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Honours degree

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

BCom(Hons)
09 October 2023

UC's Bachelor of Commerce with Honours, BCom(Hons), is for high-achieving students with a relevant bachelor's degree. Learn more about studying a BCom(Hons) through Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School.

DURATION

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

Degree Structure - Duration
1 year full-time

START

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

Degree Structure - Start In
Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

POINTS

120

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 120 points:

  • Domestic — $8,527
  • International — $35,000

Overview


Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

Introduction

The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours is for high-achieving students with a relevant bachelor's degree. A choice of seven subjects is available.

As a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours graduate you will be able to:

  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of current theoretical concepts and frameworks within your major discipline
  • think logically, analytically, and critically with respect to the academic literature in your major discipline
  • plan and carry out a supervised programme of academic research that shows a sound understanding of ethical practice
  • synthesise academic or professional literature and effectively communicate research orally and in written form.


Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

Entry requirements

You must have qualified for a bachelor's degree, and satisfied the prerequisites for your major subject. Prerequisites vary between departments, but normally good grades in 300-level courses in the subject is required.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Commerce with Honours or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can apply online at myUC.

See Admission and enrolment for all information on enrolling at UC.

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

Subjects and courses

See the Bachelor of Commerce with Honours Schedule for course options and requirements for each subject:

 

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Taxation and Accounting

Combined Honours

With permission of each of the Heads of Department concerned, you may complete the Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in two subjects (combined honours).

You will need to satisfy the course requirements for entry to honours in each subject, take honours-level courses totalling at least 60 points in each subject, and have a total points value no less than the minimum allowed for a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours degree in either subject. Included in these courses must be a research course that normally would reflect the combined nature of the degree.

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

Career opportunities

As a commerce graduate, you could work in numerous and varied roles from an accountant, economist, or financial analyst, through to a manager, marketer, or information systems specialist.

Useful information:

 

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $8,527
  • International — $35,000

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $8,295
  • International — $33,700

SSL estimate (per 120 points):

  • 2024 — $1,100.40
  • 2023 — $992.40

Planning my study

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours

How do I plan my degree?

The BCom(Hons) comprises one year of coursework (between six and nine courses) to the value of at least 120 points.

The honours programme must be completed within 1 year of full-time study, or with approval up to 4 years of part-time study.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Commerce with Honours.

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