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Degree

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting

About the program

  • 38,258 NZD

    Tuition
  • 1 year

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 70 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 08-December-2021 08-December-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2021 04-July-2021

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting

If you have achieved consistently high grades in your Bachelor of Commerce degree (or equivalent) you could be eligible for the honours programme. It will provide you with an additional 120 points of postgraduate research-based study to develop your analytical skills and critical thinking.

You will complete a set of advanced courses in the discipline and a short supervised dissertation or project that will demonstrate your independent research skills. Your honours programme structure and courses will depend on the specialisation selected.

What can you study in Accounting?

Postgraduate study at the university will prepare you for senior or specialised career roles in the areas of financial accounting, auditing, management accounting and business analysis. An academic career specialising in accounting is also an option.

Courses taught at postgraduate level include:

  • Research Methods in Accounting
  • Governance Issues in Accounting
  • Financial Accounting Research
  • Contemporary Auditing Research Research in Management Control
  • Research in Revenue and Cost Management
  • Accounting Information and Capital Markets
  • Various special topics, eg, Forensic Accounting

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$54,662

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$38,258

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Taught 120 points:

You must have completed an undergraduate business degree from a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0 (70%-74%) in the highest level of courses required for the major.

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).

Career Opportunities

Accountant; accounts administrator/clerk/officer; actuary; analyst; auditor; bank worker; bookkeeper; debt collector; economist; finance manager; financial adviser/broker/planner; forensic accountant; insurance agent; payroll officer; tax specialist; teacher (secondary, tertiary); treasurer. 

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