Accounting at AUT University: department overview

  • Also referred to as, or includes, auditing, financial accounting and management accounting.
Accounting is one of the most popular business disciplines and is driven by our leading, research-active accounting department.

Accounting research interests and associations

Our research focuses on findings that are relevant to society. Research strengths include:
  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Accounting information systems
  • Auditing

Current research topics

  • How so-called ‘green-companies’ report on sustainable development
  • Accounting education and the perceptions of accountants
  • Business sustainability among Pacific Island businesses in New Zealand
  • Accountability and transparency in charities
  • Environmental factors of auditing

Accounting research overview and staff profiles

Accounting degrees and qualifications



Postgraduate accounting is in 3 areas:

  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Accounting information systems

Degrees and qualifications

News, events and conferences

Contact the accounting department

Leslee Burtton
Department Co-ordinator
Phone: +064 9 921 9999 ext 6991

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