New Zealand Diploma in Business - Accounting

Programme summary  Career opportunities  Courses & timetables  Admission requirements

6, 240 2.0
Full-time for two years or part-time options available
Starts February or July, Summer School also available
Mt Albert campus
Semester dates for 2014:
Semester 1: 24 February - 27 June; Semester 2: 21 July - 21 November

NZ$5064 (Approximate fee only, find out more about the costs of study)

International fees

Programme summary

Interested in accounting? Become competent in accounting principles, financial accounting, business finance and taxation. Further your decision-making and communication skills, and apply what you've learnt in practical assignments.

Do you want to work in accountancy? Accountants are instrumental in the creation of wealth. It's not enough to be merely a number cruncher - today's accountants need a sound understanding of a broad range of business principles to help companies achieve their financial goals. As a graduate of the New Zealand Diploma in Business, specialising in accounting, you'll be equipped with skills in the technical aspects of accounting and will be in a position to offer technical support to an accountant or financial officer.


  • Recognised by the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) as the necessary tertiary study requirement for membership of the NZICA College of Accounting Technicians (AT).
  • Practical assignments.
  • Industry-experienced lecturers.
  • Provides an excellent pathway towards the Bachelor of Business programme.


Last edited: 18 December 2013