Postgraduate study in Accounting
You can study Accounting in three postgraduate programmes offered at the Business School.
What can you study in Accounting?
Postgraduate study with us will prepare you for senior or specialised career roles in the areas of financial accounting, auditing, management accounting and business analysis. An academic career specialising in accounting is also an option.
Courses taught at postgraduate level include:
- Research Methods in Accounting
- Governance Issues in Accounting
- Financial Accounting Research
- Contemporary Auditing Research Research in Management Control
- Research in Revenue and Cost Management
- Accounting Information and Capital Markets
- Various special topics, eg, Forensic Accounting
Explore the courses you can take as part of a specialisation in Accounting:
- Admission to the BCom(Hons) is by invitation only and is based on superior grades. Please note that invited students still need to apply. Prerequisites are a major in Accounting and MATHS 208 or STATS 208 or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department.
- The MCom may be taken as a 12- or 15-month programme (180 points), or as the second year following BCom(Hons). Prerequisites are a major in Accounting, including MATHS 208 or STATS 208, or an equivalent course as approved by the Head of Department
- To gain entry to the MProfAcctg you will need to have completed a bachelors degree from a recognised university or learning institution with the equivalent of at least a New Zealand B average in the most advanced courses
Scholarships and awards
Each year we award scholarships and prizes to thousands of students.
Find out about the scholarships you may be eligible for, search available scholarships or begin an application by visiting Scholarships and awards.
Help and advice
For general student enquiries, please contact the Business Students Centre.
To contact a postgraduate adviser or the subject convenor, visit Key contacts.