Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Bachelor of Business
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Other Management and Commerce » Management and Commerce not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of the Bachelor of Business is to provide a contemporary programme of study for students who wish to pursue a career in business across a diverse range of industries and in one or more of the following disciplines: Accounting, Marketing, Facilities Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Healthcare Management. The programme aims to: * Develop students to become problem-solving professionals who can meet the demands of businesses and adapt to a fast-changing world. * Provide a high-quality education that incorporates Aotearoa New Zealand's culture and history. * Provide students with opportunities to liaise with the business community through internships and industry-based projects to develop specialist and transferrable skills. * Produce graduates who are critical thinkers, lifelong learners and meaningful contributors to organisations, economies and societies.
Graduate profile
Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to:
Apply business acumen in local and international contexts.
Adapt to the business culture in Aotearoa New Zealand, and apply the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi to promote inclusive business environments.
Evaluate business information and situations to solve organisational problems.
Utilise appropriate information technologies and tools to contribute to organisational efficiency.
Apply professionalism, communication and teamwork skills in business settings.
Think strategically and practice self-management to achieve personal and organisational goals.
Assess and critically reflect on the responsibilities of businesses relating to the environment and society. Additionally, Bachelor of Business graduates that follow a specialised study pathway will be able to:
Accounting:
Prepare, analyse and interpret an organisation's financial data for organisational decision-making, whilst ensuring compliance with regulatory practices.
Marketing:
Develop and implement marketing strategies to improve organisational performance.
Facilities Management:
Manage and coordinate the optimal use of buildings, facilities and other assets
Procurement and Supply Chain Management:
Apply specialist knowledge and skills to improve and manage procurement and supply chain processes.
Tourism and Hospitality Management:
Deliver and manage quality tourism and hospitality experiences to maximise customer satisfaction. Healthcare Management:
Apply specialist knowledge of the unique business needs of healthcare organisations to manage and improve organisational performance.
Education pathways
Graduates will be able to continue onto the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration at AIS or to other postgraduate studies at New Zealand or international universities.
Employment pathways
The Bachelor of Business will allow graduates to pursue a diverse range of employment opportunities in business which can be applied to any sector across various disciplines, including but not limited to accounting, marketing, facilities management, procurement and supply chain and tourism and hospitality.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall: (a) (i) have a minimum of 14 NCEA credits in each of three subjects at Level 3, and a minimum of 14 numeracy credits at Level 1 or higher and a minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 2 or higher; or (ii) have successfully undertaken tertiary study; or (iii) hold an equivalent overseas qualification; and (b) have attained the age of 17 years; and (a) have an English level equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) / TOEFL iBT 60 (with a writing score of 18) / PToE academic score of 50 with no band lower than 42 / NZCEL (Academic) (Level 4); Or (d) gain approval under Admission Regulation 1.3: Special Admission.
Education Organisation Auckland Institute of Studies Limited
Developed By Auckland Institute of Studies Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 4485
Status Current
Created December 2021
Next Review December 2025
Content
The Bachelor of Business consists of 360 credits. The core of the Bachelor of Business consists of 240 credits, which is a combination of theoretical and practical courses that educate students in the technical and transferable skills needed to succeed in business. The remaining 120 credits consist of elective courses For each of the study pathways, a suite of courses is recommended. A minimum of 75 credits at level 7 is required. This complies with the NZQF's requirement of a minimum of 72 credits at level 7 for a Bachelor's degree.

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