Lincoln University is the 1st and only Registered Tuition Provider to offer a CPA Australia, Approved Integrated Course in New Zealand.

Additional benefits include:• Face-to-face learning and support complementing the CPA Program® distance education program• Structured guidance preparing candidates for their CPA Program® exams• Develop a range of skills in communication, negotiation and people management• Apply strategic thinking and strategic business leadership to a range of domestic and global business issues• Become an experienced user of Bloomberg software • Earn a Master’s degree while also completing the CPA Program® exams• Broaden your career opportunities

Programme Structure

  • CPA Ethics and Governance 
  • CPA Strategic Management Accounting 
  • CPA Financial Reporting 
  • CPA Global Strategy and Leadership 
  • CPA Advanced Audit and Assurance 
  • CPA Financial Risk Management 
  • Research Essay 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

  • New Zealand level 7 Bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent, with a B average or better
  • CPA Australia Associate membership
  • IELTS 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    11016 USD/year
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Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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