Bachelor of Commerce

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited

Subject area

Management and Commerce



3.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Commerce Programme places emphasis on applied knowledge and 'hands-on' skill development. In addition to the acquisition of specialised knowledge, high importance is placed on the development of core transferrable skills (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem-solving skills) because both types of 'know how' are needed by work ready graduates capable of adding immediate value in industry. The Bachelor of Commerce Programme places strong emphasis on the involvement of practitioners and business experts who often provide guest lecturers adding to the best practice focus of the curriculum. The Programme content is responsive to the local and regional economy, which is reflected in aspects of project and assignment work. The programme mabe be awarded with a single major in Accounting, Management or Marketing or with a double major in Accounting and Management, Accounting and Marketing or Management and Marketing.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

University entrance or any qualification (New Zealand or overseas) recognised by NZQA as being equivalent. All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English are required to demonstrate an IELTS Academic Score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 issued in the last 2 years or the equivalent. In exceptional circumstances, an applicant who does not meet the academic requirements may be granted entry. They must supply evidence (eg of relevant skills, education or work experience) to satisfy the Head of Department (or delegate) of their ability to successfully complete the Bachelor of Commerce. It is strongly recommended that students are able to competently utilise digital applications and technologies, and have access to same.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,123 $21,431
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,325 $22,138
Total $12,448 $43,569

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $49,333
Earnings range $39,283 - $59,876
In employment 80%
In further study 13%
On a benefit 1%

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325

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Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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