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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 Certificate in Business Studies
CertBusStuds

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 Certificate in Business Studies requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Certificate in Business Studies shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits, including:

(a) at least 45 credits from courses selected from the Schedule to the Certificate;

(b) any compulsory courses identified in the Schedule to the Certificate;

(c) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Certificate in Business Studies is awarded without specialisation.

Completion Requirements

4. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Certificate in Business Studies

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
110.279 Auditing 15 credits P 115.112 or 115.102 or 110.100 or 110.230 R 110.274
110.289 Taxation 15 credits P 110.100 or 110.230 or 115.102 or 115.112 R 10.283, 110.274
110.303 Integrative Accounting 15 credits P 240 credits inclusive of 110.209 or 110.313; 110.229 or 110.223; and at least 15 credits at 300-level with a 110 prefix from the BBS Schedule.
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
110.369 Forensic Accounting 15 credits P 110.249 and 110.279
110.379 Advanced Auditing 15 credits P 110.109 or 110.215 or 110.230; and 110.279 or 110.274
110.380 Estate and Tax Planning 15 credits P 110.274 or 110.289 or 125.211 C 125.211
110.389 Advanced Taxation 15 credits P 110.109 or 110.215 or 110.230; and 110.289 or 110.274 R 110.783
114.240 Organisational Behaviour 15 credits  
114.241 Principles of Human Resources Management 15 credits  
114.254 Employment Relations 15 credits  
114.330 Equity and Diversity in the Workplace 15 credits  
114.331 Contemporary HRM and Employment Relations 15 credits P 114.241 or 114.254
114.332 Decent Work 15 credits P 114.241 or 114.254
114.396 Strategic Human Resource Management 15 credits P 114.241
115.109 Introduction to Business Data Analysis 15 credits  
115.111 Strategic Workplace Communication 15 credits R 219.100
115.112 Accounting for Business 15 credits R 115.102
115.113 Economics of Business 15 credits R 115.106
115.114 Finance Fundamentals 15 credits R 115.105
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
115.212 Fundamentals of Leadership and Teamwork 15 credits P 90 credits at 100 level
125.111 Managing your Personal Finances 15 credits  
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
125.250 Financial Modelling 15 credits P 115.114 or 115.105
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
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
127.343 Applied Property Valuation 15 credits P 127.242
127.378 Property Economics 15 credits  
152.203 Business and Society 15 credits R 52.101
152.230 Entrepreneurship 15 credits  
152.232 Small Business Management 15 credits  
152.250 Managing Organisations 15 credits R 152.200
152.252 Project Management 15 credits  
152.261 International Business 15 credits  
152.264 International Supply Chain Management 15 credits R 152.263
152.270 Māori Management 15 credits  
152.304 Managing Services 15 credits  
152.325 Designing and Developing Organisations 15 credits P Any 200 level course from the 152 course prefix series R 152.360, 152.303, 152.341
152.330 Enterprise Development 15 credits  
152.331 Scaling and Growth 15 credits P 152.233 or 152.234
152.333 New Venture Project 15 credits  
152.336 Leadership Practice 15 credits R 152.328 and 152.329
152.337 New Venture Development 15 credits P 152.233, 152.234 and 152.331 R 152.333
152.338 Cultural Perspectives on Entrepreneurship 15 credits P 152.233 or 152.234
152.350 Strategic Management and Governance 15 credits P Any 200 level Management course R 152.341 and 152.365
152.355 Sustainability Issues, Challenges and Responses 15 credits P Any 200 level course from the 152 course prefix series R 152.392
152.366 Operational Management of International Business 15 credits  
152.370 Te Whanaketanga o te Pakihi Māori - Advanced Māori Business Development and Management 15 credits  
153.204 Negotiation Principles 15 credits R 153.307
155.110 Retail Law 15 credits R 115.103, 115.211
155.201 Law of Property 15 credits P 115.211 or 115.103 or 155.202 R 155.216, 155.700
155.202 Essentials of Law 15 credits  
155.203 Law of Business Organisations 15 credits P 115.211 or 115.103 or 155.202 R 155.200, 155.700
155.210 Commercial Law 15 credits P 115.211 or 115.103 or 155.202 R 155.200, 155.700
155.301 Employment Law 15 credits P 115.211 or 115.103 or 155.202 or 114.254; or 153.200 and 153.202 R 152.351, 155.700
155.313 Commercial Transactions Contrary to Conscience 15 credits P 115.211 or 115.103 or 155.202 R 155.700
155.315 Sport Law 15 credits  
156.231 Strategic Marketing Management 15 credits P 115.116 or 115.104 or 156.200
156.232 Consumer Behaviour 15 credits P 115.116 or 115.104 or 156.200 or 75 credits for non Business students
156.233 Marketing Research 15 credits P 115.116 or 115.104 or 156.200 or 75 credits for non Business students.
156.235 Social Media and Digital Marketing 15 credits P 115.116 or 115.104 or 156.200 or 75 credits for non-Business students
156.237 Marketing Communication and Advertising 15 credits P 115.116 or 115.104 or 156.200 R 156.234 or 156.236
156.238 Marketing New Products 15 credits P 115.116 or 115.104 or 156.200
156.333 Market Analysis 15 credits P 156.231 and 156.233
156.334 Marketing Consultancy Project 15 credits P 156.231 and any 156.2xx course
156.338 International Marketing 15 credits P 156.231 and 156.232
156.339 Omni-Channel Retail Marketing 15 credits P 156.231 or 290.2xx
156.340 Customer Intelligence 15 credits P 156.233
156.341 Branding 15 credits P 156.231 and 156.232
157.151 Living and Working with Technology 15 credits R 157.150, 157.100
157.216 Management, Analytics and Decision Making 15 credits  
157.240 Social Media Networks for Business 15 credits  
157.241 Technology Trends for Organisations 15 credits P 157.150 or 157.151 or 115.107 or 158.1xx or 159.1xx R 157.242
157.325 Information Management Project 15 credits P 157.24x C 157.341 R 157.381,157.342
157.340 Organisational Knowledge Management 15 credits P 114.2xx or 152.2xx or 157.2xx or 158.2xx or 159.2xx
157.350 Technology Governance and Risk Management 15 credits R 57.301, 157.373, 157.341
157.394 Managing Technology Projects and Programmes 15 credits P 114.2xx or 152.2xx or 157.2xx or 158.2xx or 159.2xx
161.101 Statistics for Business 15 credits R 115.101, 161.100, 161.120, 161.130, 161.140
178.100 Principles of Macroeconomics 15 credits  
178.111 Quantitative Methods for Economics 15 credits  
178.200 Intermediate Macroeconomics 15 credits P 178.100
178.201 Intermediate Microeconomics 15 credits P 115.113 or 115.106
178.221 Methods of Economic Analysis 15 credits P 115.113 or 115.106 or any 178.1xx course
178.250 Contemporary Economic Issues 15 credits  
178.280 Introduction to Econometrics 15 credits P 115.101 or 161.101 or 178.111; and 115.106 or 115.113
178.300 Advanced Macroeconomics 15 credits P 178.200
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
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
178.360 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics 15 credits  
178.370 Development Economics 15 credits  
178.380 Applied Econometrics 15 credits P 178.220 or 178.280 R 178.321 and 178.320
197.288 Creative Industries 15 credits P 75 credits at 100 level
197.388 Creative Enterprise 15 credits P 75 Credits at 200 Level R 198.481, 212.425, 221.382, 222.382, 223.425, 224.382
219.203 Business Communication 15 credits R 114.100, 114.253, 219.100
219.204 News Media and Society 15 credits R 114.264
219.205 Professional Presentations in Business 15 credits R 114.285
219.206 Communication and Technological Change 15 credits R 114.263, 14.263
219.209 Public Relations Practice 15 credits  
219.302 Gender and Communication in Organisations 15 credits R 114.358
219.303 Organisational Communication 15 credits R 114.353
219.304 Cross-Cultural Communication 15 credits R 114.354
219.305 Public Relations Management 15 credits P 219.209 R 114.363
219.307 Interpersonal Communication 15 credits R 219.201,114.261,14.352
219.335 Media Law and Ethics 15 credits R 219.331
222.215 Brand Communication 15 credits P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts or 75 credits at 100 level including 115.116 or 115.104
224.205 Design for Display 15 credits P 75 credits at 100 level R 197.205
240.260 Logistics and Supply Chain Fundamentals 15 credits R 115.260
240.364 Purchasing and Supply Management 15 credits P 240.260 or 240.261 or 240.263 R 240.360, 240.361
240.365 Demand Chain Management 15 credits P 240.260 or 240.261 or 240.263 R 240.360, 240.361
290.100 Retail Practice Internship 15 credits C 290.102 R 290.101
290.102 Fundamentals of Retailing 15 credits  
290.201 Retail Knowledge Internship 15 credits C 290.202
290.202 Retail Operations 15 credits P 290.102
290.203 Retail Buying and Planning 15 credits P 290.102 or 240.260
290.204 Store Design and Visual Merchandising 15 credits P 290.102 or 224.157
290.301 Retail Experience Internship 30 credits P 290.201 C 290.302 R 115.388
290.302 Retail Strategy and Business Planning 15 credits P 290.202

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