Bachelor of Retail and Business Management

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Entry requirements

To enrol in the BRBM degree you must have an entrance to university qualification, either through Bursaries and Scholarship Examinations, NCEA, New Zealand University Entrance, Admission with Equivalent Status, Discretionary Entrance or Special Admission.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Credits and prior learning

Candidates who, in the opinion of the Academic Board, have passed with sufficient merit subjects for a Retail qualification registered on the NZ Qualifications Framework at Level 5 or higher, may be cross-credited with specified or unspecified courses not exceeding a total of 120 credits.

Bachelor of Retail and Business Management structure

The Bachelor of Retail and Business Management degree requires completion of at least 360 credits of study, with not more than 150 credits at 100-level, at least 75 credits at 300-level, and at least 300 credits selected from the Schedule to the Degree, the core courses listed in Schedule A to the qualification and attend field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

All students must take a core of compulsory courses consisting of 300 credits.

Students may complete a minor by passing at least 60 credits in a specialisation, including at least 45 credits above 100-level, of which at least 15 credits must be at 300 level. Approved minors are Business Information Systems and Electronic Commerce, Design, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management and Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Retail Banking. Students may complete minors from any undergraduate degree within the University for which recognised minors are specified.

Students are required to complete 315 hours of practical work in external internships, students will be responsible for securing their own placements with suitable retail organisations, which must be approved by the internship coordinator:

  • 290.100 Retail Practice Internship (45 hours; 6 days)
  • 290.201 Retail Knowledge (90 hours; 12 days)
  • 290.301 Retail Experience (180 hours; 24 days)

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

Courses

Bachelor of Retail and Business Management Schedule

Schedule A: Compulsory Core courses (300 credits)

115.109, 115.112, 115.113, 115.115, 115.116, 155.110, 290.100, 290.102, 114.240, 156.231, 156.232, 156.339, 290.201, 290.202, 290.203, 290.204, 240.260, 290.301, 290.302.

Schedule B: Minors (60 credits)

Minors

Candidates may complete a minor by passing at least 60 credits in a specialisation, including at least 45 credits above 100-level, of which at least 15 credits must be at 300-level. The requirements for each minor are set out in Schedule B to the Qualification.

Approved minors are: Business Information Systems and E-Commerce, Design, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management and Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Retail Banking.

Minors may be included from any undergraduate degree within the University for which recognised minors are specified

  1. Where the minor is from another undergraduate degree the regulations of that programme for the minor will apply.
  2. No course may be credited to more than one specialisation.

Business Information Systems and Electronic Commerce

157.350 and 45 credits from 157.151, 156.235, 157.240, 157.241

Design

197.288, 222.215, 224.205, 197.388

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

240.263, 240.364, 240.365, 240.366

Management and Entrepreneurship

114.241, 114.254, 152.230, 152.232, 152.250, 152.252, 152.331, 152.336

Marketing

156.233, 156.235, 156.237, 156.238, 156.334, 156.338, 156.340, 156.341.

Retail Banking

125.220, 125.364, 125.365, and 1 from 115.114 or 125.211


How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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