The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree programme enables each student to develop his or her own interests in business and related subjects. Students are able to create individualised courses using a range of papers offered across teaching departments in the School of Business and University as a whole. Students have the flexibility within the BCom degree to combine two specialisations and graduate with a double major.
The major in International Business is a recent development within the School of Business (Commerce Division). It recognises that business is being conducted in a dynamic, global environment and that organisations, both in New Zealand and through the world, need individuals who can work across the traditional functional boundaries as well as across national borders.
The International Business major offers students the opportunity to combine the study of key international business issues with the study of language and cultural issues.
On completing the degree students will possess the following attributes:
International: 24,530NZ$. National:4,963.00NZ$Start date 2016 Credits 360
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* Note: These papers should normally be completed before enrolling in 300-level Commerce papers.
Grades of at least C+ are normally needed in order to proceed to 200-level ACCT and ACFI papers.
BSNS 103 Marketing and Consumption, BSNS 104 Principles of Economics 1, BSNS 105 Management and Organisations, BSNS 106 Information and Communication in Organisations, must normally be taken before enrolling in 300-level Commerce papers
Every BCom programme must include BSNS 102-108. 100-level BSNS papers need not all be taken in the first year of study; all 100-level BSNS papers must normally be passed before enrolling in 300-level Commerce papers.
STAT 110 or STAT 115 will be accepted as an alternative to BSNS 102 as a required paper or as part of the major subject requirements or as a prerequisite when:
(a) the paper has been passed before the student has enrolled for a BCom degree; or
(b) a student is enrolling for both a BCom and another degree for which STAT 110 or STAT 115 is required.
Total 360 points
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