Entrepreneur to receive honorary doctorate

16 April 2014 One of New Zealand's most passionate political, philanthropic business entrepreneurs will receive a University of Canterbury honorary doctorate at graduation tomorrow. (read article)

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New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants

New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants

UC Academic Requirements

Certified Practising Accountants Australia

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Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

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‘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

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

Starting in February 2014, 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 in 2014 (read more)

NZICA accreditation continues

Following a periodic review of accounting programmes offered by the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) has approved the University's accreditation to deliver NZICA-recognised programmes for another five years.

What if...Men could become 'mothers'?

The debate over the struggle for parenthood-related rights highlights the tension between the demands of the career market and the needs of the family. Men could become `mothers’ in modern society and provide the child care that mothers traditionally do. University of Canterbury (UC) gender expert, Associate Professor Annick Masselot presented a 'What If...' public lecture on the issue (view Annick's interview on TV One's Breakfast show or the lecture recording online)

Interactive BCom major degree plans

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

2013 NZICA Academic Requirements

2013 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