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Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons))

  1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
  2. Admission

  3. 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.
  4. Requirements for the Degree

  5. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is four years.
  6. Candidates must enrol with the Waikato Management School and follow an approved programme of study.
  7. Candidates must demonstrate competency in employment skills as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
  8. Candidates must gain 480 points at 100, 200, 300, and 500 levels, including at least 345 points above 100 level, 195 points above 200 level, and 120 points at 500 level.
  9. Candidates must complete the requirements of a major.
        Majors
        Accounting
        Digital Business
        Economics
        Finance
        Human Resource Management
        Marketing
        Public Relations
        Strategic Management
        Supply Chain Management
        Tourism and Hospitality Management
  10. To complete the requirements of a single major, candidates must gain 135 points in that major, including at least 105 points above 100 level, of which at least 60 points must be above 200 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.1
  11. Candidates completing a single major may also complete a minor by gaining 60 points in any minor subject, including at least 30 points above 100. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the minor in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
  12. Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major.
  13. To complete the requirements of a double major, candidates must gain 120 points in each major, including at least 90 points above 100 level, of which at least 45 points must be above 200 level. Candidates must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for each major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
  14. A paper completed towards the requirements of a major or minor cannot be counted towards the requirements of another major or minor.
  15. Candidates must include in their programme at least 75 points from the following papers: ACCTN101, ECONS101, FINAN101, MGSYS101, MRKTG101, STMGT101.
  16. Candidates must complete ECONS205, MNMGT202 and at least 15 points of Work-Integrated Learning at 300 level from the list of Work-Integrated Learning options in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
  17. Candidates must complete MNMGT511, MNMGT512, MNMGT513, MNMGT514, MNMGT515, MNMGT516, MNMGT517, and 15 points of work-integrated learning at 500 level from the list of Work-Integrated Learning options in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
  18. Candidates may include in their programme up to 120 points from outside the field of the Degree.
  19. The field of the Degree comprises all of the subjects listed in section 7 of these regulations as well as the papers listed for Agribusiness, International Management and Leadership Communication.
  20. Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
  21. Award of Honours

  22. The Degree may be awarded with
    1. First Class Honours, or
    2. Second Class Honours (first division), or
    3. Second Class Honours (second division).
  23. If awarded, the level of honours will be determined on the basis of the candidates' grades in 500 level papers completed.
  24. Candidates who do not meet the standard required for the award of honours may, on the recommendation of the Waikato Management School Board of Examiners, be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Management Studies.
  25. Variations

  26. The Dean or delegated authority may permit more than 120 points to be taken from outside of the field of the Degree in individual cases.
  27. The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
  28. Transitional Arrangements

  29. Students may complete the BMS(Hons) under the regulations listed in the 2017 Calendar if they were enrolled in the BMS(Hons) or BMS prior to 2018, or are coming into the BMS(Hons) through a pathway agreement begun prior to 2018.
  30. Students may complete the BMS(Hons) under the regulations listed in the 2018 Calendar if they were enrolled in the BMS(Hons) in 2018.
  31. In all other circumstances these regulations apply.

Notes:

  1. Candidates completing a single major may count towards their major 15 points of Work-Integrated Learning at 300 level selected from the list of Work-Integrated Learning options in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.