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What will I learn?

Further your understanding of accounting from a strategic business perspective in as little as eight months with the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting provides an entry point for students who don’t want to enrol in a full Master of Professional Accounting or who need added flexibility. All graduates from this postgraduate diploma are encouraged to continue into the Master of Professional Accounting. The programme is available as an exit qualification if required.

To complete the requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, students must achieve 120 points from the Master of Professional Accounting.

Complete the following papers

  • ACCT860 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT861 Management Accounting for Business
  • ACCT862 Taxation in New Zealand
  • ACCT863 Accounting Information Systems
  • ECON861 Economics for Business
  • LAWS860 Business Law
  • LAWS861 Law of Business Organisations
  • MGMT861 Managing Organisations and People

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$33,330.00 (US$ 22,281) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

22 February 2021, 26 October 2021

Venue

Auckland University of Technology

AUT City Campus,

55 Wellesley Street East,

AUCKLAND,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum entry requirements: Must have completed a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline). English Language requirements: Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

For international students

Must have completed a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline)

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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

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About this uni

Having been accredited by AACSB International, the AUT Business School is among an elite group of 5% of business schools worldwide.

  • Based in the heart of Auckland City
  • Offers career-oriented, research-led business education
  • Friendly, welcoming study environment
  • Graduate employment rate- amongst the highest in NZ