2.300 Bachelor of Business

The Bachelor of Business (BBus) programme contains business courses at Stages 1, 2 and 3, and gives students the opportunity to develop areas of in-depth strength by choosing electives and by completing a specialisation. The degree can be awarded with or without one of the following specialisations:

It is possible to achieve a double specialisation if the requirements of both specialisations are met.

The BBus (Accounting) is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). With careful selection of your electives you can satisfy the academic requirements for admission to CAANZ and CPA Australia membership, a big step toward becoming a Chartered Accountant.

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Job Opportunities

Accounting, management, international trade and finance, e-commerce, marketing, international relations, import/export, business, self-employment.

Programme Information

The programme comprises 21 courses, including:
2.101 Accounting Principles
2.102 Management Principles
2.103 Marketing Principles
2.111 Business Communication
2.112 Information Technology Concepts
2.113 Business Economics
2.120 English: Study Writing
2.222 Strategic Management
2.231 Introduction to International Business
2.331 International Business

Plus one of:
2.361 Applied Management
2.336 Research Project

Plus ten elective courses, including no more than two at Stage 1 and no less than three at Stage 3. At least four Business elective courses must be selected. Remaining elective courses may be selected from Business, Tourism Management or Hospitality Management.

Specialisations

Students aiming to have the BBus awarded with a specialisation must complete the 10 compulsory courses of the degree in addition to the following:

Accounting

2.223 Financial Management
2.236 Managerial Accounting 
2.239 Financial Accounting 
2.337 Advanced Financial Accounting 
2.338 Auditing 
2.344 Advanced Managerial Accounting

Plus one of (with a focus on Accounting):
2.361 Applied Management
2.336 Research Project

Plus four elective courses selected from Business, Tourism Management or Hospitality Management.

Management

2.218 Organisational Behaviour 
2.225 Operations Management 
2.226 Human Resource Management 
2.342 Business Industry Practice
2.343 Leadership 
2.350 Business and Social Ethics 

Plus one of (with a focus on Management):
2.361 Applied Management
2.336 Research Project 

Plus four elective courses selected from Business, Tourism Management or Hospitality Management.

Marketing

2.224 Marketing Management
2.227 Retail Management
2.232 Consumer Behaviour 
2.342 Business Industry Practice
2.355 Services Marketing 
2.366 E-Marketing

Plus one of (with a focus on Marketing):
2.361 Applied Management
2.336 Research Project

Plus four elective courses selected from Business, Tourism Management or Hospitality Management.

Duration

7-9 semesters full-time

Start Dates in 2018

30 January, 21 May, 10 September

Semesters and scheduled breaks:

Semester 3, 2017 - 11 September  to 15 December
Between Semester Break - 16 December 2017 to 29 January 2018

Semester 1, 2018 - 30 January  to 4 May
Between Semester Break - 5 May to 20 May

Semester 2, 2018 - 21 May to 24 August 
Between Semester Break - 25 August to 9 September 

Semester 3, 2018 - 10 September  to 14 December
Between Semester Break - 15 December 2018 to 28 January 2019

Entry Requirements

Fees

International Students

2017/18 Programme Fees:    NZ$17,080 per 7 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$840
Total:    NZ$17,920 per 7 courses

Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$270 per year (or NZ$27 per month or part thereof).

Domestic Students

2017 Programme Fees:    NZ$4,116 per 7 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$840
Total:    NZ$4,956 per 7 courses
2018 Programme Fees:    NZ$4,200 per 7 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$840
Total:    NZ$5,040 per 7 courses

Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$270 per year (or NZ$27 per month or part thereof).

Studylink

This Programme is eligible for a student loan from Studylink. Contact Studylink on 0800 88 99 00 or log on to www.studylink.govt.nz to apply for student finance.

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