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Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

3 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024

Campus

University of Auckland

Summary

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.

You'll experience our innovative, new first year in Business programme, with interactive learning, including workshops where you solve real-world business problems and develop in-demand, applied skills and knowledge.

You can also study the BCom as part of a conjoint degree, which means you can take two undergraduate programmes at the same time. You can do a conjoint with: Advanced Science (Honours), Arts, Communication, Design, Engineering (Honours), Fine Arts, Global Studies, Health Sciences, Law (including Honours), Music, Property, Science, Sport, Health and Physical Education.

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.

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 in your first year.

In your second year you'll engage in a Business Consulting core course. In your third year, you'll choose a capstone core course – select from an industry-based project, a business simulation, a live business case or an internship.

Maximum of two courses from outside the BCom schedule.

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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

Further study options

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Master of Commerce

Doctor of Philosophy

Entry criteria

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.

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