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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    40,558 NZD

  • Application fee

    0 NZD

  • Years of study

    3 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    60 out of 100

Included
Industry Project
optional
Internship

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 08-December-2021 08-December-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2022 04-July-2022
Summer-January 01-December-2021 01-December-2021
Summer-January 01-December-2022 01-December-2022

Overview

Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems

Pursue a flexible business degree and gain strong communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills. Choose from 12 majors and complete a single or double major programme. A wide range of conjoint options are available.

The real-world skills, knowledge and experience you will gain, along with the programme’s world-class accreditation and strong links to industry, will see you thrive in any industry you choose.

What can you study in Information Systems?

In the digital age, almost every profession, discipline, and industry relies on information systems. Studying Information Systems provides you the technological and people skills that is essential to the design, development and management of the digital systems that we use every day.

Information Systems, as a major, is available through the BCom (Bachelor of Commerce) and is taught by the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management within the Business School

It is also available within the BSc (Bachelor of Science) in the Faculty of Science in a major called Information and Technology Management.

Programme structure

In your second year you’ll engage in a Business Consulting core course. 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.

Smart cost estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$56,962

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$40,558

Tuition

1 person

Academic requirements

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) 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 recognised university (or smilar institution) overseas.
  • Grade required = GPE 3.0 (60-64%)

Other pathway to study

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

Required documents

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

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
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 programmes

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

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

To be eligible for FCertEAP, students must:

  • Hold a conditional offer of place from a New Zealand tertiary institution that recognises 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 2021 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

Postgraduate

Overall

Writing

Other bands

5.5

5.5

5.0

42

42

36

70

21

14

To be eligible for EPUS, students must:

  • Hold a conditional offer of place from a New Zealand tertiary institution which recognises EPUS
  • Meet the IELTS score requirements below as based on the score needed for your undergraduate programme. IELTS Indicator can also be accepted during 2021 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


Career opportunities

  • Application developer/consultant
  • Business analyst/consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Data communications specialist
  • IT Consultant
  • Network administrator
  • Project manager
  • Web applications developer

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