Diploma of Accounting - FNS50217

Swinburne University of Technology

This qualification 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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $8,810
International: $9,540

Structure:

11 units: 6 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Provide management accounting information; Provide financial and business performance information; Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities; Process financial transactions and extract interim reports; Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements; Comply with financial services regulation and industry codes of practice; Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law; Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law; Implement and maintain internal control procedures; Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry; Process salary packaging arrangements and additional allowances in payroll; Interpret and apply knowledge of taxation systems relevant to payroll; Process complex employee terminations in payroll; Identify situations requiring complex ethical decision making; Establish and maintain accounting information systems; Apply ethical frameworks and principles to make and act upon decisions; Interpret and use financial statistics and tools; Prepare tax documentation for individuals; Evaluate business performance; Process superannuation payments in payroll; Prepare financial reports for corporate entities; Manage budgets and forecasts; Apply legal principles in property law; Develop and use complex spreadsheets; Prepare financial forecasts and projections; Lead effective workplace relationships; Interpret and apply knowledge of industrial regulations relevant to payroll; Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry; Prepare financial reports

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00111D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hawthorn No info Yes Part time
Swinburne Online No info Yes Part time 12 months
Swinburne Online No info Yes Full time 6 months
Swinburne Online No info Yes Online
Hawthorn No info Yes Full time 0.5 year

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  • Dimity Hawkins, a graduate, co-founded the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won a Nobel Peace Prize (2017).
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