Success for $85k entré competition winners

9 October 2014 Businesses for custom high heels, tutoring assistance for students and assembling kitset products have all be successful ideas in the annual $85,000 entré business competition (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 really wanted to stretch myself both personally and professionally...’

Peter Floris MBA
COO, The New Zealand Merino Company Ltd
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Announcements and Events

New phone app encourages young voters

Law and Accounting student Hannah Duder received a $10,000 grant to develop a political phone app for young voters to show their interest in the policies being presented in election year (read more and watch Hannah's interview online at TV3's website)

Perfecting your IT service desk

Visiting from the University of Dallas, Associate Professor Sue Conger gave a presentation on the key issues relating to the modern service desk. Professor Conger is carrying out related research while at the University of Canterbury as an Erskine Fellow (read more)

Fast-track your professional career with a Master's qualification

Our new 180 point Master of Commerce can be completed in one calendar year and offers an internationally recognised, advanced degree. Study can be full-time or part-time. For students following the NZICA Chartered Accountants programme, study in the Honours or Masters programme can count as one year of professional experience (read more)

New and revised Information Systems courses

Information Technology features in so many businesses and organisations making it a key area for job growth and employment. Whether you are specialising in Information Systems or looking for courses to complement your degree in another discipline, check out the new and revised 15-point INFO courses available (read more)

Interactive BCom major degree plans

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

2014 NZICA Academic Requirements

2014 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