Postgraduate Courses

The Course Overview – can be used to view the course structure and sequence in which subjects should be studied (click the “Course Overview” button on the bottom of each course). 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 (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 16 core subjects, 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 and pays the relevant insurance premiums.

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.

STUDENT PROFILE The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Master of Professional Accounting study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

Master of Accounting (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 (this will satisfy the required pre-requisite ACC700 existing for some subjects), BUS702 Business Law (Australian) and BUS700 Economics in an approved accounting AQF Level 7 or above course to be eligible to enrol into the Master of Accounting.

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 12 core subjects, 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 component (BUS707 Applied Business Research) 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 and pays the relevant insurance premiums.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Master of 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.

STUDENT PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Master of Accounting study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

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.

To complete the Graduate Diploma of Business,

  1. Students MUST study and gain the six (6) Core Subjects shown in the planner below.
  2. Students are to select two (2) elective subjects from the list below.
  3. Students will study the course with the following study pattern, assuming no Credit Transfer has been approved:
    1. 4 Core subjects in the first trimester
    2. 2 Core plus 2 Elective subjects in the second trimester

Depending on the core and elective subjects chosen, students completing the Graduate Diploma of Business can articulate into the Master of Accounting with a maximum of 5 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.

STUDENT PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Graduate Diploma of Business study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

Graduate Certificate in Business (CRICOS 076833G)

The Graduate Certificate in Business is intended to provide students with foundational business skills. Students study four subjects from a choice of six covering introductions to Accounting, Business Law, Economics, Statistics, Organisations and Organisational Behaviour and Professional Communication. 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 employment in a range of entry level roles in business, finance and management.

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 4 credits for prior learning credit given for studies completed within the Graduate Certificate in Business.

STUDENT PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Graduate Certificate in Business study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

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 7 core subjects and 4 electives, studied over 3 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 course includes a supervised practicum.

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.

STUDENT PROFILEThe table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Master of Arts (TESOL) study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

Graduate Diploma of TESOL (CRICOS 083135J)

The Graduate Diploma in 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 in TESOL consists of 6 core subjects and 2 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. 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 course includes a supervised practicum. 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.

STUDENT PROFILEThe table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Graduate Diploma in TESOL study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

Graduate Certificate of TESOL (CRICOS 083136G)

The Graduate Certificate in TESOL is a course designed for prospective teachers wishing to teach English to speakers of other languages. The course consists of 4 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. 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 course includes a supervised practicum.

The course also provides the foundation for students wanting to progress to the Graduate Diploma in 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.

STUDENT PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Graduate Certificate of TESOL study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

Master of Information Technology (CRICOS 0100969)

The Master of Information Technology (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. The course is designed for students from an IT background who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in an IT area (information technology, information systems, software engineering, computer science) or students who have completed a Graduate Certificate of IT or Graduate Diploma of IT. The course includes core subjects in programming, database, project management and emerging technologies. The course also provides electives and specialisations in data analytics and cybersecurity which allows students to tailor their learning needs to suit their career goals. This course prepares the student for the growing demand from business for graduates to be able to work with emerging technologies. The capstone project ensures that students have the opportunity to gain experience applying their theoretical knowledge and practical skills to a significant real world project. It is anticipated that the Master of Information Technology will produce graduates who not only have the skills to help them achieve their career goals, but also the ability to make a significant, positive contribution to the workplace and to the society in which they live.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Depending on the specialisations chosen, graduates of the Master of Information Technology may find employment as a Software and Applications Programmer, Web Developer, System Analyst, Analyst Programmer, Cybersecurity Specialist, Security Architect, Security Analyst or Data Analyst. The course has also been designed as a pathway to ICT manager, ICT Consultant and Business Analyst.

STUDENT PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Master of Information Technology study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (CRICOS 0100970)

The Graduate Diploma of Information Technology is designed for students from an IT background who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in an IT area (information technology, information systems, software engineering, computer science) or students who have completed a Graduate Certificate of IT. The course includes core subjects in programming, database, project management and emerging technologies. The course also provides electives which allow students to tailor their learning needs to suit their career goals. This course prepares the student for the growing demand from business for graduates to be able to work with emerging technologies.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Depending on the specialisations chosen, graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology may find employment as a Software and Applications Programmer, Web Developer, System Analyst, Analyst Programmer. The course is also a pathway to other IT careers.

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

STUDENT PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Graduate Diploma of Information Technology study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.

Graduate Certificate of Information Technology (CRICOS 0100971)

The Graduate Certificate of Information Technology is designed for students from an IT background who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in an IT area (information technology, information systems, software engineering, computer science). The course includes subjects in programming and emerging technologies. The course also provides an IT elective to expand career options. This course prepares the student for the growing demand from business for graduates to be able to work with emerging technologies.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Depending on the elective chosen, graduates of the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology may find employment as a Junior Programmer, Junior Mobile Application Developer or a Junior Analyst.

PATHWAY TO FURTHER STUDIES
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology 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 Information Technology Master of Information Technology with credit given for relevant studies completed within the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology.

STUDENT PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Graduate Certificate of Information Technology study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

ATAR PROFILE
The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 2, 2021

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
General admission criteria apply to the course.