Bachelor of Business(BBus)

The AIS Bachelor of Business (BBus) programme is designed to enable students to become problem-solving professionals who can adapt to a fast-changing world and make a meaningful contribution to society, locally and internationally.

The Bachelor of Business (BBus) is a contemporary programme of study for students who wish to pursue a career in business across a diverse range of industries. Graduates of the BBus will be well-equipped to meet demand for their capabilities and address the needs of employers, including those in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. In addition, graduates will have acquired both general and specialist knowledge in business, experience in applying that knowledge, and transferrable skills.

The Bachelor of Business consists of 360 credits, of which a minimum of 75 credits at level 7 is required. Study pathways in Accounting, Marketing, Facilities Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, and Tourism and Hospitality Management are available, with a suite of courses recommended for each pathway.

The BBus is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). With careful selection of your electives, you can satisfy the academic requirements for admission to CAANZ and CPA Australia membership, a big step toward becoming a professionally qualified accountant.

BBus NZQA Qualification Overview

To enrol online for your preferred trimester, click on the start date below.

Job Opportunities

A career in business across a diverse range of industries and in one or more of the following disciplines:

Accounting, Marketing, Facilities Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Programme Structure/Courses

The programme comprises 12 Compulsory Courses:

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Choose Elective Courses

Choose a minimum of 120 credits from the elective courses of the study pathways. 

Study Pathways

Accounting 

Marketing 

Facilities Management 

Procurement and Supply Chain Management 

Tourism and Hospitality Management 

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Choose a Completion Pathway

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Duration & Start Dates

Duration
28-36 months full-time

Start Dates in 2023
Apply here for Trimester 1: 31 January 2023
Apply here for Trimester 2: 22 May 2023
Apply here for Trimester 3: 11 September 2023

Trimesters and scheduled breaks:
Trimester 1, 2023 - 31 January to 5 May
Trimester 2, 2023 - 22 May to 25 August
Trimester 3, 2023 - 11 September to 15 December

Entry Requirements

  1. A minimum of 14 NCEA credits in each of 3 subjects at Level 3, and a minimum of 14 numeracy credits at Level 1 or higher, and a minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 2 or higher; or
  2. Successful tertiary study; or
  3. Equivalent overseas qualification; and
  4. IELTS (Academic) 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) / TOEFL iBT 60 (with a writing score of 18) / PToE academic score of 50 with no band lower than 42 / NZCEL (Academic) (Level 4)
  5. 17 years and over

Fees

International Students

2023 Programme Fees: NZ$20,000 per 120 credits 
Resource Fees: NZ$960 
Total: NZ$20,960 per 120 credits 
Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$300 per year (or NZ$30 per month or part thereof).

Domestic Students

2023 Programme Fees: NZ$4,360 per 120 credits 
Resource Fees: NZ$960 
Total: NZ$5,320 per 120 credits 
Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$300 per year (or NZ$30 per month or part thereof).

Note: International students from Pacific Island countries should contact Sonia Giraldo for tuition fee details:

Phone: +64 9 815 1717 ext 638
Email: soniag@ais.ac.nz

This programme is eligible for a student loan from Studylink. Contact Studylink on 0800 88 99 00 or log on to www.studylink.govt.nz to apply for student finance.

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