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Undergraduate subject

Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Rautaki me te Rakahinonga

12 February 2024
Add a managerial way of thinking to technical competence.


Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Strategy and Entrepreneurship focuses on the overall development of businesses, involving the process of identifying objectives, developing plans to achieve these, and allocating resources in order to grow business.

Minor in Entrepreneurship

UC also offers a minor in Entrepreneurship within multiple degrees to complement your major subject with study in business growth and opportunity. This can increase your knowledge and potentially employability in an industry that interests you.

See also Innovation minor studies.

Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Strategy and Entrepreneurship

What will my study involve?

  • Learn to recognise opportunities and develop core business skills in planning, project management, and teamwork.
  • Explore business at all levels, including individually-owned small businesses, social enterprise, high-tech startups, and large corporations using innovation to gain advantage.
  • Gain real-world experience and make connections with businesses and the community through business case competitions.
  • UC is home to Te Pokapū Rakahinonga | UC Centre for Entrepreneurship — join a community of like-minded students and staff, access useful resources, learn how to set up a new business venture, gain experience, or take on an internship.

Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Strategy and Entrepreneurship major

For the major in the Bachelor of Commerce, complete the following courses:




For the complete three-year Bachelor of Commerce Strategy and Entrepreneurship major degree plan, go to Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School website.

Entrepreneurship minor

For the minor in the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Digital Screen, Health Sciences, Product Design, Science, Social and Environmental Sustainability, Sport, or Youth and Community Leadership, complete the following courses:




Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Career opportunities

With a real-world focus on internships, competitions, entrepreneurship, and community involvement, you will have the skills needed to work in a wide range of sectors.

Strategy planning is the highest skill level of management and is usually performed by an executive team in an organisation, which demonstrates just how far you can get with this degree in the corporate world.

Career pathways could include:

  • entrepreneur
  • marketing specialist
  • management consultant
  • business analyst.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Strategy and Entrepreneurship.

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