Build on your interest in numbers and gain the skills to become an accounting professional. Accounting is the financial language of measuring, interpreting and communicating financial information for businesses and organisations. Accountants are in demand in Aotearoa, New Zealand and worldwide, with good prospects to advance your career.
The Bachelor of Accounting will equip you with the theory and practice of accountancy in an ethical, socially responsible and sustainable way to provide accounting and business advice to companies, organisations and individuals that aligns with Ngā Kaupapa o te Tiriti o Waitangi.
You will explore a range of accounting topics through active and applied learning. Compulsory modules cover core business and accounting topics, enabling you to develop comprehensive professional skills, knowledge and capabilities. An elective in your third year allows you to focus on another topic of interest in business.
In your third year, you will also undertake a professional accounting project with a local business. This opportunity allows you to apply your learnings in a real-life, hands-on work environment that you can add to your CV for future employment.
This degree has both CAANZ and CPA accreditation meeting their academic eligibility for full membership, and can be studied either part-time or full-time. This allows graduates to become chartered accountants and comes with a range of benefits and networks across Aotearoa, New Zealand and worldwide. Our course structure gives you a breadth and depth of skills and knowledge to work as an accountant, with our graduates being known not only for being highly skilled, but also for being able to hit the ground running.