Accounting

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Ranking

Top 150 in the world for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017)

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Ranking

Top 150 in the world for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017)

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Qualifications

Overview

The study of Accounting covers a wide range of accounting practices and theories in a number of different contexts, providing a solid foundation for a successful professional career.

Accountants provide important financial and other information for key external groups such as owners, investors and regulators as well as assisting managers with insight that allows them to make organisational decisions. Alongside this, accountants verify the accuracy and reliability of financial information (auditing), assess risk and ensure taxation laws and rules are adhered to.

The subject is therefore divided into:

  • financial accounting and reporting
  • cost and management accounting
  • auditing and assurance
  • taxation
  • other relevant areas, including sustainability reporting.

Contact us

Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Phone +64 3 369 3888
Email business@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Reception Level 2, Business and Law building - see campus maps

Postal address
College of Business and Law | Te Rāngai Umanga me te Ture
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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