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Degree

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting

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Degree

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $38,258 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 08-December-2021 2021-12-08
Winter-July 04-July-2021 2021-07-04

Overview

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

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$50,228

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,970
Tuition 1 person $38,258

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

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
not required
GMAT
not required

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).

Academic background and requirement

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.

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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