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Bachelor of Business Studies

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: 19-July-2021
Campus:
Gisborne Campus
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Course details

Summary

This is our core business qualification to grow your opportunities. You can choose to specialise in accounting, management, marketing or the double major management and marketing. Some courses can be studied online.

Outline

If you are starting your business career and you want a degree EIT’s Bachelor of Business Studies BBS is just right for you. Alternatively, you might not yet know what direction you want to take your career but know you want a degree; in this case a business degree is a good option because it will develop your generic skills that could be used in a wide variety of careers.

Our philosophy is that business is a practical subject and that is how we teach it so don’t be surprised when you are asked to solve problems in the complex world of people and uncertainty.

There are lots of business degrees but our degree is practically orientated, with local examples and an opportunity to take an industry based project in your final year.

Available at both the Hawke’s Bay and Tairawhiti Campuses, there are four entry points: February; May; July; and October.

Potential areas of study:

ACCOUNTING:

Management and financial accounting
Business finance

MANAGEMENT:

Human resources management
Operations management
Entrepreneurship/starting your own business
Career management
Business strategy

MARKETING: (Available only on Hawke’s Bay campus)

Marketing communication/strategy/management
Branding
Marketing research

Choosing your Major

ACCOUNTING MAJOR

Graduating with an accounting major will enable you to undertake accountancy related work in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. You will meet the provisional admission requirements for Chartered Accountant (CA) with either Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) or CPA Australia. The programme coordinator can advise you on appropriate course selections.

MANAGEMENT MAJOR

Typical opportunities after graduation include the areas of: human resources; operations management; or developing your own business. You will work initially in roles such as team leader, functional manager or management trainee, progressing to more senior positions with experience.

MARKETING MAJOR

Typical opportunities after graduation include work as a digital marketing strategist, marketing manager, sales manager, account manager or product manager and progressing to more senior positions with experience.

Career Opportunities and Outcomes

Graduating with a business degree from EIT opens up many career pathways for a future in business, such as:

  • Operations manager
  • Marketing manager
  • IT manager
  • Sales manager
  • Finance manager
  • Key account manager
  • Product manager
  • Financial or management accountant
  • Human resources advisor
  • Entrepreneur (in your own business!)

Entry criteria

Applicants must meet degree standard entry requirements like a qualification equivalent to University Entrance.

Approved bridging programmes include the New Zealand Diploma in Business.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English Language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. English Language fluency can be verified by achievement of one of the following within the last two years:

• New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 (Academic)
• IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5
• PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42
• International equivalents to IELTS accepted by NZQA or successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction (conditions apply)

Course variation

19-July-2021 - Eastern Institute of Technology

Campus:
Eastern Institute of Technology
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: 19-July-2021
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