Regulations - Business And Economics


The Degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – BCom(Hons)

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:

either

a completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland

or

b completed the requirements for an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative

and

c passed the prerequisites for one of the subjects listed in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Schedule with a Grade Point Average of 5 or higher in 45 points at Stage III in that major

and

d the approval of the Dean of Faculty of Business and Economics.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student enrolled for this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

3 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements for one of the subjects listed in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Schedule.

5 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

6 Students intending to qualify for entry to the Degree of Master of Commerce must include the prerequisite courses in the intended subject listed in the Master of Commerce Schedule.

Research Essay

7 a The research essay is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The research essay topic must be approved by the relevant Head of Department prior to enrolment.

c The research essay must be completed and submitted as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Variations

8 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Honours

9 a This degree may be awarded only where a student’s overall grade for the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is sufficiently high to deserve Honours.

b Should a student fail to qualify for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Senate or its representative may approve the reassignment of points towards the Graduate Diploma in Commerce or the Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce.

10 Where the standard specified in Regulation 9a is achieved, Honours will be awarded as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Withdrawal

11 A student may withdraw from enrolment for the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and apply to have points reassigned to the Graduate Diploma in Commerce or the Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce. Such points may be reassigned at the discretion of Senate or its representative.

Commencement

12 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 2001 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) were thereby repealed.

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (BCom(Hons)) Schedule

Subjects available:


Accounting

Prerequisite: A major in Accounting and MATHS 208 or STATS 208 or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department

Requirement:

30 points: ACCTG 701, 702

at least 30 points from ACCTG 711–782

up to 30 points from FINANCE 705, 751–782

30 points: ACCTG 788 Research Essay


Commercial Law

Prerequisite: A major in Commercial Law or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department

Requirement:

LAW 700

90 points from LAWCOMM 702–769 with the approval of the Deans of Business and Economics, and Law, of the courses taught in their respective Faculties

30 points: COMLAW 788 Research Essay


Economics

Prerequisite: A major in Economics including a pass in each of ECON 301, 311, 321, or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department

Requirement:

30 points: ECON 701, 711

15 points from ECON 721, 723

45 points from ECON 700, 702–784

30 points: ECON 788 Research Essay


Finance

Prerequisite: A major in Finance and MATHS 208 or STATS 208 or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department

Requirement:

30 points: FINANCE 701, 702

at least 30 points from FINANCE 705, 751–782, including 15 points from FINANCE 751, 761

up to 30 points from ACCTG 711–782

30 points: FINANCE 788 Research Essay


Global Management and Innovation

Prerequisite: A major in International Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, or Management, or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department

Requirement:

15 points: BUSINESS 710

75 points from BUSINESS 704, 705, GLMI 701-712, 750, 751

30 points: GLMI 780 Research Essay


Information Systems

Prerequisite: A major in Information Systems and 15 points at Stage II Statistics or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department

Requirement:

45 points: INFOSYS 720, 750, 751

45 points from INFOSYS 700–702, 722–740, OPSMGT 752, 757, 780

30 points: INFOSYS 788 Research Essay


International Business

The BCom(Hons) in International Business was withdrawn in 2019.


Management

The BCom(Hons) in Management was withdrawn in 2019.


Marketing

Prerequisite: A major in Marketing and STATS 208 or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department

Requirement:

60 points: MKTG 701, 703–705

30 points from MKTG 702, 710, 717, 718

30 points: MKTG 788 Research Essay


Operations and Supply Chain Management

Prerequisite: A major in Operations and Supply Chain Management and STATS 208 or 255 or BUSAN 200 or INFOMGMT 290 or equivalent courses as approved by the Head of Department

Requirement:

15 points: OPSMGT 760

30 points from OPSMGT 752, INFOSYS 750, 751

45 points from OPSMGT 700, 732, 752, 757, 762–780, INFOSYS 700, 701, 722, 737, 740, 750, 751

30 points: OPSMGT 788 Research Essay

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