Bachelor Degrees in New Zealand

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New Zealand's education system ranks high on world standard assessments. Whether in a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Sport and Recreation, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Dance Studies, students can be sure they will learn the essential knowledge and skills at a school in New Zealand to prepare them for success in their professional careers or further education.

Bachelor degrees are conferred upon graduates after three to four years of study at any of over 33 universities, colleges, polytechnics and private institutions across the islands. New Zealand's higher education system includes eight universities, all of which rank highly in QS World University Rankings.

To learn more about how you can apply to enroll in a Bachelor program in New Zealand at a university, college, polytechnic or other academic institution, simply scroll down and click to read more, today!

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Bachelor of Tourism Management

Auckland Institute of Studies
Campus Full time 7 - 9 semesters September 2018 New Zealand Auckland

The Bachelor of Tourism Management (BTM) is a unique three-year, 21-course programme designed for students seeking employment in professional roles in the tourism industry leading to future leadership positions. [+]

The Bachelor of Tourism Management (BTM) is a unique three-year, 21-course programme designed for students seeking employment in professional roles in the tourism industry leading to future leadership positions. Graduates will learn to integrate relevant theory, analytical tools, and applied skills to implement best practice across a broad range of tourism management functions.

Job Opportunities

National tourist offices, travel agencies, reservations, marketing and sales, events organization and management, tour operators, airlines, and transportation companies, resorts and hospitality providers, heritage bodies, environment and conservation agencies, customer service.

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Bachelor of Information Technology

Auckland Institute of Studies
Campus Full time 7 - 9 semesters September 2018 New Zealand Auckland

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) prepares students to become IT professionals with a breadth of knowledge across a range of IT sub-disciplines, and a depth of understanding in a specialization, allowing them to lead and become strong participants in IT team projects. [+]

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) prepares students to become IT professionals with a breadth of knowledge across a range of IT sub-disciplines, and a depth of understanding in a specialization, allowing them to lead and become strong participants in IT team projects. The BIT comprises 23 courses, including compulsory and elective courses from Computer Networks, Information Systems and Software Development.

All BIT students are issued with their own laptop and receive the necessary free Microsoft software.

BIT Specialisations Computer Networking

The Computer Networking specialization equips students with skills in computer network engineering, server systems, and network security. These skills are applicable to designing, implementing and maintaining computer networks at large and small organizations.... [-]


Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Auckland Institute of Studies
Campus Full time 7 - 9  September 2018 New Zealand Auckland

The Bachelor of Hospitality Management (BHM) is designed for students wishing to acquire a managerial role in the fast-growing hospitality sector in New Zealand or overseas. [+]

The Bachelor of Hospitality Management (BHM) is designed for students wishing to acquire a managerial role in the fast-growing hospitality sector in New Zealand or overseas. The BHM includes courses that provide a strong foundation in the key functions of management, marketing, and economics. Students will also acquire the skills to implement best practice across a broad range of hospitality operations.

With a focus on hospitality business acumen, the BHM also allows students the opportunity to gain first-hand industry practice at Stage 3 level. To support BHM students further, and through quality hospitality industry relationships, students are assisted with employment opportunities during their study via the AIS Student Careers Centre.... [-]


Bachelor of Business

Auckland Institute of Studies
Campus Full time 7 - 9 semesters September 2018 New Zealand Auckland

The Bachelor of Business (BBus) programme contains business courses at Stages 1, 2 and 3, and gives students the opportunity to develop areas of in-depth strength by choosing electives and by completing a specialization. [+]

The Bachelor of Business (BBus) programme contains business courses at Stages 1, 2 and 3, and gives students the opportunity to develop areas of in-depth strength by choosing electives and by completing a specialization. The degree can be awarded with or without one of the following specializations:

Accounting Management Marketing

It is possible to achieve a double specialization if the requirements of both specializations are met.

The BBus (Accounting) is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). With careful selection of your electives, you can satisfy the academic requirements for admission to CAANZ and CPA Australia membership, a big step toward becoming a Chartered Accountant.... [-]


Bachelor of Education (ECE)

New Zealand Tertiary College
Online Full time 3 years March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

This degree provides essential knowledge and skills for a successful career in a number of early childhood related roles. It focuses on the major aspects of early childhood education and explores current issues and trends without the requirement of practice. [+]

This degree provides essential knowledge and skills for a successful career in a number of early childhood related roles. It focuses on the major aspects of early childhood education and explores current issues and trends without the requirement of practice.

Courses BEd111 Introduction to Early Childhood Education BEd112 Professional Studies 1 BEd113 Early Childhood Research 1 BEd114 Early Childhood Writing and Research 1 BEd121 Play as a Framework for Learning BEd122 Planning and Learning BEd131 Lifespan Studies 1 BEd132 Positive Child Guidance BEd141 Te Ao Māori BEd142 Cultural Diversity BEd211 Values, Beliefs, and Practice BEd212 Professional Studies 2 BEd213 Early Childhood Research 2 BEd214 Early Childhood Writing and Research 2 BEd221 Early Childhood Curriculum 1 BEd222 Early Childhood Curriculum 2 BEd231 Lifespan Studies 2 BEd232 Learning and Behaviour BEd241 Bicultural Education/Matauranga ā Rua BEd242 The Family BEd312 Leadership in Early Childhood BEd315 Investigation in Early Childhood Education BEd321 Curriculum Approaches BEd322 Quality Curriculum BEd331 Lifespan Studies 3: Contemporary Perspectives BEd332 Inclusive Practice BEd341 Multicultural Perspectives in Early Childhood Education BEd342 Early Childhood Issues and Trends Entry criteria ... [-]

Bachelor of Business Accountancy

Unitec Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 3 years March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

Accountants understand the financial impacts of operations and play a vital role in the success of a business. Gain a sound understanding of both accounting and finance principles, and learn to apply your technical accounting knowledge in a variety of business settings. [+]

Bachelor of Business Accountancy

Accountants understand the financial impacts of operations and play a vital role in the success of a business. Gain a sound understanding of both accounting and finance principles, and learn to apply your technical accounting knowledge in a variety of business settings.

Programme overview

The Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) degree will develop your skills in accounting to work in a variety of roles in a diverse range of organisations. The degree offers you flexibility and choice, and prepare you for work in almost any organisation in the world. Accountants provide the numbers to analyse business problems and opportunities and maintain the accounting systems and processes to ensure tax and financial reporting requirements are met. Accountants can also check the financial statements of organisations (auditing) and provide advice on a wide range of issues from tax planning to buying and selling businesses. Study at Unitec and learn the software platforms, double entry accounting and the decision-making skills to analyse and interpret financial statements.... [-]


Bachelor of Social Work

Massey University
Online Campus Full time Part time 4 years March 2019 New Zealand Auckland Palmerston North + 3 more

Massey boasts the best, the biggest and the longest-serving (since 1976) four-year Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree in the country. And our highly sought-after, internationally recognized degree guarantees you a lifelong career that can take you across the country and around the world to countries such as Canada, Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and the United States. Just to name a few. [+]

Massey boasts the best, the biggest and the longest-serving (since 1976) four-year Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree in the country. And our highly sought-after, internationally recognized degree guarantees you a lifelong career that can take you across the country and around the world to countries such as Canada, Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong and the United States. Just to name a few.

Eight more compelling reasons to study social work at Massey More than 90% of Massey social work graduates find employment within six months of earning their degree Your degree is recognized by the NZ Social Work Registration Board, so you can immediately apply for provisional registration Massey graduates make up the largest number of highly qualified social workers in the country Social work is a growth industry - with 4,000 registered social workers in NZ, the government needs more Massey is the only university in New Zealand where you can study for your degree through distance learning We guarantee you a national network of hands-on field experience and work placements for our Year 3 and 4 students Whether you choose to study with us by the distance from halfway around the world or face-to-face on campus, you will benefit from the widest range of university courses in social work and social policy in New Zealand. We combine both theory and practice (including the only university course on Maori development), taught by highly qualified staff - all experts in their fields and passionate about their profession.... [-]

Bachelor of Design (Hons)

Massey University
Online Full time 4 years March 2019 New Zealand Wellington

Fashion design, Industrial design, Photography, Spatial design, Textile design, Visual Communication design: study it all in Wellington, New Zealand. Massey’s College of Creative Arts is the only university in Australasia to be ranked by the global Red Dot design agency and the US National Association of Schools of Art and Design. [+]

Fashion design, Industrial design, Photography, Spatial design, Textile design, Visual Communication design: study it all in Wellington, New Zealand. Massey’s College of Creative Arts is the only university in Australasia to be ranked by the global Red Dot design agency and the US National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Core studio courses

You must enroll in four. Each course runs for an intensive six weeks. Your options are:

198.157 Object (required for Industrial Design major) 212.157 Dress (required for Fashion Design major) 213.157 Art Lab (either this or Art Place, required for BFA) 213.158 Art Place (either this or Art Lab, required for BFA) 221.157 Lens (required for Photography major) 222.157 Screen (either this, or Type, required for Visual Communication Design major) 222.158 Type (either this, or Screen, required for Visual Communication Design major) 223.157 Material (required for Textile Design major) 224.157 Space (required for Spatial Design major) Critical & Contextual Studies courses ... [-]

Bachelor of Business

Massey University
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 years March 2019 New Zealand Auckland Palmerston North + 3 more

Within six months of graduation, approximately 85% of Massey’s Bachelor of Business graduates are employed in the business area of their choice in New Zealand or internationally. When you study the Bachelor of Business you will gain the leadership, communication, teamwork and creative skills that employers are looking for. [+]

Massey University’s Bachelor of Business is about you getting the most from your studies in business, so you can go on to a great career.

Within six months of graduation, approximately 85% of Massey’s Bachelor of Business graduates are employed in the business area of their choice in New Zealand or internationally. When you study the Bachelor of Business you will gain the leadership, communication, teamwork and creative skills that employers are looking for.

Real-world experience, while you study

The Massey Business School has great links with potential employers and communities. You will spend time learning while helping local community organizations that need specialist help. An internship course is also an integral part of the Bachelor of Business, This course involves working for a relevant company while you are studying. This will help you build relationships with potential employers. It is great for your CV and gives you the chance to see how your learning will be applied in the real world. That means you will be able to take your learning and apply it from day one in your job.... [-]


BCIS in Environmental Studies

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time March 2019 New Zealand Palmerston North

Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities and understand the processes that affect local and national environmental development. Moreover, the interdisciplinary aspect of the BCIS programme means that students achieve a broad knowledge including Language, Business, and International Relations... [+]

Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities and understand the processes that affect local and national environmental development. Moreover, the interdisciplinary aspect of the BCIS programme means that students achieve a broad knowledge including Language, Business, and International Relations.

The Environmental Studies major includes 8 compulsory papers, 6 Language and/or Culture papers, 8 majors and 2 electives.

2 papers at level 5:

30.514 Business and Sustainability (15 credits) 40.511 The Human Environment (15 credits) 80.501 Introduction to Tourism (15 credits) 80.502 Introduction to Ecotourism (15 credits) ... [-]

BCIS in Language Studies

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time March 2019 New Zealand Palmerston North

This major is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of how languages work, through studying language structure, language systems and literary texts. It also includes basic language teaching methodologies. For those planning a career in teaching, it is an excellent preparation for teaching any language to non-native speakers. Many Language Studies students opt to enrol in the LTCL Trinity College... [+]

This major is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of how languages work, through studying language structure, language systems and literary texts. It also includes basic language teaching methodologies. For those planning a career in teaching, it is an excellent preparation for teaching any language to non-native speakers. Many Language Studies students opt to enrol in the LTCL Trinity College London Certificate of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) offered at IPU New Zealand, as part of their course.

The Language Studies major includes 8 compulsory papers, 6 language and/or culture papers, 8 specialty papers and 2 electives.

8 papers from:

10.505 Introduction to Language and Culture (15 credits) 10.511 Intercultural Communication (15 credits) 10.512 The Contemporary Short Story (15 credits) 10.513 Advanced English Skills (15 credits) 10.6** Introduction to Language Learning (15 credits) 10.6** Introduction to Language Teaching (15 credits) 10.611 The Study of Language (15 credits) 10.612 Asia Pacific Cultures through Literary Texts (15 credits) 10.615 Creative Writing (15 credits) 10.614/711 English as an International Language (15 credits) 10.712 Literature and the Land (15 credits) 10.714 Teaching Young Learners (15 credits) 10.713A/B Introduction to Language Teaching (30 credits) or LTLCL* The Licentiate of Trinity College of Certificate of TESOL (LCTC) Course (30 credits) Career opportunities Language Teaching Foreign Affairs Translation Services [-]

BCIS in Japanese Studies

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time March 2019 New Zealand Palmerston North

The Japanese Studies major will suit those students wishing to become proficient in the Japanese language, as well as understanding Japanese culture. The significant numbers of Japanese students at IPU New Zealand are a wonderful resource for practicing the language every day. This opportunity, combined with the fact that all IPU New Zealand teachers of Japanese are native speakers, help make IPU New... [+]

The Japanese Studies major will suit those students wishing to become proficient in the Japanese language, as well as understanding Japanese culture. The significant numbers of Japanese students at IPU New Zealand are a wonderful resource for practicing the language every day. This opportunity, combined with the fact that all IPU New Zealand teachers of Japanese are native speakers, help make IPU New Zealand a leading institution for Japanese studies in New Zealand.

Students who undertake a double-major in their BIS degree with International Business are encouraged to participate in exchange programmes at International Pacific University, Okayama or at Tokyo International Business College. There, they can gain new insights into the Japanese business world, as well as explore the dynamic links between Asia and the rest of the world.... [-]


BCIS in International Relations

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time March 2019 New Zealand Palmerston North

Global initiatives are largely determined by international politics. Studying international relations will give you a better understanding of the causes and problems associated with historical and current world affairs. By identifying and assessing the complexities of power politics at the national, regional and global level through theoretical frameworks and real-life case studies, students will gain a greater... [+]

Global initiatives are largely determined by international politics. Studying international relations will give you a better understanding of the causes and problems associated with historical and current world affairs. By identifying and assessing the complexities of power politics at the national, regional and global level through theoretical frameworks and real-life case studies, students will gain a greater understanding of how the world really functions. International relations papers incorporate special guest lectures from diplomats, military personnel, and industry leaders.

The International Relations major includes 8 compulsory papers (two of which are 50.501 Introduction to International Relations and 50.610 Internationalism), 6 language and/or culture papers, 8 specialty papers and 2 electives.... [-]


BCIS in International Business

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time March 2019 New Zealand Palmerston North

IPU’s International Business programme specifically focuses on international marketing, management, and accounting. These areas of study provide [BCIS] students with an integrated understanding of fundamental and advanced business disciplines. Graduates are equipped with essential skills and knowledge to face the increasing complexity and demands of a globalized business environment... [+]

IPU’s International Business programme specifically focuses on international marketing, management, and accounting. These areas of study provide [BCIS] students with an integrated understanding of fundamental and advanced business disciplines. Graduates are equipped with essential skills and knowledge to face the increasing complexity and demands of a globalized business environment.

Students receive a solid grounding in practical business concepts and principles through instruction that places equal emphasis on both theory and application. Papers investigate contemporary international business issues relevant to students from diverse cultural backgrounds who are seeking employment in international companies or in small businesses.... [-]


Bachelor of Media Design in Motion Design

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

Making text, illustrations, and images move in music videos, television commercials and films is the specialty of the Motion Graphics Designer. [+]

Making text, illustrations, and images move in music videos, television commercials and films is the specialty of the Motion Graphics Designer. Specialise in Motion Design and we'll teach you key technical skills such as 2D and 3D animation, visual effects, composition, image manipulation and text choreography so that you have the experience and evidence of working to a variety of client briefs.

Careers & Industry

The design comes to life as you develop motion graphics for commercials, title sequences, music videos, and television. The course includes 2D and 3D animation, visual effects, composition, image manipulation and text choreography. Graduates enter the industry with a portfolio that showcases their ability to answer client briefs, collaborate across multiple disciplines and experience working in production.... [-]