Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Qualification code OP700109

Start counting your way to success with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting. This flexible distance learning degree is internationally recognised and accredited by leading accounting bodies Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (for both their Chartered Accountants (CA) and Associate Chartered Accountants (ACA) designations) and CPA Australia. With this degree in hand you may also be eligible for exemptions for subjects in the UK based Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) qualifications.

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  • Level 7  
    Credits 360 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $13,140 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.

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Moneel Pratap  - Retail Manager & Bachelor of Business (Accounting) graduate

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Daniel Egan - Senior Supervising Accountant and Bachelor of Business (Accounting) graduate

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification you will:

  • have strong interpersonal communication and influencing skills
  • understand a variety of business concepts, processes and procedures relevant to public and private organisations
  • be able to identify opportunities, solve problems and achieve business objectives by the use of suitable techniques with reference to ethical frameworks
  • be able to critically evaluate the international, cross-cultural, economic, social and legal environments within business functions
  • be able to anticipate, adapt to and promote changes important to a business
  • have a more developed understanding of your major area of specialisation, including the ability to select and apply appropriate qualitative and quantitative techniques.

Bachelor of Business Pathway

If you’re a New Zealand Diploma in Business graduate you can fast track your study to a Bachelor of Business through our Advanced Standing Pathway programme.

Career opportunities

After gaining relevant post qualification training and experience, you will be prepared for a career within public practice, industry, government or educational organisations in a mix of specialisations such as auditing, financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, financial management, insolvency or consultancy.

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Key dates

Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.

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Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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