Diploma in Accounting (Level 5) - Dunedin Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 3,101
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 11,546

Entry Requirements

  • If you are under 20, you must have
    • 50 NCEA credits at Level 2 or higher with at least 12 credits in each of three subjects inlcuding a minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 2 or higher in English or te reo M¯aori; of which 4 credits must be in reading and writing
    • 14 NCEA credits at Level 1 or higher in mathematics/p¯angarau
    • 4 NCEA credits at Level 2 or higher in reading and 4 in writing
    • OR equivalent.
  • If you are over 20, you must have equivalent life/work experience or New Zealand University Entrance.
  • International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet diploma-level entry requirements.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: overall band score of 6.0, with no less than 6.0 in writing and speaking, and no less than 5.5 in reading and listening. 


Core subjects: Compulsory

  • Accounting Principles
  • Accounting Practices
  • Business Computing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting


  • Intro to Commercial Law
  • The Economic Environment
  • Organisation and Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Unspecified Credit
  • Business Finance
  • Taxation
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Planning for Small Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Employment Relations
  • Applied Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Services Marketing Management

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