Bachelor Degrees in New Zealand

Find 75 Top Bachelor Programs in New Zealand 2017/2018

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Ranked by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's Programme for International Student Assessment, New Zealand's education system ranks the seventh best in the world. 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. The University of Aukland is the highest internationally ranked academic institution in New Zealand, hosting approximately 39,000 students. The Victoria University of Wellington, the University of Otago and the Auckland University of Technology also offer a range of Bachelor programs for students in New Zealand. Tuition costs and added fees depend on the university, program and the student applying, with national New Zealanders' fees being subsidized by the government.

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Bachelor of Computing, Communications and Technology

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years July 2018 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Gain the theoretical and applied knowledge of both the hardware and software fields of computing with specialisations in the design and maintenance of computer systems, databases, programming, operating systems, computer networking, internet and web development, gaming and animation, technical support and embedded controller applications for a wide range of industries. [+]

Bachelors in New Zealand 2017/2018. Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 3 years Programme aim The primary aim of the this programme is to provide students with a thorough theoretical and applied knowledge of both the hardware and software fields of computing with specialisations in the design and maintenance of computer systems, databases, programming, operating systems, computer networking, internet and web development, gaming and animation, technical support and embedded controller applications for a wide range of industries. This will enable them to be work ready on graduation, and to maintain their currency and develop their discipline by ongoing professional development. Specialist majors in this programme Single major, students may achieve an endorsement: Computing Technical, Multimedia/Web or Systems Design. Double major, students may achieve two endorsements for the relevant majors completed. Award information Included qualifications Diploma in Computing and Communications Technology (Level 5), Diploma in Computing and Communications Technology (Level 6) and Diploma in Information Technology To achieve the award of the Bachelor of Computing Communications and Technology students must pass a total of 360 credits, including: a maximum of 150 credits at Level 5; a minimum of 120 credits at Level 6; and a minimum of 75 credits at Level 7. No Major 165 compulsory credits; and 195 elective credits. Single Major 165 compulsory credits; 120 credits in a chosen major from the options list; and 75 elective credits. Double Major 165 compulsory credits; 240... [-]

Bachelor of Arts and Media

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years February 2018 New Zealand Nelson Auckland + 2 more

Our Bachelor of Arts and Media programme will provide you with the fundamental skills to move into personal practice or a variety of careers within the arts, design and media industries, or to pursue further study. [+]

Study art and design in the creative hub of Nelson. Based in a region blessed with stunning natural landscapes and an abundance of sunshine hours, you'll be able to draw on the same creative influences that have attracted more than 350 practicing artists and designers to the region. Our Bachelor of Arts and Media programme will provide you with the fundamental skills to move into personal practice or a variety of careers within the arts, design and media industries, or to pursue further study. You'll develop the ability to generate innovative ideas and design solutions grounded in academic and technical excellence, effective use of visual language and extensive specialist knowledge in 2-D and 3-D design including painting, graphic design, animation, photography, digital video, illustration and jewellery. The studio courses offered in the degree are flexible enough to enable you to follow your own interests and directions. You have the option to select your own pathway so you can specialise in the subject that most suits your career aspirations. Entry requirements Academic Requirements http://www.nmit.ac.nz/study/applying/entry-requirements/ [-]

Bachelor of Sport & Recreation

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Tauranga

Experience a mind-blowing adventure through the human body and find out what it’s capable of! This is how you turn a passion for sport, health and fitness into a rewarding career. [+]

Bachelors in New Zealand 2017/2018. Experience a mind-blowing adventure through the human body and find out what it’s capable of! This is how you turn a passion for sport, health and fitness into a rewarding career. It’s a highly enjoyable programme with plenty of hours spent at sport organisations and recreation centres, gaining industry knowledge and making valuable contacts. Topics include anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise prescription, coaching, outdoor leadership, personal training, legal issues, event management, sports psychology, and athletic conditioning. A new paper even gives you the option of studying sport performance analysis – providing play by play live feedback to enhance individual or team performances. You’ll also enjoy field trips to the Ruapehu ski fields, the AUT Millennium Institute of Sport and Health, and the University of Auckland anatomy labs. Key points: Award-winning motivated tutors Get all the advantages of this highly recognised AUT Degree without leaving the Bay Fantastic pool, gym and exercise studio facilities Content Details Topics include anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise prescription, coaching, outdoor leadership, personal training, legal issues, event management, sports psychology, and athletic conditioning. A new paper even gives you the option of studying sport performance analysis – providing play by play live feedback to enhance individual or team performances. You’ll also enjoy field trips to the Ruapehu ski fields, the AUT Millennium Institute of Sport and Health, and the University of Auckland anatomy labs. Year One Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Knowledge, Enquiry and Communication Nutrition, Activity and Health Managing Sport... [-]

Bachelor of Creative Industries

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 New Zealand Tauranga

Blending graphic design, visual art and fashion in an interdisciplinary setting, the Bachelor of Creative Industries is all about allowing you to learn the diverse range of skills required by creative industries. [+]

Blending graphic design, visual art and fashion in an interdisciplinary setting, the Bachelor of Creative Industries is all about allowing you to learn the diverse range of skills required by creative industries. Taught in connected learning spaces supporting creativity and collaboration, you’ll learn by doing using unique learning tools and taught by some of New Zealand’s most talented artists, fashion designers and leading industry experts. Real-world outcomes ensure our graduates are what industry demands – people who are able to communicate and collaborate and to provide amazing possibilities across a wide range of creative industries. Key points: Collaborative creativity across graphic design, visual art and fashion Creative thinking and problem solving techniques Real world projects Business skills for creatives Practical skills in graphic design, visual art and fashion technologies Artistic authenticity, integrity and independence Content Details Available Majors Visual Art (VA) Explore a range of 2D technologies in painting, drawing, printmaking and process image. Experiment with 3D construction techniques and technologies utilising a range of media. Move onto digital technologies and installation practice to test unique exhibition presentation methods. Graphic Design (GD) Gain a solid foundation in design. Work collaboratively in teams to create client briefs and develop unique solutions to a range of real world problems including branding, illustration, packaging or photography. Advance your software skills and then extend them in the second and third year to encompass new fields such as digital illustration, moving image, animation and studio practice. Fashion Design (FD) Create, design, innovate. See your ideas... [-]

Bachelor of Creative Technologies

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Study a range of technologies: art; graphic design; fashion; and interior design, to participate and contribute to the creative industries. [+]

Bachelors in New Zealand 2017/2018. Programme aim Study a range of technologies: art; graphic design; fashion; and interior design, to participate and contribute to the creative industries. The programme is delivered within an applied and collaborative creative technologies environment learners will scaffold and broaden their knowledge, skills and application. Award information To achieve the award of the Bachelor of Creative Technologies: Te Tohu Paetahi Tū Tāngata, students must pass a total of 360 credits as specified in the programme structure, including: 120 credits at Level 5; 135 credits at Level 6; and 105 credits at Level 7. Knowledge and skills you will gain Upon successful completion graduates within their creative technologies discipline will be able to: Apply creative thinking skills, theoretical knowledge and specialised skills to generate innovative creative works. Critically analyse information and apply research skills to develop and refine ideas, towards producing creative outputs. Demonstrate professional and ethical business practices and prepare for selected career. Sustain a studio practice employing principles of analytical and critical investigation and experimentation. Demonstrate intellectual independence, critical thinking and analytic rigour when evaluating own work and the work of others. Inventively apply traditional and emerging technologies to create solutions for real world design challenges. Work effectively both independently and collaboratively to manage project briefs from inception to completion. Effectively communicate to a range of audiences using a variety of strategies. Identify business opportunities, systems and strategies for small business concepts, products or services within the creative sector being cognisant of sustainability. Identify personal... [-]

Bachelor of Applied Hospitality and Tourism Management

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years July 2018 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

This qualification provides students who have a particular interest in the service sector a range of specialised learning in the tourism and hotel/hospitality industry. The specialist knowledge gained from the Hotel Management major is to clearly give advantage to students who wish to pursue careers in the hotel/hospitality industry. [+]

Information for international students Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 3 years Programme aim This qualification provides students who have a particular interest in the service sector a range of specialised learning in the tourism and hotel/hospitality industry. The specialist knowledge gained from the Hotel Management major is to clearly give advantage to students who wish to pursue careers in the hotel/hospitality industry. Similarly, the Tourism Operations major allows for specialist advantage in the nature of Tourism operations. Those choosing to study the degree without majors are able to determine their learning to accommodate diversity in both tourism operations and hotel management. Students' study is complimented with business, management and communications skills enabling graduates the ability to contribute in hotel/hospitality and tourism at varying levels of decision making. Specialist majors in this programme Hotel Management, Tourism Operations Award information To achieve the award of theBachelor of Tourism Management, students must pass a total of 360 credits, including: a maximum of 15 credits at Level 4; a maximum of 150 credits at Level 5; a minimum of 120 credits at Level 6; a minimum of 75 credits at Level 7. No Major 210 compulsory credits; 60 credits from the options list; and 90 elective credits. Single Major 210 compulsory credits; 75 credits in a chosen major and 30 additional credits from the options list; and 45 elective credits. Double Major 210 compulsory credits; 150 credits in two chosen... [-]

Bachelor in Fashion Design

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

Whitecliffe Fashion Design graduates think creatively, take risks, and have a high level of industry standard technical skill. They are innovators with a personal vision who build careers as highly respected professionals within the fashion industry. [+]

Bachelors in New Zealand 2017/2018. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design Whitecliffe Fashion Design graduates think creatively, take risks, and have a high level of industry standard technical skill. They are innovators with a personal vision who build careers as highly respected professionals within the fashion industry.

Fashion Design is an influential and creative medium offering a dynamic means of personal expression. Fashion is fast to react to global socio-economic and cultural events and represents contemporary concerns of the designer and the wearer, as well as providing a dialogue between the past and the present. The Whitecliffe Fashion Design major encourages students to challenge the traditional boundaries of fashion and to foster their creativity while developing high levels of experimentation and technical skills. What To Expect Whitecliffe’s Fashion Design major encourages you to challenge ideas, re-examine boundaries and foster creativity while experimenting and developing the strong technical skills required for a future in the fashion industry. The Fashion Design major focuses on design development and research, pattern drafting and garment construction. Industry targeted workshops include fashion technology, pattern drafting, and garment construction, design and concept development, tailoring and fabric manipulation techniques. Studio practice is complemented by courses in fashion history, theory, illustration, and professional practices. Classes are small and provide a nurturing learning environment with a strong focus on individual students. BFA Year Two Year Two students can choose a specialist area to work in, such as women’s wear or men’s wear within an overall framework of both... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design
Campus Full time March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

Whitecliffe Fine Arts graduates create compelling and powerful visual expressions of their ideas. By understanding and operating within the ever-expanding field of visual art, they learn to adapt quickly, think critically, and take a lead in shaping contemporary culture. [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts Whitecliffe Fine Arts graduates create compelling and powerful visual expressions of their ideas. By understanding and operating within the ever-expanding field of visual art, they learn to adapt quickly, think critically, and take a lead in shaping contemporary culture.

The development of a sustainable art practice through a variety of creative media is the cornerstone of Fine Arts study at Whitecliffe. Students explore traditional and contemporary materials, techniques and approaches in relation to their projects. Each student's understanding of theoretical and visual issues is developed and challenged in order to help them position their work in relation to relevant national and international art. Exploration Fine Arts students develop skills and experience with painting, printmaking, photography, video, digital media and spatial installation. From entering the Fine Arts major in year two, students respond to set assignments which develop formal and conceptual skills while leaving latitude for individual thematic interpretation. As students progress they are encouraged to reflect upon the strengths of their work and develop their own creative voice. This process enables them to have an increasing hand in the development of their own programmes of study while remaining under the close supervision of lecturers. Students majoring in Fine Arts they are mainly situated St Georges Bay Road Studios and are assigned their own studio facilities with access seven days a week. In addition to receiving regular feedback on their work throughout the course (sometimes from external sources), students must stage assessment exhibitions within their studios... [-]

Bachelor of Social Work

Massey University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years March 2018 New Zealand Auckland Palmerston North + 2 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 recognised 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. [+]

Bachelors in New Zealand 2017/2018. 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 recognised 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 recognised 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 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... [-]

Bachelor of Design (Hons)

Massey University
Online Full time 4 years March 2018 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 enrol 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 These are compulsory. You must enrol in both: 237.130 Communication in Creative Cultures 237.131 Conversations in Creative Cultures Elective courses Your choice of two courses from a wide range, covering topics in art, design, creative media, creative writing, expressive arts, business, marketing, communication and beyond. Bachelor of Design with Honours structure The Bachelor of Design with Honours is the best preparation for becoming a well-rounded designer, whatever your chosen field of practice. Regardless of what major you choose, your degree has the same basic structure: Year One: fundamental design skills & principles Studio courses in... [-]

Bachelor of Applied Management

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years July 2018 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Take a holistic view of organisations and examine the interface between education, organisations and the community from a socioeconomic perspective to a specific business field. [+]

Bachelors in New Zealand 2017/2018. Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, May, July, November Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 3 years Programme aim This degree offers students a programme of study that will enable them to take a holistic view of organisations and examine the interface between education, organisations and the community from a socioeconomic perspective to a specific business field. This qualification will provide students with the skills and knowledge of management required to successfully work in the business sector of Aotearoa/New Zealand. This degree also aims to provide regional contextualisation for applied management study. Award information To achieve the award of the Bachelor of Applied Management, students must pass a total of 360 credits, including: a maximum of 150 credits at Level 5; a minimum of 120 credits at Level 6; a minimum of 90 credits at Level 7. Single Major 195 compulsory credits; 75 credits in a chosen major and 45 additional credits from the Options List; and 45 elective credits. Double Major 195 compulsory credits; 150 credits in two chosen majors (75 for each major) from the Options List; and 15 elective credits. Double major (which includes Accounting as one major) 195 compulsory credits; and 165 credits in two chosen majors (includes 90 credits for the accounting major) from the Options List. NZICA Pathway To achieve the NZICA Pathway, students must achieve all compulsory courses, all courses within the Accounting major specific options list, MGMT.5920 and MGMT.6911.... [-]

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. At the University of Waikato: We consistently place in the top 100 for education in the international QS subject rankings, which assesses more than 800 universities across the world. Our staff are dedicated to inspiring the next generation of teachers and improving classroom practice and conducting research inquiry of their own in their specialist areas. We have: 50+ years of teacher education a wide variety of programmes a small student to staff ratio school experience from the first day of your degree, right through until your final year Strong partnerships with schools and ECE centres... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in New Zealand 2017/2018. 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. As a university located in the heart of the Waikato Region, we are proud to foster collaborative relationships with some of the country's top sports organisations and facilities. Our partnerships allow students to get a taste of industry careers from high performance sport (Waikato Chiefs, BOP Magic and Cycling NZ) to community organisations (Sport Waikato, Parafed and Disabilities Waikato). Our facilities boast the latest equipment in sport science specialisations, namely The University of Waikato Sports Labratory at the Cambridge Avantidrome and The University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance, in Tauranga. Both are equipped with cutting-edge facilities to test athlete performance, exercise and recovery, including an environmental chamber for altitude training. Specialisations Movement Cultures You'll understand the social and cultural aspects of consuming, producing and experiencing sport and leisure in contemporary and historical... [-]

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. You'll study for your BSW at Waikato's Windermere Campus in Tauranga. During your studies, you'll learn about a wide range of topics: social policy and social issues, social science research and social work approaches and decision making. You'll learn about family and children at risk. You'll also develop your knowledge and skills in the areas of community development and bicultural and multicultural social work practices. The BSW may be awarded with Honours. When you've finished your studies, there are a range of different organisations you might like to work for including district health boards, family services, government agencies, non-profit organisations or iwi social services. Career opportunities Case Manager Community Development Worker Policy... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in New Zealand 2017/2018. 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. We offer a range of exciting subjects and specialisations to choose from. Two of our major subjects – Geography and Sociology – are ranked among the top 250 in the world (QS Rankings). This degree may also be studied at the University of Waikato in Tauranga. ... [-]