Developing your skills and capabilities
The Business School is committed to giving you opportunities to develop as a scholar, leader, innovator and global citizen.
As you study towards your Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) you can expect to develop capabilities that will enhance your employability and help you make a positive impact on society. You will acquire these capabilities from your courses and through participation in a range of co-curricular activities.
While enhancing your critical thinking and analytical skills, your studies will equip you with strong communication, teamwork and leadership skills as well as cross-cultural understanding.
A BCom(Hons) graduate is expected to have skills and capabilities in the following areas:
Knowledge and practice
Apply specialised knowledge within your disciplines and demonstrate an advanced awareness and understanding within a global context.
Analyse and evaluate the relevant literature, and develop well-reasoned arguments that demonstrate advanced and diverse thinking.
Identify, frame and analyse issues and develop innovative evidence-based solutions.
Communication and engagement
Engage, communicate and collaborate with diverse groups using multiple formats.
Independence and integrity
Demonstrate independent thought, self-reflection, ethics and integrity.
Social and environmental responsibility
Consider, in relation to your discipline, the potential significance of the principles underpinning both the Treaty of Waitangi and sustainability.
For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.