Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Communication Studies Conjoint Programmes

Develop a thorough understanding of core business disciplines as well as knowledge of the media and communication industries, advertising, creative industries, digital media, journalism, public relations, radio or television.

Studying both communications and business is the perfect start to a creative career with a commercial edge. With the Bachelor of Business and Communication Studies conjoint programmes you can follow your passion for communications, and gain essential business skills at the same time.

In as little as four years you develop skills and knowledge from two complementary disciplines, and will be prepared for numerous career opportunities across a diverse field.

Minimum entry requirements

  • University Entrance or equivalent
  • NCEA: Level 3 with merit or equivalent
  • Applicants must meet the requirements for entry set by each of the degrees
  • Where a student is applying on completion of the first year of study in one of the degrees, they must have an average grade of B or better in their first year papers

Bachelor of Communication Studies entry requirements

Bachelor of Business entry requirements

Selection criteria

  • Interview may be required

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

Bachelor of Business majors

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

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Communication Studies majors

  • Advertising Creativity
  • Creative Industries
  • Digital Media
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Radio
  • Television and Screen Production

Bachelor of Communication Studies

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1315
Level:
7
Points:
510
Duration:
4 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus / South Campus
Starts:

16 Jul 2018

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.
  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.