Advanced Diploma of Accounting - FNS60217

Swinburne University of Technology

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00111D

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional recognition, including tax agents, accounts managers and business analysts; and to employees performing a range of accounts management tasks for organisations in a range of industries. At this level individuals are expected to apply theoretical and technical skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.


  • 14 units: 3 core
  • 11 elective


  • Monitor corporate governance activities
  • Develop and implement financial strategies
  • Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities
  • Evaluate financial risk
  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice
  • Implement organisational improvement programs
  • Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law
  • Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
  • Conduct internal audit
  • Develop and manage financial systems
  • Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • Evaluate organisation's financial performance
  • Determine and manage risk exposure strategies
  • Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision making
  • Implement reconstruction plan
  • Apply ethical frameworks and principles to make and act upon decisions
  • Prepare and analyse management accounting information
  • Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • Implement an insolvency program
  • Apply legal principles in property law
  • Prepare complex corporate financial reports
  • Audit and report on financial systems and records
  • Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Swinburne Online Domestic: $6,760
No information available No
  • Part-time
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Online/Off-campus

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