Otago Polytechnic

Accounting

This qualification  is ideal if you are studying towards becoming a Chartered Accountant or Associated Chartered Accountant. Incorporating case studies, workplace-based or focused assignments, and a major industry project for professional accounting and associated research project.

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Business context

  • Dunedin and Auckland (international students only)
  • Dunedin: One semester full-time (part-time options - conditions apply); Auckland: 17 weeks full-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts Dunedin: February and July; Auckland: January, March, June, August and October
  • Apply until start date

Want to gain the skills needed for higher level learning? This Certificate will teach you what is needed for diploma- and degree-level study in a business context. Successful completion will guarantee you entry into the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5), New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) or the Bachelor of Applied Management as long as you meet the stated English Language requirements for the specific programme,

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Accounting) or (Leadership and Management)

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time*
  • Level 5
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply until start date

Focus on the skills you need to work effectively and successfully in a range of operational roles in business with this industry-relevant qualification. Acquire the abilities and knowledge to make you a valued employee who can contribute from day one in an organisation or prepare for higher levels of learning and development.

Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting)

  • Dunedin and Auckland (international students only)
  • 3 years full-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February and July (Dunedin); January, March, June, August and October (Auckland)
  • Apply until start date

This qualification has Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Chartered Accountants ANZ) accreditation and is ideal if you are studying towards becoming a Chartered Accountant or Associated Chartered Accountant. Incorporating case studies, workplace-based or focused assignments, and a major industry project for professional accounting and associated research project, this hands-on qualification has industry experience and connections at its core.

Graduate Diploma in Accounting

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time*
  • Level 7
  • Starts February
  • Apply until start date

This qualification is useful for people who may be seeking a promotion within their current job or who want to broaden their skill base. With a skillset in accounting you will be in constant demand for your ability to plan and record the financial performance of every kind of commercial venture and could work in a diverse range of organisations. A 200-hour practical industry project will enable you to develop important industry and business connections.