Marketing expert to receive Teaching Medal

19 November 2014 Marketing expert Associate Professor Paul Ballantine will this week receive the University of Canterbury's Teaching Medal. (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.

‘It is the breadth of learning that you get on the MBA... It is all relevant...’

Vanessa O’Neill Master of Business Administration
Principal, Accelerate Business Ltd
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Announcements and Events

Businesses need to plan better to recover from disasters

University of Canterbury resilience researcher Dr John Vargo will give a key talk to a landmark emergency management study visit on campus next week by Charles Sturt University students from Australia. Twenty-one distance students will spend a week on campus learning the lessons of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. Speakers include former Christchurch mayor Sir Bob Parker, Mayor Lianne Dalziel, Christchurch lawyer Nigel Hampton QC, Marsden Fund recipient Professor Deak Helton and Professor Jeremy Finn (read more)

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)

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