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Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: 22-February-2021
Campus:
Auckland Campus
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Course details

Summary

Be ready for any business challenge

This degree will help you become an accountancy specialist with the broad business knowledge and skills that employers seek.

The Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) will allow you to become an accountant with an integrated business perspective. You will gain the skills and confidence to measure the big decisions affecting modern organizations and societies. These are skills that today’s employers seek, both in New Zealand and internationally.

Become an excellent communicator

You will develop your ability to identify and communicate information important to organizations. The programme will help you make financial and non-financial judgments from available resources and will develop your interpersonal, computer and business communication skills.

Explore a broad range of business disciplines

This programme has been designed so you can combine a comprehensive range of both accounting and non-accounting courses. You will have some required core accounting courses in your degree, but you will be able to explore the broad range of business courses available at Massey, including marketing, management, economics, finance and valuation and property management.

You will study in a modern and connected environment. You will also have access to networking with industry (prospective employers) through our active social networks. Student groups are key components of the learning experience.

Learn the language of business

The business environment is undergoing radical change, as is the historical role of accountants. Massey’s accountancy programme is led by highly-knowledgeable and research-driven experts. That means your learning is focused on the most recent and relevant disciplinary outcomes. You’ll study in a modern and connected environment with access to our active social groups and networking with industry.

Sought-after by employers

The Bachelor of Business will give you the leadership, communication and critical thinking skills that will make you a sought-after employee.

Careers

The accountancy major prepares you primarily for careers in business. However, you may also find opportunities in education, the corporate or public sector, or as a consultant providing business or tax advisory services. Accountancy major can also lead to a career within general management.

BBus graduates with an accountancy major can seek admission to the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, or CPA Australia by completing a number of courses not specifically required in the Bachelor of Business degree. The right course selection also provides graduates with maximum exemptions for ACCA, and exemptions for CIMA. If you would like more information on professional body membership, please contact the School of Accountancy Administrator.

Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) structure

The BBus majoring in Accountancy has a total of 360 credits.

  • Core business courses totalling 120 credits
  • Accountancy major totalling 120 credits
  • Elective courses totalling 120 credits

Entry criteria

Students must have successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. International students need to check the equivalency of their secondary school qualification by reviewing the Academic Admission Requirements by Country.

Those who have completed 3 x B at level 5 or 6 passes in the New Zealand Diploma of Business may apply for entry into a Bachelor's programme. An NZQA transcript as formal evidence of the NZDipBus results is required before credit will be assessed and only papers with a minimum grade of B will be assessed for credit. The English language requirements can be met by: A minimum IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) used to gain entry to the NZDipBus or, a recent IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5.

Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.

  • IELTS score of 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)
  • TOEFL iBT score of 80 overall (min 19 in Writing)
  • PTE Academic score of 50 Overall (min 42 in communicative skills)
  • Cambridge English score of 169 overall and all bands 162 or better

Course variations

22-February-2021 - Massey University

Campus:
Massey University
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: 22-February-2021
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22-February-2021 - Massey University

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Massey University
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Duration:
3 years
Start date: 22-February-2021
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