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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Bachelor of Applied Economics
BApplEcon

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Degree of Applied Economics requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Applied Economics shall follow a flexible programme of study which shall consist of courses totalling at least 360 credits, comprising:

(a) not more than 180 credits at the 100 level; and

(b) at least 270 credits from the Schedule to the Degree;

(c) at least 90 credits at the 300 level from the Schedule to the Degree;

and including:

(d) the core Economics, Numeracy and Business Communication courses as specified in Schedule A for the Degree;

(e) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Bachelor of Applied Economics is awarded without a major.

4. Candidates may complete a minor by passing at least 60 credits for one of the Bachelor of Applied Economics minoring subjects, including:

(a) at least 45 credits above 100 level; and

(b) at least 15 credits at 300 level.

5. The requirements for each minor are set out in Schedule B for the Degree of Applied Economics.

6. Minors available in the Bachelor of Applied Economics are: Accountancy; Finance; and Valuation and Property Management.

Completion Requirements

7. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees will apply.

8. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Diploma in Business Studies should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

10. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who have completed at least 15 credits towards the Bachelor of Applied Economics prior to 1 January 2017 may be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed for one or more of the courses included in the Schedule to the degree. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2020.

Schedule for the Bachelor of Applied Economics

Schedule A: Core courses

Economics courses

60 credits from

115.113 Economics of Business 15 credits R 115.106
178.100 Principles of Macroeconomics 15 credits  
178.200 Intermediate Macroeconomics 15 credits P 178.100
178.201 Intermediate Microeconomics 15 credits P 115.113 or 115.106

At least 15 credits from

178.300 Advanced Macroeconomics 15 credits P 178.200
178.308 Economic Analysis of Money, Banking and Financial Markets 15 credits P Any 178.2xx course R 178.300

At least 15 credits from

178.301 Advanced Microeconomics 15 credits P 178.201
178.307 Markets, Firms and Consumers 15 credits P 178.201 or 178.204 or 125.230; or (115.113 or 115.106 or 178.101) and 178.280

Numeracy Courses

At least 15 credits from

160.103 Introductory University Mathematics 15 credits R A student who has passed 160.131, 160.132, 160.133, 160.101, 160.111, 160.112, 228.171 or 228.172 may not be also credited with a pass in 160.103 that is obtained in either the same or a subsequent examination period.
160.131 Mathematics for Business I 15 credits R 160.103, 160.132, 160.231. A student who has passed 160.101, 160.111, 160.112 or 160.133 may not be also credited with a pass in 160.103 or 160.131 that is obtained in either the same or a subsequent examination period.

At least 15 credits from

161.101 Statistics for Business 15 credits R 115.101, 161.100, 161.120, 161.130, 161.140
161.120 Introductory Statistics 15 credits R 115.101, 161.100, 161.101, 161.130, 161.140
178.111 Quantitative Methods for Economics 15 credits  

At least 30 credits from

178.280 Introduction to Econometrics 15 credits P 115.101 or 161.101 or 178.111; and 115.106 or 115.113
178.380 Applied Econometrics 15 credits P 178.220 or 178.280 R 178.321 and 178.320

Business Communication Courses (At least 15 credits from)

219.100 Introduction to Business Communication 15 credits R 114.100, 114.253, 219.203
230.111 Tū Kupu: Writing and Inquiry 15 credits R 230.100, 119.155, 119.177, 237.130, 247.155, 250.100, 247.177

Schedule B: Minors

Accountancy (60 credits)

Selection from

110.109 Introductory Financial Accounting 15 credits P 115.112 or 115.102 or 110.100 C 115.112 or 115.102 R 110.215, 110,230, 110.213 (1999)
110.209 Intermediate Financial Accounting 15 credits P 110.109 or 110.215 or 110.230 R 10.210, 10.213 (Pre 1999), 110.313
110.229 Management Accounting 15 credits P 110.109 or 110.215 or 110.230 R 10.200, 10.220, 110.223
110.249 Accounting Information Systems 15 credits P 110.109 or 110.215 or 110.230. R 10.240, 110.243
110.309 Advanced Financial Accounting 15 credits P 110.209 or 110.313 R 110.713, 10.310
110.329 Advanced Management Accounting 15 credits P 110.229 or 110.223 R 110.320

Finance (60 credits)

Selection from

115.114 Finance Fundamentals 15 credits R 115.105
125.220 Financial Institutions and Markets 15 credits R 125.221
125.230 Business Finance 15 credits P 115.114 or 115.105
125.241 Introduction to Investments 15 credits P 115.114 or 115.105 R 125.240
125.320 International Finance 15 credits P 125.230; and one of 125.220 or 125.241 or 110.209 or 152.261
125.330 Advanced Business Finance 15 credits P 125.230; and one of 125.320 or 125.340 or 125.350 or 125.364 or 110.309 C 125.320 or 125.340 or 125.350 or 125.364 or 110.309
125.340 Investment Analysis 15 credits P 125.241 R 125.342
125.350 Financial Risk Management 15 credits P 125.230; and either 125.220 or 125.241
125.364 Bank Financial Management 15 credits P 115.114 or 115.105; and 125.220 R 125.360, 125.361, 125.362, 125.363

Valuation and Property Management (60 credits)

Selection from

127.241 Property Market Principles 15 credits  
127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation 15 credits R 127.255
127.245 Introduction to Property Finance and Investment 15 credits P 115.114 or 115.105
127.341 Property Management and Development 15 credits P 127.241
127.342 Applied Property Finance and Investment 15 credits P 127.241, 127.242, 127.245 and one of 127.341 or 127.343 or 127.378 C 127.341 or 127.343 or 127.378
127.378 Property Economics 15 credits  

Schedule C: Elective courses

112.248 Food and Agribusiness Value Chains 15 credits P 119.180
112.302 Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits P 112.248
115.112 Accounting for Business 15 credits R 115.102
115.115 Management in Context 15 credits R 115.108
115.116 Introduction to Marketing 15 credits R 115.104
115.211 Business Law 15 credits P 90 credits at 100-level R 115.103, 155.110
157.151 Living and Working with Technology 15 credits R 157.150, 157.100
178.111 Quantitative Methods for Economics 15 credits  
178.221 Methods of Economic Analysis 15 credits P 115.113 or 115.106 or any 178.1xx course
178.242 Land Economics 15 credits P Any 178.1xx course or 115.113 or 115.106
178.250 Contemporary Economic Issues 15 credits  
178.328 Project Evaluation 15 credits P Any 178.1xx course
178.352 Survey of International Economics 15 credits P 178.200, 178.201, and either 178.250 or 178.280; and either 178.300 or 178.301 C 178.300 or 178.301 R 178.350
178.358 International Trade in Agri-food Products 15 credits P Any 178.1xx course or 119.156 R 178.357
178.360 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics 15 credits  
178.370 Development Economics 15 credits  

Approved courses from any other degree offered by the University

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