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Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected February 2023

Campus

University of Auckland

Summary

Gain sophisticated analytical skills and be better equipped for your career in business with a one-year postgraduate qualification for high-achieving BCom graduates.

Programme overview

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 specialization selected.

You can study Accounting in three postgraduate programmes offered at the Business School.

Accounting

Accounting is the practice of maintaining and auditing financial statements and preparing reports on the assets, liabilities and operations of a business.

Behind every successful business is a good accountant. Study Accounting with us and prepare yourself for a career in either financial accounting or management accounting. Financial accounting involves the presentation of financial statements and techniques for their analysis. Management accounting explores the use of accounting data for managerial planning, decision making, and control. The University of Auckland Business School is a leading accounting and finance education provider in the Asia-Pacific region (ranked first in New Zealand for Accounting and Finance). We are renowned for research excellence and innovative teaching. Professional bodies that recognise our Accounting programmes include CAANZ, CPA Australia, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the CFA Institute.

Where can Accounting take you?

When you graduate, you could become an accountant or auditor in a chartered accountancy practice, in industry, or in the public sector. You could also work as a business consultant or financial manager in a manufacturing, service or consultancy organisation.

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