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What will I learn?

Diploma of Accounting reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.

Exit pathways:

  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Accounting


  • Case Studies
  • Scenarios - Problem Solving, Practical Activities, Oral Presentation, Multiple Choice Quiz, Written Portfolio, Projects, Reports, Practical Observations.

Course Units

DAC217A - Tax Documentation A

  • FNSACC512 Prepare tax documentation for individuals

DAC217B - Tax Documentation B

  • FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

DAC317 - Budgets and Forecasts:

  • FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts

DAC717 - Consumer and Contract Law:

  • FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law

DAC817 - Corporation and Trust Law:

  • FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law

DAC917 - Property Law:

  • FNSTPB505 Apply legal principles in property law

DAC1017 - Financial Statistics:

  • FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

DAC117 - Business Performance:

  • FNSACC511 Provide financial and business performance information

DAC417 - Corporate Reports:

  • FNSACC514 Prepare financial reports for corporate entities

DAC517 - Internal Control Procedures:

  • FNSACC516 Implement and maintain internal control procedures

DAC617 - Management Accounting:

  • FNSACC517 Provide management accounting information



Study options

Full Time (1.2 years)

Tuition fees
AUD $6,700 for the entire course
Start date

Information not available


Kent Institute Australia

Sydney Campus,

Level 11, 10 Barrack Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (1.2 years)

Tuition fees
AUD $6,700 for the entire course
Start date

19 September 2022


Melbourne Campus

Level 10, 350 Queen Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic requirement

Entry to this course requires:

  • Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent; AND
  • Successful completion of FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of the FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set

English requirement

International Applicants from non-English-speaking backgrounds only.

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent; PTE Academic (Pearson) - Overall score of 42 (with 35 or more in all communicative scores); TOEFL IBT (Internet based) - Overall score of 46 (Writing/Speaking of 15+ and Reading/Listening of 7+); Cambridge CAE & CPE - 162+.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.