Course Overview

This course has both CAANZ and CPA accreditation and meets their academic eligibility for full membership. The Bachelor of Accounting can be studied either part-time or full-time.

Gain the skills to become an accounting professional. Becoming an accountant will open doors for you across the globe. Our graduates are known not only for being highly skilled, but also for being able to hit the ground running.

Through active and applied learning in small classes, you’ll learn a skills and knowledge in a range of accounting topics such as accounting systems and processes; taxation; finance and financial management; economics; accounting information systems; quantitative methods for accounting; audit and assurance; management accounting; financial accounting and reporting; and business law.

Alongside these accounting areas, you’ll also cover core business topics enabling you to develop comprehensive professional accounting skills, knowledge and capabilities, while an elective will enable you to focus on another topic of interest in business.

In your final year you’ll undertake a professional accounting project which involves applying your learning within a real business environment. You’ll undertake a deep-dive project into a specialist area of accounting and on successful completion you’ll have real-life work experience to add to your CV.

Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:

  • Bachelor of Accounting (Level 7)
Locations Rotorua, Tauranga
Next intake Jul 2024 View more details
Study options

3 years full-time, including holidays (if applicable)

Part-time study available

Total credits 360
StudyLink assistance Available
Indicative Fees $6,248 per year for domestic students View full fees information
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Career opportunities

This qualification will prepare you for accounting and accounting-related roles, including Chartered Accountant. Accounting has good long-term career prospects, with strong support from a professional body to remain current and adaptable in an ever-changing business world.

Topics you'll cover

  • Change and innovation
  • Introduction to accounting and taxation
  • Applied accounting
  • Analysis of financial information
  • Budgets for planning and control
  • Commercial law
  • Economics
  • Intermediate management accounting
  • Intermediate financial accounting
  • Taxation in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Introduction to finance
  • Data analytics
  • Law of business entities
  • Research methods
  • Accounting information systems
  • Advanced management accounting
  • Advanced financial accounting
  • Auditing and assurance

Course Fees

Indicative Fees * $6,248 per year for domestic students

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Student Loans and Allowances

This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.

  • A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
  • A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you're studying. You don't have to pay the money back.

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Course Entry Information

Entry criteria

Standard Entry Criteria

Admission, entry, selection, and enrolment into programmes will be in accordance with the Academic Regulations and/or, where approved, specific programme regulations.

Domestic students under 20 and all international students must:

Meet the University Entrance criteria as specified by NZQA or have education achievement at least equivalent to NZQA University Entrance. Where an applicant did not attend schooling in New Zealand, the relevant equivalent to University Entrance will be considered on a case-by-case basis; AND

Meet all programme entry requirements; OR

Provide evidence of ability to complete academic and other requirements (special admission requirements).

Domestic students over 20

Students who do not hold a University Entrance qualification or equivalent may be eligible for admission to a Bachelor's degree programme subject to any entry and selection requirements specified in the respective programme regulations and have evidence of ability to complete academic requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.

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Course Locations and Intake Information

Location Campus Start Date
Rotorua Mokoia Campus 22 Jul 2024 Apply now
Tauranga Windermere Campus 22 Jul 2024 Apply now

Study options

  • 3 years full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
  • Part-time study available

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