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Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Innovation and Entrepreneurship University of Auckland

New Zealand



Course info


Pursue a flexible business degree and gain strong communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills. A wide range of conjoint options are available.

A BCom with a double major is a three-year degree programme. You will be required to complete a minimum of 24 courses (360 points). In your first year of study, a set of seven compulsory core courses (105 points) will become the building blocks for your degree.

Programme overview

You will complete a set of core courses. These include an exciting two course sequence in Business and Enterprise. These will introduce the types of choices facing entrepreneurs and managers and help you develop your academic and professional skills.

Your first year core programme will provide a strong base from which to launch into your chosen major or majors. A double major will enable you to gain greater breadth and increase your career options by combining two sets of courses at advanced level.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Learn how to test innovative ideas, products or processes, how to finance start-up ventures, and how to sell and market new products and services in New Zealand and internationally.

Be introduced to new ways of thinking about business enterprise that are relevant to understanding and addressing real world challenges. Learn to assess new business opportunities and the ways in which technology can facilitate these opportunities. Join like-minded staff and students who are innovators, thinkers and budding entrepreneurs, who thrive on finding solutions to business challenges and testing new ideas.

In your BCom INNOVENT major, you will undertake an exciting real-world project that integrates theory and practice in a variety of real world contexts. These may include start-ups, corporate venturing, Maori enterprise, social enterprise, new product development and technological innovation.

This project-based experience will give you invaluable hands-on experience, setting you up for the realities of the work-place. To complete the project brief, you will need to establish and maintain a professional relationship with a client organisation and display appropriate leadership and management skills.

Where can Innovation and Entrepreneurship take you?

There are numerous opportunities for graduates to work in business development or technology transfer, for both innovative start-ups and established companies. There are also potential opportunities to work as an analyst, consultant or policy maker in government.

Potential roles include:

Business developer
Commercial and project manager
Legal and patent executive
Product manager
Research developer
Technology transfer specialist

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

NZ$37,141.00 (17,07,476) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution


02-Mar-20, 20-Jul-20


University of Auckland

City Campus,

Alfred Nathan House, 24 Princes Street,


Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

Secondary school qualifications

You need to have one of the following:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a 'C' grade or higher. General Studies or similar general papers cannot be included.

GCE ‘A’ Level requirements apply to ‘A’ Level qualifications examined by bodies such as AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC, CCEA, Pearson Education Limited and CIE taken outside of New Zealand.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 and no bands below 5.5; Internet based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 80 and a written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 550 and an Essay (TWE) of 4.5; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 169 and no bands below 162; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of C-; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 50 and no PTE Communicative score below 42; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 80.

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Here are some scholarship that are available at University of Auckland.

Dean's Asia Scholarships in the Faculty of Business and Economics

Value of scholarship

International student tuition fees

Application details:

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Eligibility requirements:

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to support Asian international undergraduate students to complete a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Property degree at the University of Auckland Business School. Selection will be based on academic merit, financial need and demonstrated potential to succeed in business studies at university. 

Tenure: Up to 3 years

Who can apply:


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