Undergraduate programme

Victoria University’s Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) programme is designed to equip you for a successful future in today’s exciting commercial environment. It provides a strong foundation of the essentials required for work in all areas of public administration and private business, while enabling you to focus the degree to suit your interests and career plans.

Faculty staff is international leaders in their fields, who regularly present original research at world conferences, publish in the best academic journals, and work closely with other universities and outstanding international companies.

The degree normally requires three years of full-time study over two semesters each year. For most major choices the first half of the degree can be completed in HCMC. Some majors (such as Information Systems and Electronic Commerce) require a longer period of study in Wellington.

There is a compulsory core of seven 100-level courses: ACCY 111 (Accounting), ECON 130 (Economic Principles and Issues), FCOM 111 (Government, Law and Business), INFO 101 (Foundations of Information Systems), MARK 101 (Principles of Marketing), MGMT 101 (Introduction to Management) and QUAN 102 (Statistics for Business).

All courses are taught in English on campus in HCMC and attendance at all classes is required.
You must choose at least one major from the list below.

BCom MAJOR SUBJECT AREAS: Accounting, Commercial Law, Econometrics, Economics, e-Commerce, Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Management Science, Marketing, Finance, and Public Policy.

BCom courses offered at Victoria’s HCMC campus

1. ACCY 111 (Accounting) – The preparation, use and social impact of accounting information, both within organisations and in external reporting.

2. ECON 130 (Economics Principles and Issues) – An introduction to economic principles and their application to issues facing households, businesses and government in the New Zealand economy and the international economic environment.

3. ECON 140 (Economic and strategic Behaviour) – Consumer choice, the strategic behaviour of firms under different market structures, public choice. Implications for management, marketing and public policy decisions, and the design of regulatory, fiscal and monetary policies. Responses to macroeconomic shocks.

4. INFO 101 (Foundation of Information Systems) – An examination of the role of information systems in the business operations, managerial decision-making and strategy of modern organisations. The course introduces the fundamental concepts of computer-based information systems acquisition and use.

5. IBUS 201 (Principles of International Business) – An introductory course in international business, providing comprehensive coverage of the issues facing firms in international markets. There are three main themes: 1) the external environment of international business, 2) international business strategy, and 3) international business operations.

6. MARK 101 (Principles of Marketing) – An introduction to the study of marketing and its role in developing a strategic customer/ client focus within commercial, public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

7. MARK 203 (Market Research) - Examines the key role of collecting, interpreting and analysing information to assist marketing managers in formulating marketing strategy. Market research methods and information technologies are covered in detail.

8. MGMT 101 (Introduction to Management) – This introductory course in management offers a broad perspective on modern management in the business, public and voluntary sectors, and examines key issues likely to face managers in the near future.

9. FINA 201 (Introduction to Corporate Finance) - An introduction to the fundamental concepts in corporate finance. Topics include the net present value method, alternative investment rules, capital budgeting, and the theories of capital structure.

10. QUAN 102 (Statistics for Business) – An introduction to techniques useful in business research or practice. Topics include graphs and diagrams, measures of location and dispersion, index numbers, probability, sampling, estimation and testing, correlation and simple regression.

11. QUAN 111 (Mathematics for Business and Finance) – Mathematical methods appropriate fir study of economics and financial set theory, functions, calculus of functions of one or several variables, financial mathematics, vectors, matrices and systems of linear equations.

12. INFO 102 ( Business Application Programming) - An introduction to the fundamental concepts of programming for business application development. The course covers the program development life cycle: gathering requirements, designing a solution, implementing a solution in a programming language, and testing the completed application.

13. INFO 201 (Introduction to Information Systems Management) - A study of the management of information systems in organisations. This course investigates the business impact of information systems from a managerial perspective.


14. ECON 201 (Intermediate Microeconomics) - This course in intermediate microeconomic analysis includes demand theory and applications of consumer behaviour, analysis of market structures, strategic behaviour, introductory welfare economics and analysis of public goods and externalities.


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