School of Accounting and Commercial Law

Undergraduate Degrees and Graduate Diplomas

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Undergraduate Degree Majors

The School offers a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) with majors in:

  1. Accounting;
  2. Commercial Law;
  3. Taxation.

Accounting Major

Essential to the accounting major are the key knowledge areas required by accountants in today’s business environment: financial and management accounting, auditing, tax, commercial law, corporate finance and accounting information systems. The School covers these key areas in its Accounting major as well as other areas of advanced study in accounting including financial statement analysis, international accounting, fraud auditing, public sector accounting and critical perspectives in accounting.

Commercial Law Major

The School offers a range of courses in commercial law that can substantially broaden your understanding of the areas of commerce that you are focusing on in your study. These include contracts, which are an essential element of every business transaction, the laws underpinning various options for structuring your business or company, the law relating to employment and human resource management, legal issues for e-Commerce, marketing law and competition law, and the laws relevant to international trade.

Taxation Major

The Taxation major offered by the School will provide an understanding of the most up-to-date features of New Zealand’s personal and corporate income tax systems, GST regime, international tax law, double tax treaties, tax policy development, and tax administration practices.
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Graduate Diplomas

The School offers a range of certificate and diploma programmes.

The graduate certificates and diplomas available are: