AUT - Bachelor of Business & Bachelor of Computer Information Sciences (BBus/BCIS)

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Bachelor of Business & Bachelor of Computer Information Sciences (BBus/BCIS)

The Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences conjoint programme of study is designed to prepare graduates with a sound technical understanding of computing and information technology, plus the ability to plan, develop and apply appropriate technologies and tools to framing and solving problems in a range of contexts. Graduates attain equal depth and strength of knowledge in both business and information technology with a broad base of skills and knowledge and a variety of career options.

Quick facts

Programme Code: AK3003
Level: 7
Points: 510
Duration: 4 years full-time / up to 8 years part-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 21 July 2014 and 2 March 2015

AUT University encourages early application.
This programme will remain open until all places have been filled.

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the conjoint programme of study’s admission requirements and the admission requirements for each of the component degrees, and an interview may be required.

From school:

  • University Entrance, and
    • NCEA: a minimum of 57 credits overall including a minimum of 19 credits in each of three Level 3 approved subjects, which must include Mathematics with Calculus, or Statistics and Modelling, OR
    • CIE: 180 points on UCAS tariff

From previous tertiary education study:

  • A minimum of a B grade average over the previous 120 points worth of papers, or equivalent.


Note: Entrance to university does not guarantee admission to a specific programme of study.

Continued Enrolment in the Conjoint Programme

In order to maintain enrolment, conjoint programme students must achieve a minimum of a B grade average (equivalent to a GPA of 5 on the most commonly-used 9-point grading scales) over the previous 120 points worth of study, or else they will revert back to one of the component degrees.

Conjoint study options - majors

In the Bachelor of Business, students may choose to specialise in one of the following majors:

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Business Information Systems
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management and Employment Relations
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Retailing
  • Sales
  • Sustainable Enterprise
  • Tourism

To view the Bachelor of Business study options, click here

In the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences, students may choose to specialise in one of the following majors:

To view Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences study options, click here

Further studies

For further information about the BBus/BCIS:  

  • for the BBus click on the following link to AUT Online and choose Step 5, Course Counselling   
  • for the BCIS contact Parma Nand (parma.nand@aut.ac.nz ph 921 9999 ext 5679).

For an application and for enrolment into the BBus/BCIS, contact Adelaide Carlton (adcarlet@aut.ac.nz, ph 921 9999 ext 5857).

Last updated: 07 May 2014 9:32am

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