Certificate in Commerce
The Certificate in Commerce (CertCom) is an option if you want to add commerce content alongside your non-commerce degree, or do not want to study the full Bachelor of Commerce degree.
- Enhance your business skills from accounting theories to marketing practices in our rapidly expanding world of commerce.
- Study four standard courses of your choice at 100, 200, and/or 300-level.
- The Certificate can be studied full-time in 6 months or part-time over 6 years.
- Studying this Certificate can be used as a pathway to the Bachelor of Commerce.
Admission to UC with University Entrance (or equivalent) is required to enrol.
If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
For information on the enrolment process, please see how to apply for undergraduate qualifications.
Certificate in Commerce – example degree structure
Each block represents a 15-point course. However, some courses may be 30 points or more.
This diagram is an example only – other combinations are possible. For specific course requirements, see the Regulations for the Certificate in Commerce.
The Certificate is made up of 60 points of courses at 100, 200, and/or 300-level, from select Bachelor of Commerce subjects.
The CertCom can be completed in 6 months full-time, or up to 4 years part-time.
Credit from your completed courses can be transferred to the Diploma in Commerce or the Bachelor of Commerce (and some other degrees), as long as you have not graduated with the Certificate beforehand.
60 points of courses at any level can be chosen from any of the below subjects:
You will need to meet the prerequisites for any courses above 100-level to enrol in the advanced courses.
The Certificate in Commerce is good preparation towards the full Bachelor of Commerce degree.
As a commerce graduate, you could work in numerous and varied roles from being an accountant, economist and financial analyst, through to being an operations manager, marketer, and information systems specialist. You could become a manager, consultant, or be your own boss.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
See Tuition Fee Structure for more information
|2023||60||Fee estimate. Actual fee will be determined by course selection.||$3,474|
|2022||60||Fee estimate. Actual fee will be determined by course selection.||$3,381|
|Year||Points||Info||Fees (NZD)||Fees (NZD) Excl GST|
|2022||60||Special (Set) Programme Fee||$15,900||$13,826|
|2023||60||Special (Set) Programme Fee||$16,300||$14,174|
For the full degree requirements, see the Regulations for the Certificate in Commerce.
For study planning help, contact a Student Advisor.
For more information on facilities, resources, and staff, see Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School.
For more general information, email email@example.com or freephone 0800 VARSITY (827 748).