Understand and process accounting information in a range of business environments.

The graduate diploma is to give people who already have a degree or extensive business experience an opportunity to extend their knowledge into another specialised field without having to complete another degree. This programme is ideal for you if you are seeking promotion in your existing employment, wish to widen your skill and knowledge base and keep ahead in the knowledge game or if you are considering a career change, including self-employment.

When you graduate with this qualification you will be able to understand and process accounting information in a range of business environments. You will be able to apply conceptual and technical skills to assess cost determination and control in manufacturing and services industries. You will be able to prepare a full set of financial statements in accordance with general accepted accounting practices in New Zealand and to collect, critically review and communicate information effectively in both written and oral form to a wide variety of audiences, including other accounting experts.

To further your study you may choose to complete a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting to become a Chartered Accountant.

English Language Requirements:

All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English must have:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTs) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each band), issued within the last two years or equivalent.

Great Nation NZ offers practical guidance to students on enrolling for the Graduate Diploma in Accounting course at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology in New Zealand. To avail of our coaching contact us by filling out the contact form on this website, calling us or walking into one of our centers.