Course details

Bachelor of Commerce
Domestic tuition $5,822 per year
International tuition $12,432 per year
Course length 3 years
Completion rate 87%
NZQF Level 7
Employment rate 80%
In further study 13%
Median earnings $49,333
Job prospects
Great job prospects:
Employed - 80%
Further study - 13%
Median earnings: $49,333 (3 years after graduating)
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  • Accounting and Finance
  • Agriculture
  • Food and Resource Economics
  • Hotel and Tourism Management
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management and Global Business

About the course

Graduates from the Bachelor of Commerce will have attained a broad-based multi-disciplinary understanding of commerce theory and practice as well as proficiency in at least one specialist area within the discipline. They will be able to apply practical skills to the modern business world. All graduates will have the following attributes, together with specific attributes which will depend on their choice of major: Competence in the basic commerce subject areas of accounting, business management, corporate law, economics, finance, and marketing. Expertise in at least one area of specialisation as defined by the majors within the BCom. Advanced skills in analysis, critique, synthesis and problem solving. An ability to locate, acquire, evaluate, integrate and utilize information from a wide range of sources. The capacity to be a critical thinker capable of integrating new information into his or her understanding of issues to make well-informed decisions. The ability to extrapolate from knowledge and principles to solve new problems. An ability to exercise independent judgement. An ability to make use of appropriate technologies for research and communication in a commerce context. Competence in the use of basic mathematics and statistics. Organisational and time management skills. Having high standards of personal integrity and a commitment to ethical behaviour. Possessing an awareness of the key principles and practices underpinning sustainable activities and development. An international and multi-disciplinary perspective to knowledge. An ability to communicate effectively in formal and informal contexts to a wide range of audiences, in both written and oral forms. An ability to work with, and relate to, people from a wide range of backgrounds and communities.

Entry requirements

A New Zealand University entrance qualification or equivalent

About the provider

The University has a mission to help: feed the world, protect the future, and live well. It is predicted that by 2050 the world's population will reach 9.2 billion people: this will create challenges that need solutions. As the population grows, food supply and production will become key. So will sustaining the environment for future generations. As these two, potentially conflicting, concepts become increasingly pressing we will also want to be living well on our planet. Lincoln University is a uniquely and deliberately specialised university finding solutions for these challenges. To achieve our mission, Lincoln is positioned to work alongside industry, the community, and people from around the globe. The University's qualifications range from certificate level through to PhD - and our teaching and research covers all activity associated with the land-based sectors to meet the needs of not only New Zealand but also the world. Lincoln students come from all over New Zealand and from more than 60 countries around the world. Once studies are completed, Lincoln graduates can be found around the globe making a difference.

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