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Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Information Systems)
Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Information Systems)

Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Information Systems)

  • ID:AIC640016
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$19,920.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,500.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$600.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$19,920.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,500.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$600.00
Estimated Total/program:
$111,060.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects and

    • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and

    • Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)

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  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara Business and ICT Pathway or equivalent

Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test (pBT) where the test was carried out prior to 1 October 2017: Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18)
  • Pearson Test of English: PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42
  • Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill
  • OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL: a) Expiring: Level 4 (Academic);  b) Current: Level 4 (Academic)
  • LanguageCert: C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with no less than distinction in any band

Other requirements

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

Course Information

Combine management expertise with the analytical and computing skills needed to perform at high levels in any business environment.

In your first year of study you will develop knowledge in core business strategies including accounting, business communication, commercial law, business heritage, culture and sustainability, marketing, computing, management and applied research.

You will focus on your business information systems specialisation in the second and third years and enhance your understanding of business decision making and planning processes. Courses in this specialisation include:

  • Applied Computing - Uses software and computer based solutions for business problems.
  • Business Analysis - Covers the modelling of business systems, project management, systems methodologies and requirements analysis.
  • Systems Analysis and Design - Practices data and process modelling, systems development and project management.
  • Business Analysis - Details techniques for defining and evaluating relevant information.
  • Management of Information and Communication Technologies - Develops an overview of strategies and skills specific to the IT industry.

You will also complete a Cooperative Education Project where you will work 'hands-on' in a business environment and apply your learning for a minimum of 400 hours.

You will also complete a significant research project for your host organisation.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

A career in business information systems will allow you to combine management expertise with analyst and computing skills. Emphasis is placed on understanding how information is stored and how you can manipulate it to be able to draw sensible conclusions. As an systems or business analyst you will become a key ingredient to business decision making and an integral part of any business environment.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Medical insurance: NZD $600 per year

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