12 months
32828 USD/year
8615 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Accounting from University of Canterbury will allow you to learn more about your chosen subject area, critically view the world, and carry out an independent piece of research. 


With Accounting from University of Canterbury graduates are well-prepared for professional roles and business consulting.


Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Taxation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Science in Economics, Finance, or Computer Science/ any bachelor's degree, and a relevant graduate diploma in your major subject.
  • Prerequisites vary between majors, but normally good grades in 300-level courses in the subject concerned are required. 
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32828 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8615 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8615 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students - 11,908 NZD
  • International Students - 45,375 NZD

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.


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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