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Bachelor of Commerce with Honours
Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

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  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Students must have qualified for a bachelor's degree, and satisfied the prerequisites for the major subject concerned. Prerequisites vary between departments, but normally good grades in 300-level courses in the subject is required.

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic with an average score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 80, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening 
  • TOEFL PBT: With a minimum score of 550 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
  • CCEL EAP: Level 2 with a minimum C+ grade
  • CAE or CPE: minimum score of 169 with at least 162 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 50 and no PTE communicative skills score below 42
  • NZCEL:  Level 4 - Academic endorsement

Course Information

The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours is for high-achieving students with a relevant bachelor's degree. A choice of seven subjects is available.

As a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours graduate you will be able to:

  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of current theoretical concepts and frameworks within your major discipline
  • think logically, analytically, and critically with respect to the academic literature in your major discipline
  • plan and carry out a supervised programme of academic research that shows a sound understanding of ethical practice
  • synthesise academic or professional literature and effectively communicate research orally and in written form.

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See the Bachelor of Commerce with Honours Schedule for course options and requirements for each subject:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Taxation and Accounting

Combined Honours

  • With permission of each of the Heads of Department concerned, students may complete the Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in two subjects (combined honours).
  • Students must satisfy the course requirements for entry to honours in each subject, take honours-level courses totalling at least 60 points in each subject, and have a total points value no less than the minimum allowed for a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours degree in either subject. Included in these courses must be a research course that normally would reflect the combined nature of the degree.
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Pathway Courses

Pathways include:

  • Master of Commerce
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • As a commerce graduate, you could work in numerous and varied roles from an accountant, economist, or financial analyst, through to a manager, marketer, or information systems specialist.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/per year

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