UCOL's Graduate Diploma in Accounting comprises six compulsory courses, each worth 15 credits (except for Industry Project B which is worth 30 credits) as follows:
Level 6 courses
Intermediate Financial Accounting (15 credits)
Learn to apply the regulatory and technical aspects of financial accounting and external reporting for companies, and evaluate financial and non-financial information.
Intermediate Management Accounting (15 credits)
Learn to collect, interpret, present and use relevant management accounting information for an organisation to effectively plan, control and make appropriate decisions regarding business operations.
Taxation in New Zealand (15 credits)
Apply knowledge of taxation rules to New Zealand taxable entities in a range of situations.
Level 7 courses
Advanced Financial Accounting (15 credits)
Gain a sufficient understanding of New Zealand's financial reporting environment, and sufficient technical skills to prepare complex financial statements that comply with generally accepted accounting practice. You'll also gain a wider appreciation of financial reporting to enable you to respond and contribute to the development of the accounting profession.
Advanced Management Accounting (15 credits)
Learn advanced techniques and gain skills to be able to provide and evaluate accounting information, including its behavioural implications and contribute to organisational success.
Professional Practice (15 credits)
Preparation for transition into an applied business profession. You'll source an industry project/internship and produce appropriate documentation.
Industry Project/Internship (30 credits)
An applied research project involving a work placement at an organisation to which theoretical learning and self-reflection is applied.