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Studying Accountancy and Finance

Accounting

Accounting is the language of business – an international language that will take you places. Accounting is about providing facts and information systems, and helping others understand those systems, so they’re equipped to plan and make decisions.

Find out more about studying Accounting at Otago.

Explore career prospects and options for Accounting graduates.

Professional qualifications

Accounting at Otago is a professional programme. We offer two paths to gaining professional membership – through Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and CPA Australia.

Find out more about gaining a professional qualification in Accounting.

Finance

Finance is about deciding how money is spent in the real world. Every person and every organisation raises and spends money. Finance examines the theory and practice of this process, with particular attention to the measurement and management of risk.

Find out more about studying Finance at Otago.

Explore career prospects and options for Finance graduates.

Professional qualifications

Otago is a programme partner for the CFA programme. Our curriculum is closely tied to professional practice, and well-suited for students intending to sit the CFA exams.

Find out more about gaining a professional qualification in Finance.

Our graduates are in demand

We employ graduates from Otago University because we find that they are diligent independent thinkers, and interested in taking ownership of their career development.

– Matt Taylor, Managing Principal, Crowe Horwath Southern

Matt Taylor from Crowe Horwath

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