Accounting Papers at Tauranga (2023)
Accountants are trusted business advisors who work with clients to help them make their businesses more profitable and successful. If you enjoy working with numbers and want to help businesses grow, accounting may be a good fit for you. Accounting students can meet the academic requirements of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia or ACCA accountancy professional institutions by taking an approved suite of papers.
Accounting is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Business (BBus) and the Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons)). Accounting may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Accounting as a single major for the BBus or BMS(Hons), students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Accounting, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete ACCTN101, ACCTN102, ACCTN202, ACCTN203, ACCTN204, ACCTN301, ACCTN308, and 30 points from ACCTN302, ACCTN303, ACCTN304, ACCTN305, ACCTN306 or MNMGT304. BBus and BMS(Hons) students may count one of WSAFE396 or WSAFE399 in place of 15 points from the 30 point option list.
To complete Accounting as part of a double major for the BBus, BMS(Hons) or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Accounting, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete ACCTN101, ACCTN102, ACCTN202, ACCTN203, ACCTN204, ACCTN301, ACCTN308, and 15 points from ACCTN302, ACCTN303, ACCTN304, ACCTN305, ACCTN306 or MNMGT304.
To complete a minor in Accounting, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Accounting major, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Students must complete ACCTN101.
Note: Students meeting the academic requirements for CA are required to complete MNMGT304 and the remaining papers from ACCTN302, ACCTN303, ACCTN304, ACCTN305 and ACCTN306 not already taken for the major. Students are encouraged to contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.
For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.
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Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location ACCTN101 Accounting for Management 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23B (Hamilton), 23B (Hamilton Waikato College), 23B (Tauranga), 23VA (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 23X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper focuses on the analysis and use of financial and non-financial information by internal and external stakeholders to make informed business decisions. ACCTN102 Introductory Financial Accounting 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23A (Tauranga), 23B (Hamilton) & 23X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper teaches students how to record, report, and analyse accounting information and prepare financial statements. The paper involves the use of current accounting software technologies.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location ACCTN202 Intermediate Financial Accounting 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23A (Tauranga) & 23B (Hamilton) This paper deals with the practices, principles and regulations of Financial Reporting in New Zealand with emphasis on financial reporting in partnerships and companies. ACCTN203 Management Accounting: Accounting for Organisational Control 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23A (Tauranga) & 23B (Hamilton) This paper provides students with an understanding of management accounting, with emphasis on the use of costing, budgeting, and performance evaluation to make informed business decisions. ACCTN204 Accounting Information Systems 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23B (Hamilton) & 23B (Tauranga) This paper employs hands-on application of current technologies to prepare students to use and develop accounting systems, to store and retrieve accounting data, and to analyze complex accounting data.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location ACCTN301 Capstone in Accounting 15.0 23A (Hamilton) The development of accounting and accounting theory, the conceptual framework, non-mandatory reporting, ethics and governance, unresolved issues, and a consideration of the nature and scope of accounting. ACCTN302 Financial Accounting 15.0 23B (Hamilton) & 23B (Tauranga) This paper involves detailed examination of current accounting practices, principles and regulations. ACCTN303 Management Accounting 15.0 23A (Hamilton) & 23A (Tauranga) This paper examines current theory and practice in management accounting with an emphasis on the design of management accounting systems, and planning, control and performance measurement in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. ACCTN304 Corporate Entities 15.0 23A (Hamilton) & 23A (Tauranga) This paper explains the laws and regulations that govern the different forms of legal entities, including the significance of separate legal entity. The paper addresses aspects of company incorporation, directors' duties, governance, share transfers, role of company secretary, membership, meetings and dividends and directors and co... ACCTN305 Auditing 15.0 23A (Hamilton) & 23A (Tauranga) This paper examines current audit practice techniques, audit theory, audit technology, and the processes employed to audit financial statements. ACCTN306 Taxation 15.0 23B (Hamilton) & 23B (Tauranga) This paper educates students about the main statutes and policy in New Zealand taxation. It also addresses the importance of taxation in business decisions, the calculation of income tax obligations and the preparation of tax returns. ACCTN308 Performance Reporting 15.0 23B (Hamilton) & 23B (Tauranga) This paper develops competencies in performance reporting pertaining to the key areas of financial management: investment, financing and asset management. MNMGT304 Commercial Transactions 15.0 23B (Hamilton) & 23B (Tauranga) This paper overviews the sources of New Zealand business law and obligations that arise under this law, and critically examines the importance of key aspects of: the Legal System and Treaty of Waitangi; Jurisdiction; Business forms; Directors duties; Agency; Contracts and On-line Contracts; Consumer Law - Fair Trading Act 1996 and ... WSAFE396 Management Internship 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23A (Tauranga), 23B (Hamilton), 23B (Tauranga), 23C (Hamilton), 23C (Tauranga) & 23X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) The Management Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within an organisation. WSAFE399 Report of an Investigation 15.0 23A (Hamilton), 23A (Tauranga), 23B (Hamilton), 23B (Tauranga), 23C (Hamilton) & 23C (Tauranga) This paper offers students the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in an area related to their management discipline of study.
2023 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 21 March 2023 10:02am