Become a chartered accountant and greatly increase your chances of employment in New Zealand and overseas, plus get hands-on experience with an accountancy project for a real business.
Combine core business skills and practices with specially prescribed courses in accounting principles. Plus each student is matched to a company to complete a real-world accountancy project.
Our Bachelor of Applied Management (CAANZ/CPA pathway) meets the educational admission requirements of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. In addition, we are one of CPA Australia's globally accredited institutions meaning your qualification is recognised in 127 countries.
Positions such as financial planner, auditor, chief financial officer, advisory consultant, chief executive officer, tax specialist, forensic accountant and more.
Due to the structure of the CAANZ/CPA pathway, elective courses or a second major are not possible.
- 311.537 Introduction to Accounting
- 181.519 Professional Communication
- 341.571 Business Heritage, Culture and Sustainability
- 323.510 Commercial Law
- 371.514 Economics
- 351.515 Introduction to Marketing
- 341.576 Management
- 341.582 Managing Operations
- 143.505 Business Statistical Analysis
- 341.628 Applied Management
- 341.629 Research Methodology
COURSES IN THIS MAJOR:
- 311.646 Intermediate Financial Accounting
- 311.647 Intermediate Management Accounting
- 311.648 Taxation in NZ
- 311.650 Introduction to Finance
- 311.651 Auditing and Assurance
- 323.607 The Law of Business Entities
- 578.605 Accounting Information Systems
- 341.736 Industry Project (equivalent to three courses)
COURSES IN THIS MAJOR:
- 311.728 Advanced Financial Accounting
- 311.729 Advanced Management Accounting
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Successfully completed at least 42 NCEA credits (or equivalent) at Level 3 or higher, made up of 14 credits in one approved subject, 14 credits in another approved subject, 14 credits from one or two additional domains or approved subjects; and
- 8 credits in NCEA English Level 2 (four in reading and four in writing from the NZQA Literacy Requirements for University Entrance list) (or equivalent); and
- 14 credits in NCEA mathematics (or pangarau) Level 1 (or equivalent); or
- Have successfully completed a minimum of 72 credits at NCEA (or equivalent) Level 2 including a minimum of 14 credits in each of four subjects and a minimum of 30 credits at Merit or Excellence. Applicants will need to have achieved degree entry standards for numeracy and literacy; or
- Provide evidence of equivalence through practical, professional or educational experience e.g., three to five years' full-time work experience (relevant to business). Evidence of literacy and numeracy will be required. MIT literacy assessments are available; and
- IELTS test - Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
- TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
- TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18)
- Cambridge English Examinations – FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests
- NZCEL a) Expiring b) Current - a) Level 4 (Academic) b) Level 4
- (Academic)Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic) score of 50
- City & Guilds IESOL - B2 Communicator with a score of 66