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Postgraduate Courses

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The Course Overview(click the “+” sign below or download from the link to the right) – can be used to view the course structure and sequence in which subjects should be studied. All subjects named in the Course Overviews are core subjects and must be studied to satisfy the requirements of the particular award.

The subjects in shaded boxes must be studied in the order they are presented as they provide pre-requisite knowledge for other subjects. The remaining subjects (core and elective) have a recommended trimester, but may be studied in other available trimester slots to suit individual student preferences, provided pre-requisites have been completed.

Students may choose any elective subjects from the list following the Course Overview, provided the subject is offered in the trimester they wish to study it and they have met the relevant pre-requisites.

 


 

Master of Professional Accounting
(Standard) (CRICOS 076835F)

The Master of Professional Accounting (16 subject program) is studied over 4 trimesters spread over 2 calendar years. Students can choose to make use of the 3 trimesters offered and study continuously to reduce the time of their course completion if they choose. The course is designed to enable graduates with a recognised bachelor’s qualification, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in any field, and at a standard equivalent to AQF Level 7 and acceptable to King’s Own Institute, the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required for Associate Membership of professional accountancy bodies such as Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and CPA Australia (CPA). The course provides students with the foundation for a successful and rewarding career in professional accountancy.

The course has 14 core subjects and 2 electives, which offer students to an introduction to the broad organisational, regulatory and market contexts in which accountants operate. Students then pursue advanced learning in accounting within the contexts of both professional practice and the theoretical standards that underpin such practice. The course concludes with a Research Project component which reinforces technical excellence in these fields within a framework that emphases core professional competencies in critical thinking, problem-solving and strategic decision-making, professional communication and persuasion, information systems applications and management and ethical awareness and reasoning.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Master of Professional Accounting may find employment as a Management Accountant, Tax Accountant, Auditor,  Corporate Treasurer, Finance Manager, Financial Dealer, Financial Institution Branch Manager or Financial Investment Adviser.

KOI has arrangements with commercial providers of Internships for students and some multi-national companies who have Internships available. KOI subsidises the internships granted to its students.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Master of Professional Accounting satisfy the educational membership requirements for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), CPA Australia (CPA) and The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). Graduates are also eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas such as an MBA or a PhD.

Course Overview

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M. PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Overview

First trimester

ACC700 Principles of Accounting
BUS700 Economics
BUS702 Business Law
BUS701 Research Methods – Qualitative and Quantitative

Second trimester

ACC701 Financial Accounting (ACC700)
FIN700 Financial Management
ACC704 Companies and Securities Law (BUS702)
Elective

Third trimester

ACC707 Auditing and Assurance (ACC700, ACC701, BUS702, ACC704)
ACC702 Managerial Accounting (ACC700, FIN700)
ACC703 Accounting Information Systems (ACC700)
Elective

Fourth trimester

ACC705 Corporate Accounting and Reporting (ACC700, ACC701, FIN700)
ACC706 Accounting Theory and Issues (ACC700, ACC701)
ACC708 Taxation Law (ACC700, BUS702, ACC704)
 BUS703 Research Project (last trimester only)

Electives: Provided pre-requisites have been met, and the subject is offered in the trimester, students must choose two Electives from those offered in any given trimester from the lists below.
Possible trimesters and pre-requisites shown in brackets.

Business Electives:
BUS705 Strategic Marketing Management (all trimesters) (no pre-requisites)
BUS706 Business and Sustainability (3rd trimester) (BUS700, MGT700)

Finance Electives:
FIN701 Financial Planning (3rd trimester) (FIN700)
FIN702 Investment and Portfolio Management (3rd trimester) (FIN700)

Management Electives:
MGT702 Human Resource Management (all trimesters) (no pre-requisites)
MGT703 Knowledge Management (all trimesters) (no pre-requisites)
MGT704 Logistics Management (all trimesters) (no pre-requisites)
MGT705 Cross Cultural Management (3rd trimester) (MGT702)
MGT706 Change Management (3rd trimester) (MGT702)
MGT707 Entrepreneurship (3rd trimester) (BUS705)
MGT708 Organisations and Organisational Behaviour (all trimesters) (no pre-requisites)

Master of Accounting
(Standard) (CRICOS 076831K)

The Master of Accounting (12 subject program) is studied over 3 trimesters spread over one and a half calendar years. Students can choose to make use of the 3 trimesters offered and study continuously to reduce the time of their course completion if they choose.

To enrol in this course, students must satisfy the following conditions:

  1. Students MUST have completed the equivalent of ACC700 Principles of Accounting in an approved AQF Level 7 or above course to be eligible to enrol into the Master of Accounting. (This will satisfy the required pre-requisite ACC700).
  2. Students must also have completed the equivalent of either BUS702 Business Law (Australian) or BUS700 Economics in an approved AQF Level 7 or above course to be eligible to enrol into the Master of Accounting.
  3. Students who satisfy Note 1, and have not completed both BUS702 Business Law and BUS700 Economics, MUST study the other subject as their elective.

The course is designed to enable graduates with a recognised bachelor’s qualification, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in any field, at a standard equivalent to AQF Level 7, acceptable to King’s Own Institute, and who satisfy the conditions above, the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required for Associate Membership of professional accountancy bodies such as Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)and CPA Australia (CPA). The course provides students with the foundation for a successful and rewarding career in professional accountancy.

The course has 11 core subjects and 1 elective, which offer students advanced learning in accounting within the contexts of both professional practice and the theoretical standards that underpin such practice. The course concludes with a Research Project component which reinforces technical excellence in these fields within a framework that emphases core professional competencies in critical thinking, problem-solving and strategic decision-making, professional communication and persuasion, information systems applications and management and ethical awareness and reasoning.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Master of Accounting may find entry level employment as a Management Accountant, Tax Accountant, Auditor,  Corporate Treasurer, Finance Manager, Financial Dealer, Financial Institution Branch Manager or Financial Investment Adviser.

KOI has arrangements with commercial providers of Internships for students and some multi-national companies who have Internships available. KOI subsidises the internships granted to its students.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Master of Professional Accounting satisfy the educational membership requirements for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), CPA Australia (CPA) and The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). Graduates are also eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas such as an MBA or a PhD.

 

Course Overview

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M. ACCOUNTING COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Overview

First trimester

ACC701 Financial Accounting (ACC700)
FIN700 Financial Management
BUS701 Research Methods – Qualitative and Quantitative
Elective (see Note 3)

Second trimester

ACC702 Managerial Accounting (ACC700, FIN700)
ACC704 Companies and Securities Law (BUS702)
ACC705 Corporate Accounting and Reporting (ACC700, ACC701, FIN700)
ACC706 Accounting Theory and Issues (ACC700, ACC701)

Third trimester

ACC707 Auditing and Assurance (ACC700, ACC701, BUS702, ACC704)
ACC708 Taxation Law (ACC700, BUS702, ACC704)
BUS703 Research Project (last trimester only)
ACC703 Accounting Information Systems (ACC700)

Only the following electives are available for the single elective slot based on pre-requisite requirements:

Business Electives:
BUS700 Economics
BUS702 Business Law
BUS705 Strategic Marketing Management

Management Electives:
MGT702 Human Resource Management
MGT703 Knowledge Management
MGT704 Logistics Management
MGT708 Organisations and Organisational Behaviour

 

Notes:

  1. Students MUST have completed the equivalent of Principles of Accounting in an approved accounting AQF Level 7 or above course to be eligible to enrol into the Master of Accounting. (This will satisfy the required pre-requisite ACC700).
  2. Students must also have completed the equivalent of either Business Law or Economics in an approved accounting AQF Level 7 or above course to be eligible to enrol into the Master of Accounting.
  3. Students who satisfy Condition 1, and have not completed both Business Law and Economics, MUST study the other subject as their elective.

Please contact ask@koi.edu.au for more information.

 

Graduate Diploma of Business (CRICOS 087650B)

The Graduate Diploma of Business is a professional graduate course which provides opportunities for applicants holding a degree in any discipline to gain broadly-based knowledge and practical skills in management at an advanced level. The Graduate Diploma provides expert insights into the core concepts and practices of business. It also develops the skills for leadership and business administration and self-directed learning, and provides opportunities for applying this knowledge to business problems and for exercising initiative in typical management roles.

The Graduate Diploma of Business has 6 core subjects and 2 electives designed to equip managers with the skills for decision-making, critical analysis, business planning and managing people which are crucial for success in business. It covers the core functions of management and business administration, finance and strategy, and the relationships between them.

Depending on the electives chosen, students completing the Graduate Diploma of Business can articulate into the Master of Accounting with a maximum of 4 credits for prior learning, or the Master of Professional Accounting with a maximum of 8 credits for prior learning.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Business may find entry level graduate employment as an Analyst, Arts Administrator or Manager, Business Administration Manager, Contract, Program and Project Administrator, Corporate Services Manager or Management Consultant among other career paths.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Business are eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas. Graduates may apply for admission to KOI’s Master of Accounting or Master of Professional Accounting with credit given for relevant studies completed within the Graduate Diploma of Business.

Course Overview

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GRAD DIP BUSINESS COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Overview

First trimester

ACC700 Principles of Accounting
BUS700 Economics
BUS702 Business Law
 MGT708 Organisations and Organisational Behaviour

Second trimester

FIN700 Financial Management
BUS705  Strategic Marketing Management
Elective
Elective

Electives – pre-requisites shown in brackets

Accounting Electives:
ACC701 Financial Accounting (ACC700)
ACC703 Accounting Information Systems (ACC700)
ACC704 Companies and Securities Law (BUS702)

Business Electives:
BUS701 Research Methods – Qualitative and Quantitative

Management Electives:
MGT702 Human Resource Management (MGT708)
MGT703 Knowledge Management (MGT708)
MGT704 Logistics Management
MGT705 Cross-cultural Management (MGT708)
MGT706 Change Management (MGT708)

Graduate Certificate in Business (CRICOS 076833G)

The Graduate Certificate in Business is intended to provide students with foundational business skills. Students study four subjects designed to cover the areas of Accounting, Business Law and Economics. Students can select an elective in a suitable area to augment their study. The course is intended as an entry point and pathway to other postgraduate degrees. It is particularly useful for prospective students who do not have an undergraduate degree in business or a related discipline.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Business may find entry level graduate employment in Financial Planning, Corporate Governance, Human Resources Management and Marketing among other career paths.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Business are eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas. Graduates may apply for admission to KOI’s Graduate Diploma of Business, Master of Accounting or Master of Professional Accounting with credit given for studies completed within the Graduate Certificate in Business.

 

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GRAD CERT BUSINESS COURSE OVERVIEW

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First trimester

ACC700 Principles of Accounting
BUS700 Economics
BUS702 Business Law
Elective

 

The following electives are the only ones available for the single elective slot based on pre-requisite requirements.
If students intend to articulate to a higher qualification course, they should choose either
BUS701 Research Methods – Qualitative and Quantitative or FIN700 Financial Management, or some other core subject for the intended course.

Business Electives:
BUS701 Research Methods – Qualitative and Quantitative
BUS705 Strategic Marketing Management

Finance Electives:
FIN700 Financial Management

Management Electives:
MGT702 Human Resource Management
MGT703 Knowledge Management
MGT704 Logistics Management

Master of Arts TESOL (CRICOS 083134K)

The Master of Arts (TESOL) provides graduates with a professional qualification for teaching English to speakers of other languages. The course has 11 subjects (the Research component is a double weighted subject) comprising of seven core subjects and four electives, studied over three trimesters. King’s Own Institute works closely with other language teaching providers in Sydney to organise practicum placements, access current industry trends, resources and expertise in teaching methodology, and to identify resources and trends in the field.

The Master of Arts (TESOL) equips you with an internationally valued skill set, enabling you to communicate and exchange ideas with people of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and to learn more about other cultures and languages.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Master of Arts (TESOL) may find employment opportunities locally or overseas teaching English as a second or foreign language, or working in leadership positions in language teaching institutions. These include opportunities at TAFE or technical colleges, university language centres, private language schools and language teaching institutions for migrants.

Career choices for graduates with the Master of Arts (TESOL) include Academic advising, Government advising, Program directing, Academic Manager, Translating, Text book/journal writing or Business English instructing.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Master of Arts (TESOL) are eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas such as another Master degree or a PhD.

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MA TESOL COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Overview

First trimester

TSL700 TSL700 Language Teaching Methodologies
Co-req: TSL704
TSL701 Linguistics for Language Teaching
TSL702 Learning an Additional Language
Co-req: TSL700
TSL704 TESOL Curriculum Development
Co-req: TSL700

Second trimester

TSL713 Research Methods of TESOL
TSL705 Language Testing and Assessment
Pre-req: TSL701
Elective
Elective

Third trimester

Elective
Elective
  TSL714 Research Project*
Pre-req: 8 completed units
AND TSL713 Research Methods of TESOL

 

Note:
TSL714 Research Project is a double weighted subject – it replaces 2 normal subjects, and is timetabled for a double lecture and a double tutorial. Students must enrol in both lecture and tutorial in the timetable. Due to the nature of the subject the lecture and tutorial will be on different days.

* May be replaced with
TSL708 Internship (subject to approval from the CEO and Dean only) (pre-requisite 8 completed subjects)

Electives –  may only be chosen in trimesters 2 or 3 – pre-requisites shown in brackets

TESOL Electives:
TSL703 Phonology and the Teaching of Pronunciation (no pre-requisites)
TSL706 New Technologies and New Literacies in Language Teaching (no pre-requisites)
TSL707 Leading and Managing Learning Organisations (no pre-requisites)
TSL709 Literature and Language Teaching (TSL704 TESOL Curriculum Development)
TSL710 Discourse Analysis for Language Teaching (TSL701 Linguistics for Language Teaching)
TSL711 Intercultural Communication (TSL700 Language Teaching Methodologies)
TSL712 English for Academic and Specific Purposes (TSL704 TESOL Curriculum Development)

Management Elective:
MGT702 Human Resource Management (no pre-requisites)

 

Graduate Diploma of TESOL (CRICOS 083135J)

The Graduate Diploma of TESOL meets the professional development needs of a wide range of English language teachers and educators teaching people of all ages. It caters for students seeking an initial teaching qualification in teaching English to adult speakers of other languages. It is also well suited to applicants who already possess a teaching qualification and wish to gain a specialist degree in the field as they are eligible for credit recognition.

The Graduate Diploma of TESOL consists of six core subjects and two electives, providing students with a solid foundation in the skills and knowledge to pursue a successful career in the discipline, and is a means of combining work and travel opportunities, with employment opportunities readily available in Australia and other countries. The course also provides the foundation for students wanting to progress to the Master of Arts (TESOL).

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of TESOL may find employment opportunities locally or overseas teaching English as a second or foreign language, in ELICOS programs (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) and the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP).

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of TESOL may apply for admission into KOI’s Master of Arts (TESOL) with credit given for studies completed within the Graduate Diploma of TESOL. Graduates are also eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas.

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Electives: Students must choose 2 Electives from those offered in their second trimester.

First trimester

TSL700 Language Teaching Methodologies
TSL701 Linguistics for Language Teaching
TSL702 Learning an Additional Language
Co-req: TSL700
TSL704 TESOL Curriculum Development
Co-req: TSL700

Second trimester

TSL713 Research Methods of TESOL
TSL705 Language Testing and Assessment
Pre-req: TSL701
Elective
Elective

TESOL Electives:
TSL703 Phonology and the Teaching of Pronunciation (no pre-requisites)
TSL706 New Technologies and New Literacies in Language Teaching (no pre-requisites)
TSL707 Leading and Managing Learning Organisations (no pre-requisites)
TSL709 Literature and Language Teaching (TSL704 TESOL Curriculum Development)
TSL711 Intercultural Communication (TSL700 Language Teaching Methodologies)
TSL712 English for Academic and Specific Purposes (TSL704 TESOL Curriculum Development)

Management Elective:
MGT702 Human Resource Management (no pre-requisites)

Graduate Certificate of TESOL (CRICOS 083136G)

The Graduate Certificate of TESOL is a course designed for prospective teachers wishing to teach English to speakers of other languages. The course consists of four core subjects which prepares students for a variety of language teaching contexts in Australia and overseas. It integrates current theory and practice of TESOL, including teaching methodologies, programming and planning, and linguistics for language teaching.

The course also provides the foundation for students wanting to progress to the Graduate Diploma of TESOL or the Master of Arts (TESOL).

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate of TESOL may find employment opportunities locally or overseas teaching English as a second or foreign language.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate of TESOL may apply for admission into KOI’s Graduate Diploma of TESOL or Master of Arts (TESOL) with credit given for studies completed within the Graduate Certificate of TESOL. Graduates are also eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas.

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Course Overview

First trimester

TSL700 Language Teaching Methodologies
Co-req: TSL702 and TSL704
TSL701 Linguistics for Language Teaching
TSL702 Learning an Additional Language
Co-req: TSL700
TSL704 TESOL Curriculum Development
Co-req: TSL700

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