What will I learn?

Pursue a flexible business degree and gain strong communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills. Choose from 12 majors and complete a single or double major programme. A wide range of conjoint options are available.

Programme overview

With New Zealand’s leading Bachelor of Commerce programme you will learn from the country’s best teachers and mentors to get a taste of every aspect of the business world before deciding on a major or double major that’s right for you.

The real-world skills, knowledge and experience you will gain, along with the programme’s world-class accreditation and strong links to industry, will see you thrive in any industry you choose.

Programme structure

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, you will complete a new, integrated set of core courses, experiencing the multi-disciplinary environment that businesses operate in, and two further courses depending on the major(s) you are planning to take (Maximum of two courses from outside the BCom schedule).

A double major requires careful planning.

You will also be required to select two General Education papers – this is a distinctive feature of our University’s degree designed to broaden your education.

If you wish to major in Accounting you will need to enrol in ACCTG 102 in your first year.

If you wish to major in Economics you will need to enrol in ECON 152 in your first year.

If you wish to major in Finance you will need to enrol in ACCTG 102 and MATHS 108 (or 150 or 153) in your first year.

Management;

This area of study considers the roles of human and labour factors in organisations; management theory; policies and practices; and employment relations issues in New Zealand and internationally.

Subject overview

Your studies in Management will give you a broad understanding of organisational structure, design, ethics and culture; the critical issues that arise in people and process management; and employment law.

At undergraduate level you can study Management as a single major or as a double major alongside one of the other majors offered within the BCom. We recommend that you study Management as part of a double major combination, which will greatly enhance your career prospects.

You can also study towards the Bachelor of Commerce in Management as part of a conjoint degree programme in which you study for two degrees at once.

Where could this programme take you?

Business is everywhere, from environmental groups to your favourite fashion brands and our graduates are doing important work in industries both established and emerging. The skills and knowledge you will gain from the BCom are invaluable in any industry and can start you on a huge range of exciting and diverse career paths .

Jobs related to this programme

Accountant/Financial adviser

Business analyst

Corporate, investment or merchant banker

Entrepreneur/Business owner

Operations manager

Policy analyst or adviser

Sales or marketing manager

Web applications developer

Which department am I in?

Business School

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$38,627.00 (US$ 25,922) per year
This fee is for 2021 and it may subject to change for the coming year

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

Start date

28 February 2022, 18 July 2022

Venue

University of Auckland

City Campus,

Alfred Nathan House, 24 Princes Street,

AUCKLAND CITY,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirements

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.

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). You must have completed a minimum of three A-level subjects.

GCE ‘A’ Level requirements apply to ‘A’ Level qualifications examined by bodies such as AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC, CCEA and Pearson Education Limited 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 60 and a writing score of 21; 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.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Taylors College Auckland
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About University of Auckland

University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and leading research university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

  • Among top 100 global universities according to QS Rankings
  • New Zealand’s largest research organisation
  • Outstanding student support and excellent facilities
  • New Zealand’s leading university for entrepreneurship

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