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Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Duration (incl. holidays) 104 weeks
Teaching Duration80 weeks
CRICOS Code076007J
National CodeFNS60210
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileAccountantAccountant
FacultiesBusiness and Marketing
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Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

Course Notes

  • This Advanced Diploma of Accounting (4 semesters) includes components of the Diploma of Accounting (1 semesters) and Certificate IV in Accounting (2 semesters). Students seeking an offer and enrolment into the Advanced Diploma of Accounting course will only receive a COE and parchment for the Advanced Diploma course. They will not receive a parchment for the lower level courses of Diploma or Certificate IV.

How to Apply

International Course - application process

If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

Employment Outcomes

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals working in accounting and seeking professional identification.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60210)
3 core units:

  • Monitor corporate governance activities
  • Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry
  • Interpret and use financial statistics and tools
  • plus 5 elective units.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
Flinders UniversityBachelor of Commerce (Finance)10854Details
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)10854Details
University of AdelaideBachelor of Commerce (Management)7224Details
Bachelor of Commerce (International Business)7224Details
Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance)7224Details
Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship7236YesDetails
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)7224Details
Bachelor of Commerce7224Details
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)7224Details
University of South AustraliaBachelor of Commerce (Accounting)10854Details
Bachelor of Business (Finance)10831.5Details


These course fees are for international students only.

Tuition FeesIncidental Fees
Semester 1AUD $5000AUD $300
Semester 2AUD $5000AUD $300
Semester 3AUD $5000AUD $300
Semester 4AUD $5000AUD $300
Fee TotalsAUD $20000AUD $1200
Total Course CostAUD $21200

* Students will need to buy required textbooks of a specific technical nature as identified on the booklist each semester.

Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

Overseas Health Cover

All overseas students are required to have Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Health Cover.

Additional Services

TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.