Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Business Analysis (BBA)

Financial field

1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2. Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.
Requirements for the Degree
3. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is three years.
4. Candidates must enrol with the Waikato Management School and follow an approved programme of study.
5. Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, including at least 240 points above 100 level and 80 points above 200 level.
6. Candidates must complete at least 75 points from the papers prescribed in Appendix A to these regulations.
7. Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
8. Candidates must complete the requirements of the field, Financial Analysis, and a major.
Majors
Accounting
Economics
Finance
9. To complete the requirements of the field, candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed for that field in Appendix B to these regulations.
10. To complete the requirements of a major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
11. Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
12. Candidates must also complete at least 40 points above 100 level in a subject or subjects other than the major.
13. Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major.1
14. To complete the requirements of a second major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level. Candidates must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
15. Candidates may take up to 80 points from outside the field of the Degree.
16. Candidates may take a further 40 points from outside the field of the Degree if they are completing a second major from outside of the majors listed in section 8 of these regulations.
17. The field of the Degree comprises all of the majors listed in section 8 of these regulations as well as the papers listed in the appendices to these regulations.
Variations
18. The Dean or delegated authority may permit more than 120 points to be taken from outside the field of the Degree in individual cases.
19. The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Note:
1. Students taking two majors from Accounting, Economics or Finance can count the compulsory paper ECON200 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy (20 points) or FINA201 Finance (20 points) towards their second major subject.

Management Studies field

1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2. Candidates for the Degree in this field must have gained 360 points towards the degree of Bachelor of Management Studies, including all the compulsory papers at 100, 200 and 300 level prescribed for that degree, and have met the academic requirements to enrol in the Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours as specified in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
Requirements for the Degree
3. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is three years.
4. Candidates must enrol with the Waikato Management School and follow an approved programme of study.
5. Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 240 points above 100 level and 80 points above 200 level.
6. Candidates must complete at least 75 points from the papers prescribed in Appendix A to these regulations.
7. Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
8. Candidates must complete the requirements of the field, Management Studies, and a major in Management.
9. To complete the requirements of the field, candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed for that field in Appendix C to these regulations.
10. To complete the requirements of a major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level. Candidates must also include HRMG241, MCOM200, MNGT221, STMG391 and 40 points at 300 level in a single subject offered by the Faculty of Management.
11. Candidates must also complete at least 40 points above 100 level in a subject or subjects other than the major.
12. Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major.
13. To complete the requirements of a second major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level. Candidates must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
14. Candidates may take up to 80 points from outside the field of the Degree.
15. Candidates may take a further 40 points from outside the field of the Degree if they are completing a second major.
16. The field of the Degree comprises all of the majors listed in section 8 of these regulations as well as the papers listed in Appendices A and C to these regulations.
Variations
17. The Dean or delegated authority may permit more than 120 points to be taken from outside the field of the Degree in individual cases.
18. The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Appendix A
ACCT101 Accounting for Management (15 points)
ECON100 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy (15 points)
ECON200 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy (20 points)
FINA201 Finance (20 points)
HRMG241 Organisational Behaviour (20 points)
MCOM200 Management Communication (20 points)
MKTG151 Introduction to Marketing (15 points)
MNGT221 Business Law, Ethics, Sustainability and the Treaty of Waitangi (20 points)
MSYS111 E-Business and Supply Chain Management (15 points)
STMG191 Introduction to Management (15 points)
STMG391 Strategic Management (20 points)
Appendix B
Compulsory Papers for the Financial Analysis Field
ACCT101 Accounting for Management (15 points)
ECON100 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy (15 points)
ECON200 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy (20 points)
FINA201 Finance (20 points)
MATH166 Management Mathematics (15 points)
MSYS111 E-Business and Supply Chain Management (15 points)
STAT160 Management Statistics (15 points)
STMG191 Introduction to Management (15 points)
Appendix C
Compulsory Papers for the Management Studies Field
ACCT101 Accounting for Management (15 points)
ECON100 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy (15 points)
ECON200 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy (20 points)
FINA201 Finance (20 points)
MKTG151 Introduction to Marketing (15 points)
MSYS111 E-Business and Supply Chain Management (15 points)
STAT160 Management Statistics (15 points)
STMG191 Introduction to Management (15 points)

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