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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Commerce in Finance

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Commerce in Finance

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $42,180 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Capstone Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-July 04-July-2023 2023-07-04
Summer-January 01-December-2023 2023-12-01
Fall-February 08-December-2023 2023-12-08
Winter-July 04-July-2024 2024-07-04

Overview

Bachelor of Commerce in Finance

Finance is one of the eleven subjects you can study in the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Auckland, often combined with Accounting or another Business subject as a double major.

What can you study in Finance ?

In Finance you will learn about capital markets and the financial decisions facing an organisation.

Stage I courses cover topics such as:

  • Accounting Concepts
  • General Mathematics

Stage II courses cover more specific topics such as:

  • Financial management
  • Introduction to investments

Stage III courses delve into more advanced finance topics, including:

  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Modern Investment Theory and Management
  • Risk Management
  • Banking and Financial Institutions

Programme structure

In your third year, you’ll choose a capstone core course – select from an industry-based project, a business simulation, a live business case or an internship.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$57,260

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $15,080
Tuition 1 person $42,180

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Birth Certificate or Passport or Citizenship Certificate
  • Official academic transcript
  • Official program completion certificate
  • Mark sheets
  • Relevant course outlines
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English and the original language version
  • English language proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

English Language Academy (ELA) pathway programs

You can meet undergraduate English-language requirements by successfully completing the following:

  • The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
  • The English Pathway for Undergraduate Studies (EPUS).

The ELA grades shown below are deemed to be equivalent to the following IELTS bands for admissions purposes.

  • IELTS 7.0: A- in FCertEAP or EPUS
  • IELTS 6.5: B- in FCertEAP or EPUS
  • IELTS 6.0: C- in FCertEAP or EPUS

 

1_ To be eligible for FCertEAP, students must: (Course length: 20 weeks)

  • Hold a conditional offer of place from a New Zealand tertiary institution that recognizes FCertEAP.
  • Meet the English Language entry requirements for FCertEAP through one of the below test results (see table). IELTS Indicator can also be accepted during 2022 until further notice.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

 IELTS PTE-ATOEFL iBT
Undergraduate

Overall

Writing

Other bands

5.0

5.0

4.5

36

36

29

60

18

12

2_ To be eligible for EPUS, students must: (Course length: 10 weeks)

  • Hold a conditional offer of place from a New Zealand tertiary institution that recognizes EPUS
  • Meet the IELTS score requirements below based on the score needed for your undergraduate program. IELTS Indicator can also be accepted during 2022 until further notice.

Academic IELTS Score Required 

For Undergraduate Programmes 

7.0 with no band less 

than 6.5

6.5 with no band less 

than 6.0

6.0 with no band less 

than 5.5

EPUS IELTS Score Requirements

Overall

Writing

Other bands

6.5

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

5.5

5.5

5.5

5.0

PTE Academic Score Requirements

Overall

Writing

Other bands

58

58

50

50

50

42

42

42

36

TOEFL iBT Score Requirements

Overall

Writing

Other bands

90

24

18

80

21

16

70

21

14


Academic background and requirement

Secondary school qualifications

India: You need to have one of the following:

  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 75 percent in the All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSC), Indian School Certificate (ISC), Karnataka, Maharashtra, and West Bengal State Board Examinations with a minimum of 70 percent in English.
  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 80 percent in all other Higher Secondary State Board Examinations with a minimum of 75 percent in English.

China:

  • The National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) is otherwise known as Gaokao. (Have a high school diploma or equivalent, Be in good health…) (Score required = 73)

Tertiary qualifications

You can transfer from another tertiary institution if you meet these requirements.

  • You need to have the following: One-year successful bachelor-degree level study at a recognized university (or similar institution) overseas.
  • Grade required = GPE 3.0 (60-64%)

Other pathways to study

  • Bridge your educational gap with a preparation and foundation program.

Career opportunities

  • Actuary
  • Capital investment manager
  • Chief financial officer (CFO)
  • Corporate banker/finance specialist
  • Debt collector
  • Financial adviser/analyst/planner
  • Insurance agent
  • Investment banker
  • Merchant banker
  • Merger and acquisition specialist
  • Mortgage broker
  • Stockbroker or treasurer

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