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Bachelor of Accountancy

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Keen to become a professional accountant? This specialised degree will lead you to an accountancy career. You can become a member of one of the professional accounting organisations.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

Keen to become a professional accountant? This specialised degree will lead you to an accountancy career. You can become a member of one of the professional accounting organisations.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this programme, outside of university admission regulations.

Study locations

Auckland

Manawatu

Online

What you will learn

The Bachelor of Accountancy will give you the skills needed to analyse accounting and business problems. You will gain a solid foundation in accounting and finance. You will also learn inter-personal and technical skills, knowledge and critical thinking skills. These are essential for success in today's business environment.

Your study has a solid foundation of compulsory courses, but it also provides some flexibility to choose courses for yourself.

The BAcc degree will give you an understanding of the legal and regulatory environments. You'll learn to identify and evaluate ethical dilemmas and provide logical ways to resolve them. You'll learn how best to communicate and use financial information to support business decisions.

You'll also learn the concepts and processes needed to protect and validate the integrity of accounting information.

Career pathways

There are more employment and career opportunities in accounting than there are in many other areas of study. The management of financial information underpins all business activity.

With a Massey Bachelor of Accountancy, you are equipped for a diverse range of accountancy and financial roles in almost any industry, including:

  • chartered accounting firms - audit, tax, business services, or consulting
  • business - financial accounting, management accounting, or financial management
  • finance, banking and public sectors.

Our recent graduates have been employed by a range of companies, including the 'big four' international accounting and consulting firms.

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)
  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Fonterra
  • Toyota
  • New Zealand Post (business and industry)
  • BNZ Bank (finance)
  • Mid-Central District Health Board
  • Audit New Zealand (public sector).

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.