - Apply accounting concepts and standards to prepare financial statements and reports.
  • - Interpret and communicate financial and non-financial information to a variety of internal and external stakeholders to assist them in making decisions.
  • - Prepare and communicate budgets to internal stakeholders and monitor the business's performance against them.
  • - Evaluate financial and business risk of an entity and identify the internal controls that could be applied to minimise or mitigate the risk.
  • - Act in accordance with the accounting profession's Code of Ethics.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 14 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Program Intake

Closed

Feb 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

    5.5 IELTS Score
    46 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    42 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

    The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    26000

    Tuition Fee
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     Free

    Application Fee
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    20000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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