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Course overview

A Diploma of Accounting from Macleay will help you develop the knowledge and skills to land an entry-level job in the field or go on to earn your degree. Either way, it’s the first step toward a successful career in accounting.

From accounting information systems, to digital currency, business law and global economics, you’ll get a comprehensive introduction to the core theories and functions of accounting.

How you’ll learn

Our Diploma of Accounting course is designed to be industry-focused and innovative, with an emphasis on active experiential learning. With the guidance and instruction of our experienced industry lecturers, you’ll have the opportunity to work both individually and in teams to practice business communication skills, prepare reports, analyse financial statements and more.

In addition to our industry-based teachers, you’ll also meet and hear from a range of guest speakers and visit relevant businesses as they build their industry networks.

Potential job opportunities
  • Accounts Officer
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Bookkeeping Assistant
Accreditation

This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework and is accredited to 08/09/2024.

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Start dates

March, June and October

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Number of units

12

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Duration

1 year full-time
2 years part-time

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Study mode

On-campus

Campuses

Campuses

Sydney
Melbourne
Brisbane

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Internship

N/A

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Entry requirements

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Fees

$1,800 per unit

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FEE-HELP

Yes

Unit outlines

Course structure

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Start dates

March, June and October

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Number of units

12

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Duration

1 year full-time

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Study mode

On-campus

Campuses

Campuses

Sydney
Melbourne
Brisbane

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Internship

N/A

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Entry requirements

fees

Fees & Scholarships

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CRICOS Code

094057E
Unit outlines

Course structure

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Our successful graduates

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"What differentiated Macleay from other institutions was that all of the lecturers have professional experience within industry, so we were learning real world content."

Zafira Shahishta | Bachelor of Business, specialising in Event Management

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Industry connections and internships

If you choose to progress to the Bachelor program, integrated internships also help you connect to your industry. Macleay supports you in finding internships in accounting firms and other businesses, providing valuable work experience that often lead to amazing job opportunities.

Macleay students have interned at companies like:

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