Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - CPA Foundation Pathway) Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - CPA Foundation Pathway)

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 	Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - CPA Foundation Pathway)
Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirement

University Entrance. If English is not your first language, IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in any band).

Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification.

Detailed requirements

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Duration

The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification.

Tuition Fees

Student fees

Annual: - Total Qualification:
The annual and total qualification tuition fees payable by a student to study this qualification, additional to what the government contributes. (These are averages based on recent course enrolments. Your fees may differ depending on your course selection.)

Government tuition subsidy

Annual: - Total Qualification:
The average annual and total amount paid by government towards the tuition fees for this qualification, additional to what the student pays. (These are estimates based on the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

Total

Annual: - Total Qualification:
The combined total of the annual and total amount paid by both student and government towards the tuition fees for this qualification. (These are estimates based on recent course enrolments and the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

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Student Success

Successful course completion -

The percentage of students who successfully completed courses towards this qualification last year.

National Graduates Outcomes

3 years after completion

Earnings -

(lower quartile, median, upper quartile)
The median represents the middle value for all earnings of young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally. Earnings do not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. The upper and lower quartile values represent the one quarter point and three quarters point for earnings. Half of all graduates had earnings within this range.

In employment -

This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualification at this TEO.

In further study -

This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualification at this TEO.

Content

Our qualification gives you the opportunity to complete the foundation level for accreditation with the globally recognised Australian professional accountancy body - CPA.

With a fully integrated practical experience element the CPA programme takes you from the foundation level to the professional level with elective courses including:

  • Research
  • Accounting
  • Business computing
  • Commercial law and business ethics
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Culture
  • Sustainability

Credit recognition

Credit recognition is available for this programme; if you have related skills, knowledge and/or experience, it may count towards part or even all of the qualification.

To learn more about credit recognition please see our Centre For Assessment of Prior Learning.

Programme structure

To complete this Degree you are required to complete a minimum total of 360 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects and

    • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and
    • Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)

    Note: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccalaureate, Cambridge examination) should contact us for requirements.

    * NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/

Alternative requirements
  • Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. Literacy and numeracy assessments are available.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

6.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

6.0

READING

6.0

WRITING

6.0

LISTENING

6.0
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PROGRAMME CODE: CH3988
LEVEL: 7
CREDITS: 360
COMMENCES: February, July
APPLICATION DUE:
Domestic: Received all year
International: 22 January for February start, 23 June for July start
ANNUAL FEES:
Domestic: $6,150 - $6,800
International: $18,770
LOCATION: Christchurch - Madras Street
PART-TIME AVAILABILITY:
ADDITIONAL COSTS: Advised before enrolment

Next steps

For more information you can contact CPA Australia directly www.cpaaustralia.com.au in relation to the practical experience requirements, or contact us.

Application documents

Career opportunities

Work anywhere in the world with this qualification where on completion you will be a highly qualified, work-ready employee.

Your technical, business, personal effectiveness and leadership skills will ensure you graduate equipped for key positions in any national and international business.

Study pathways

Further your study with a graduate diploma in another area of business such as accounting, business transformation and change, event management, human resource management, innovation and entrepreneurship, operations and production management, project management, and sales and marketing.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing/ICT
  • Economics