Accounting and Information Systems - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

University of Canterbury welcomes record numbers of postgraduates

1 September 2017 The University of Canterbury has welcomed more than 1000 full-time equivalent students in masters’ programmes and record numbers of doctoral students in 2017, with over 700, with more expected to enrol before the end of the year. (read article)

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Accounting is a profession

Accountant training includes both academic qualifications and professional qualifications and experience. As a student, you will be focused on which papers meet the criteria for professional accounting and will have a keen interest in the professional paths you may look to follow.

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Commerce at UC

Commerce at UC

Marliese Liyanage describes what she loves about studying towards a commerce degree at University of Canterbury.

‘I found the personal development component especially valuable...’

Lloyd Mander MBM
Trustee, Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust
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Tax - It's About People

Accounting and Taxation lecturer, Alistair Hodson was invited to speak at Harcourts' Business Breakfast to an audience of over 120 people including Harcourts' staff and business owners (read more)

Entrepreneurial UC students tackle IT business challenge

Health and safety management software and an online innovation portal are two of the ideas developed in five days by University of Canterbury students to make life easier for small to medium-sized businesses (read more)

Global changes to taxation laws

Professor Adrian Sawyer, Department of Accounting and Information Systems, appeared on Radio NZ discussing how multi-national companies are paying their taxes under the UK and other countries' tax systems (listen to the podcast)

Interactive BCom major degree plans

Accounting, Taxation and Accounting, NZICA and Accounting, NZICA and Taxation and Accounting, Information Systems.

Chartered Accountants Academic Requirements

2015 Academic Requirements for students at University of Canterbury who wish to become a Chartered Accountant (CA), Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA), Accounting Technician (AT). Download PDF