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Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) - Te Pukenga
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Bachelor of Commerce (Level 7)

This course is available

On-Campus, Online

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

3 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024

Campus

Marlborough Campus

Summary

Gain applied business knowledge and hands-on skills connected to local industry so you can hit the ground running. Choose a single or double major in Accounting, Management or Marketing.

Management

Graduates will be qualified to work in various management disciplines in both the public and private sectors, including production management, general management and contract management.

Potential roles after graduation include:

Business Consultant
Project Manager
Branch Manager
Event Coordinator
Training Coordinator
Employment Consultant
Key Account Manager
Assistant Human Resources Advisor

Graduates who wish to continue with the management-based study will be prepared to enter a Postgraduate (level 8) or Masters (level 9) programme at NMIT or elsewhere.

Marketing

Graduates will be qualified to work in various marketing functions, including marketing and sales management, product management, merchandising, services marketing, marketing research, brand management, customer services management and key account management.

Potential roles after graduation include:

Marketing Manager
Marketing Assistant
Customer Operations Specialist
Customer Support Engineer
Customer Experience Specialist
Quality Programme Officer
Online Communications Officer
Digital Marketing Specialist

Graduates who wish to continue with the management-based study will be prepared to enter a Postgraduate (level 8) or Masters (level 9) programme at NMIT or elsewhere.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce qualification will be able to:

Demonstrate and apply core business competencies, such as but not limited to - critical thinking, decision making, negotiation, presentation, problem-solving, managing self and others.
Research, assess and critically evaluate business information relevant to their selected business areas and business environment.
Evaluate and adopt different approaches to decision making as required by the environment.
Establish and actively support various methods of collaboration and teamwork in real and virtual environments.
Plan and manage their continued learning and career development.
Practise business in a legal, sustainable, ethical and culturally appropriate manner.

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to New Zealand NCEA Level 3 qualification. Entry requirements vary from country to country.

OR

A qualification on the NZQF at Level 4 or above in a related discipline.

Alternative requirements

Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate)

English language requirements:

All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English must have:

  • IELTS test: Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); 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 - Level 4 (Academic). Language Cert - C1 Expert International ESOL Written (LRW) PASS with no less than 25/50 in each skill and Spoken (S) PASS.

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