Bachelor Of Applied Management (accounting - Aca Pathway) in Ara Institute of Canterbury
Duration : 3 Years
Intake : Feb,July
Level : Undergraduate
Tuition & fees : $ 18,770 Per Year
IELTS : 6.0
TOEFL : 60
PTE : 0
About Bachelor Of Applied Management (accounting - Aca Pathway) in Ara Institute of Canterbury
Move up from accounting technician level and prepare for chartered accountant status.
With our practical, experience-based approach you'll be prepared to move into the professional accounting environment.
You'll gain advanced knowledge in computing, commercial law, economics, marketing and management within a business context, as well as communication, business, heritage, culture and sustainability.
To obtain Chartered Accountant status you must also complete three years of approved employment. Approved employment is recognised when you are:
working in a relevant accounting role with an approved or recognised training employer
working for at least 17.5 hours per week for a period of three months or longer
under the guidance of a recognised mentor
Associated chartered accountants are well placed within the profession to work for chartered accountants in public practice, as financial and business analysts or advisors, and in management roles.
Go on to complete the professional requirements for full NZICA ACA membership or undertake further study towards one of our graduate diplomas.
Recommended school subjects
University Entrance: 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)
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara Business and ICT Pathway or equivalent
Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.
Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?
If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.
Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace. Contact Ara for advice.
What if English is not my first Language?
If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study. Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart .
If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS, Pearson or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS test report form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
Ara Institute of Canterbury Tuition Fees
Engineering (2 Courses)
2 Year - 3 Year
NZD 20860 - NZD 21280
Science (1 Courses)
Arts (1 Courses)
Hospitality & Tourism (3 Courses)
1 Year - 2 Year
NZD 19150 - NZD 19500
Information Technology (IT) (1 Courses)
Banking & Finance (1 Courses)
Management (6 Courses)
NZD 18400 - NZD 20090
New Zealand Living Expenses
You'll require between $20,000 and $25,000 a year ($380–480 per week) for housing/rent, food, transportation, phone bills, internet usage, and entertainment, in addition to your tuition and insurance fees. The average living expense will be the same for everyone, regardless of their tuition or course price. Please keep in mind that these are only suggestions; the Immigration New Zealand requirement is $15,000 per year including return travel or an additional $2,000.