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Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Economics

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Mar 2025

Campus

University of Auckland

Summary

Gain sophisticated analytical skills and be better equipped for your career in business with a one-year postgraduate qualification for high-achieving BCom graduates.

Programme overview

If you have achieved consistently high grades in your Bachelor of Commerce degree (or equivalent) you could be eligible for the honours programme. It will provide you with an additional 120 points of postgraduate research-based study to develop your analytical skills and critical thinking.

You will complete a set of advanced courses in the discipline and a short supervised dissertation or project that will demonstrate your independent research skills. Your honours programme structure and courses will depend on the specialisation selected.

Programme structure

The honours programme comprises 120 points, i.e., 90 points of coursework plus a 30-point dissertation. It is possible to include up to 30 points of elective courses from a relevant field.

Find out more about thesis and dissertation enrolment.

Postgraduate pathway

You'll also need to meet other requirements, including time limits and total points limits. See Postgraduate enrolment.

Where could this programme take you?

Global organisations, local businesses and leading universities recognise the relevance of our postgraduate curriculum, making our graduates sought after.

Jobs related to this programme

Accountant

Business analyst

Corporate, investment or merchant banker

Operations manager

Policy analyst or adviser

Sales or marketing manager

Tax adviser

Web applications developer

Further study options

Master of Commerce

Doctor of Philosophy

Entry criteria

Taught 120 points

You must have completed an undergraduate business degree from a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0 in the highest level of courses required for the major.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands below 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

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