Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Business

Qualification code OP700101

Go for a competitive edge in the world of business with an internationally recognised Bachelor of Business. You can achieve this qualification with no major (Unspecified) if you would like to study a range of courses to suit your career goals, or if you want to keep your career options open.

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Jeff Goss, Strategic Partnerships Manager and Bachelor of Business graduate


We also offer five other Bachelor of Business majors that may suit your interests

Accounting and Management double major

Bachelor of Business pathway

If you’re a New Zealand Diploma in Business graduate you can fast track your study to a Bachelor of Business.

Find out more about the Bachelor of  Business Advanced Standing Pathway programme 

Bachelor of Business upgrade for legal executive graduates

If you’ve graduated with a New Zealand Law Society Legal Executive Diploma, we’re pleased to offer you 120 credits (6 courses) towards our Bachelor of Business.

Find out more about the Bachelor of Business upgrade for legal executive graduates


  • Level 7  
    Credits 360 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $13,140 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification you will:

  • have strong interpersonal communication and influencing skills
  • understand a variety of business concepts, processes and procedures relevant to public and private organisations
  • be able to identify opportunities, solve problems and achieve business objectives by the use of suitable techniques with reference to ethical frameworks
  • be able to critically evaluate the international,
    cross-cultural, economic, social and legal environments within business functions
  • be able to anticipate, adapt to and promote changes important to a business
  • have a more developed understanding of your major area of specialisation, including the ability to select and apply appropriate qualitative and
    quantitative techniques.

Career opportunities

This qualification will prepare you for a career in a variety of business and management roles.

Key dates

Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.

See key enrolment dates

Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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