Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

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 four years.
4.   Candidates for the Degree must enrol in the Waikato Management School and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates must gain 480 points at 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, including at least 360 points above 100 level, 200 points above 200 level and 80 points above 300 level.
6.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix 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 a major.
  Majors
      Accounting
      Agribusiness
      Economics
      Electronic Business
      Finance
      Hospitality Management
      Human Resource Management
      International Management
      Leadership Communication
      Marketing
      Public Relations
      Strategic Management
      Supply Chain Management
      Tourism Management
9.   To complete the requirements of a major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level of which at least 40 points must be above 300 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
10.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
11.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major1.
12.   To complete the requirements of a second major from
  (a)    within the Waikato Management School, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level of which at least 40 points must be above 300 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.1
  (b)    outside the Waikato Management School, candidates must satisfy the requirements prescribed for that major in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
13.   Candidates may take up to 120 points from outside the field of the Degree.
14.   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 appendix to these regulations.
Variations
15.   The Dean or delegated authority may permit more that 120 points to be taken from outside the field of the Degree in individual cases.
16.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Note:
1.   BMS students who take a second major from those listed in section 8 of these regulations may credit MNGT221 Business Law, Ethics, Sustainability and the Treaty of Waitangi (20 points) towards the second major.

Appendix

Compulsory Papers
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)
STAT160 Management Statistics (15 points)
STMG191 Introduction to Management (15 points)
STMG391 Strategic Management (20 points)
xxxx499/599 Report of an Investigation (20 points/30 points) or
MNGT496/596 A Management Internship: From Theory to Practice (20 points/30 points)
xxxx495 Industry Experience 4 (20 points)

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