Bachelor Degrees in New Zealand

View 70 Top Bachelor Programs in New Zealand 2018

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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 Media and Creative Technologies

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

The Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies (BMCT) is a cross-disciplinary degree that explores the impact of creative technologies in arts and media in the 21st century. With a particular focus on online audio and video, portable devices, networking and an on-demand culture, the degree examines how we have transformed today's creative environment, and how this promises more innovative ways to create and share content in future. [+]

The Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies (BMCT) is a cross-disciplinary degree that explores the impact of creative technologies in arts and media in the 21st century. With a particular focus on online audio and video, portable devices, networking and an on-demand culture, the degree examines how we have transformed today's creative environment, and how this promises more innovative ways to create and share content in future.

The BMCT has interconnections with other departments, including Music, Dance (Sport & Leisure Studies), Māori Performing and Creative Arts and Computer Science/Graphic Design. The combination promises the development of skills in a variety of contemporary mediated creative practices, and a thorough conceptual and critical understanding of their cultural impact.... [-]


Bachelor of Tourism

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

In the Bachelor of Tourism (BTour), you will specialise in the field of Tourism and Society, and develop an understanding of the complex connections between tourism, society and the environment. A field of study is a general area of study that includes a number of related subjects. [+]

Tourism is New Zealand's fastest growing industry and it needs people with the right mix of skills – managerial, environmental and cultural – to steer that growth in the best direction. The Bachelor of Tourism from Waikato equips you with a range of skills and knowledge required for careers in this exciting industry.

In the Bachelor of Tourism (BTour), you will specialise in the field of Tourism and Society, and develop an understanding of the complex connections between tourism, society and the environment. A field of study is a general area of study that includes a number of related subjects.

Career opportunities Adventure Tourism Manager Ecotourism Developer Hotel, Lodge and Resort Manager Outdoor Leisure Events Manager Regional or National Tourism Planner Tourism and Travel Writer Tourism Consultant Tourism Entrepreneur Tourism Policy Analyst Main Subject Geography - Major Management Education Abroad - Specialisation Practical experience ... [-]

Bachelor of Design

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

Bachelor of Design (BDes) graduates are trained to use a variety of skills to operate in a wide range of social contexts using a diverse array of media. During your studies, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of Design and its role in the process of innovation. [+]

Bachelor of Design (BDes) graduates are trained to use a variety of skills to operate in a wide range of social contexts using a diverse array of media. During your studies, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of Design and its role in the process of innovation.

The Bachelor of Design offers three majors: Communication Design, Interface Design, and Media Design.

As a BDes graduate you will have the capability to articulate effective design solutions in the contemporary technological context. You will have a solid understanding of design methods and theories together with advanced technical skills.

Training in Design is suitable for both school leavers as well as mature learners wishing to enhance their skills. Students within the programme develop knowledge in a broad range of industry standard software, while using the latest digital technology. Contact with the Design industry is encouraged, and students will have opportunities to interact with Design professionals during their study.... [-]


Bachelor of Teaching

The University of Waikato
Campus or Online Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

Teaching at the University of Waikato is a qualification that sets you up to become a skilled and reflective teacher. We produce qualified teachers who are in high demand both in New Zealand and around the world. [+]

Bachelor of Teaching

Teaching at the University of Waikato is a qualification that sets you up to become a skilled and reflective teacher. We produce qualified teachers who are in high demand both in New Zealand and around the world.

Teachers are influential community members, making a difference to young people and their learning, knowledge and skill acquisition. They play a major role in helping their students develop their independence and success in their lives.

As a graduate of this programme you will be among the best prepared teaching graduates and highly regarded by education employers, within NZ and overseas. You'll have the understanding, skills and academic requirements to be an early childhood, primary or secondary teacher. You'll be eligible to apply for a provisional practicing certificate, and after two years of full time teaching be granted a full practicing certificate with the New Zealand Education Council. 82% of recent teaching graduates are in employment.... [-]


Bachelor of Sport, Health and Human Performance

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

The rapidly growing sport and leisure industry is now worth over $12 Billion dollars per year to New Zealand. Waikato's Bachelor of Sport, Health & Human Performance will give you a foundation in this exciting and dynamic career. [+]

Bachelor of Sport, Health and Human Performance

This qualification was previously known as Bachelor of Sports and Leisure Studies

The rapidly growing sport and leisure industry is now worth over $12 Billion dollars per year to New Zealand. Waikato's Bachelor of Sport, Health & Human Performance will give you a foundation in this exciting and dynamic career.

As one of New Zealand's fastest growing industries, the sport and leisure industry provides exciting career opportunities. The Waikato Bachelor of Sport, Health & Human Performance (BSHHP) will equip you with the latest knowledge and skills to excel in this dynamic environment, and help to improve the physical, social and mental well-being of others.... [-]


Bachelor of Social Work

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Tauranga

When studying for a Bachelor of Social Work at Waikato, you'll be learning how to make a positive difference to the lives of others. If you're a person who wants to contribute to society – this is a professional qualification that helps you to do just that. [+]

Bachelor of Social Work

When studying for a Bachelor of Social Work at Waikato, you'll be learning how to make a positive difference to the lives of others. If you're a person who wants to contribute to society – this is a professional qualification that helps you to do just that.

Throughout your Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) studies, you'll be learning a range of skills from many different disciplines. The skills you develop and the knowledge you'll gain will give you the level of competence you'll need to thrive as a social worker.

Successful social workers are vital in our increasingly complex society, and you'll be part of a valued and important profession. The Waikato BSW is recognised by the Social Workers Registration Board, and qualified social workers are sought after both within New Zealand and overseas.... [-]


Bachelor of Social Sciences

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

You'll explore the drivers and influences behind humanity and why society acts in particular ways when you study a Bachelor of Social Sciences at Waikato. The degree focuses on contemporary social issues, the ways in which humans interact with these issues and how such actions can be monitored and modified. [+]

Bachelor of Social Sciences

You'll explore the drivers and influences behind humanity and why society acts in particular ways when you study a Bachelor of Social Sciences at Waikato. The degree focuses on contemporary social issues, the ways in which humans interact with these issues and how such actions can be monitored and modified.

Waikato's Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) will challenge your thinking about the world and the people who live in it. Composed largely as a research-orientated degree, the BSocSc covers contemporary and relevant areas of study such as employment relations, social policy and environmental planning.

You'll develop invaluable research capabilities and skills in information gathering, analysis, reporting and informed decision making under the expert guidance of our world-recognised researchers.... [-]


Bachelor of Music

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

Sharpen your musical talent with the guidance of our internationally acclaimed musicians and lecturers when you study a Bachelor of Music at Waikato. With countless opportunities for public performance and access to a world-class performing arts venue, you’ll be learning among the best. [+]

Bachelor of Music

Sharpen your musical talent with the guidance of our internationally acclaimed musicians and lecturers when you study a Bachelor of Music at Waikato. With countless opportunities for public performance and access to a world-class performing arts venue, you’ll be learning among the best.

The Bachelor of Music (BMus) is a specialist degree that will suit you if you have musical skill and ambition or just a sheer love of music. Choose an Academic or Performance based programme and learn different styles and techniques that build your skill-base in the areas of music that interest you.

Combining theory with practical tuition, you’ll have access to our specialist teaching facilities, including the acclaimed Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber in the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.... [-]


Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

Gain the management expertise and leadership qualities you need to become a globally-minded manager, with New Zealand's most comprehensive business degree. [+]

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours

The Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours is changing.

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Gain the management expertise and leadership qualities you need to become a globally-minded manager, with New Zealand's most comprehensive business degree.

Waikato's Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours is New Zealand's premier four-year business degree - our graduates are highly regarded by employers in the private and public sectors.

Top business leaders need a well-rounded understanding of all the key areas of management, and that's exactly what this comprehensive degree delivers to maximise your career opportunities.... [-]


Bachelor of Laws

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

Study in one of the top 200 law schools in the world. Look deeper to find out why laws are made, who made them, how they work and how to change them. [+]

Bachelor of Laws

Study in one of the top 200 law schools in the world. Look deeper to find out why laws are made, who made them, how they work and how to change them.

Why study the Waikato LLB?

Assessed by Lawyers & Judges

Lawyers and judges will be involved in teaching and assessing your law assignments and will provide you with valuable feedback. This sort of contact with the profession will stand you in good stead when you come to apply for a full-time job.

Practical experience

At Waikato, you’ll get to practice skills you need to succeed in the profession – whether it’s interviewing a client, making a case in court, negotiating settlement for a client, or drafting a required contract to perfect a merger.... [-]


Bachelor of Environmental Planning

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

A multi-disciplinary, research-led programme that provides the theory and practice consistent with contemporary environmental planning. Waikato's Bachelor of Environmental Planning provides a pathway into a career in urban planning and resource management, with a focus on practical industry experience such as preparing policy on the environment and attending resource management hearings. [+]

Bachelor of Environmental Planning

A multi-disciplinary, research-led programme that provides the theory and practice consistent with contemporary environmental planning. Waikato's Bachelor of Environmental Planning provides a pathway into a career in urban planning and resource management, with a focus on practical industry experience such as preparing policy on the environment and attending resource management hearings.

The Bachelor of Environmental Planning (BEP) at Waikato focuses on local, national and global environmental management issues. Areas of research include sustainable housing, freshwater management, Maori resource management and biodiversity conservation.

You'll be taught by leading industry experts who are at the forefront of the latest research and innovation. Their expertise will provide you with a solid foundation in professional planning skills and a specialist degree accredited by the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI).... [-]


Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

The Bachelor of Engineering with Honours is the basis for a professional career in engineering, and at Waikato you're provided with plenty of opportunities to apply what you’ve learnt in real-life work situations. [+]

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)

The Bachelor of Engineering with Honours is the basis for a professional career in engineering, and at Waikato you're provided with plenty of opportunities to apply what you’ve learnt in real-life work situations.

The Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) focuses on how problems can be solved by using design and engineering processes. At every stage of your degree, you'll be involved in creating, designing and realising sophisticated engineering products.

You will have the opportunity to showcase your research and design work at the Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show – a conference-style event open to industry and the public.... [-]


Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (Hons)

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

The Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences is New Zealand’s only computing and mathematical science degree taught over four years. That extra year gives you the chance to drill more deeply into your specialist area and add papers that will complement your main focus. [+]

Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (Hons)

The Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences is New Zealand’s only computing and mathematical science degree taught over four years. That extra year gives you the chance to drill more deeply into your specialist area and add papers that will complement your main focus.

First-year papers are common to all Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (BCMS) majors. Because the first three years of the BCMS are very similar to the Bachelor of Science (BSc), you can choose when you graduate. You have the option to graduate after three years with a BSc or stay on for an extra year and complete your BCMS.

The BCMS will equip you with the technical, business and practical skills for a career in a field of numerous international opportunities.... [-]


Bachelor of Communication Studies

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

Gain the up-to-date industry skills you need to become a Public Relations, Marketing or Leadership Communication specialist, and help to drive business success. You'll study at the only communications school in Australasia certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). [+]

Bachelor of Communication Studies

This qualification will not be available for new enrolments for new students after 2017. See the equivalent 2018 Bachelor of Communication Studies.

Gain the up-to-date industry skills you need to become a Public Relations, Marketing or Leadership Communication specialist, and help to drive business success. You'll study at the only communications school in Australasia certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

The Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) degree blends the business and creative disciplines with an in-depth understanding of communication theory and practice.

Grasp this opportunity to make a difference with your voice and writing, and work in business, government or the not-for-profit sectors in New Zealand or overseas.... [-]


Bachelor of Business Analysis

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

Interested in analysing data to help make better decisions for New Zealand business and the economy? This specialist three-year degree will equip you with sought-after skills in financial and economic analysis, to prepare for professional careers in the financial, business and government sectors. [+]

Bachelor of Business Analysis

This qualification will not be available for new enrolments for new students after 2017. See the new 2018 equivalent of the Bachelor of Business Analysis.

Interested in analysing data to help make better decisions for New Zealand business and the economy? This specialist three-year degree will equip you with sought-after skills in financial and economic analysis, to prepare for professional careers in the financial, business and government sectors.

The Bachelor of Business Analysis (BBA) will open the door to career pathways in accounting, economics, investment banking, stock broking, financial planning, and much more.

You could end up advising companies on how to increase their profits and reduce exposure to financial risk; or help private clients to grow their investment portfolios. Or you could become a policy advisor, helping government departments to make better decisions for the economy, jobs, housing or public transport.... [-]