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

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates who 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, are eligible to be considered for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours. Admission is subject to the approval of the Dean of the Waikato Management School.
3.   Candidates who have been awarded the degree of Bachelor of Management Studies will not be admitted to this degree.
Requirements for the Degree
4.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is four years.
5.   Candidates must enrol in the Waikato Management School and follow an approved programme of study.
6.   Candidates must gain 480 points at 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500 levels, including at least 360 points above 100 level, 200 points above 200 level, and 120 points at 500 level.
7.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to these regulations.
8.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
9.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major.
  Majors
      Accounting
      Agribusiness
      Economics
      Electronic Business
      Finance
      Hospitality Management
      Human Resource Management
      International Management
      Management Communication
      Marketing
      Public Relations
      Strategic Management
      Supply Chain Management
      Tourism Management
10.   To complete the requirements of a major 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 30 points must be at 500 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 may complete a second major in any undergraduate major1.
12.   To complete the requirements of a second major from 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 9 of these regulations as well as the papers listed in the appendix to these regulations.
15.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
Award of Honours
16.   The Degree may be awarded with
  (a)    First Class Honours, or
  (b)    Second Class Honours (first division), or
  (c)    Second Class Honours (second division).
17.   If awarded, the level of honours will be determined on the basis of candidates’ grades in 500 level papers.
18.   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.
Variations
19.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Note:
1.   Students who complete two majors may count xxxx599 Report of an Investigation or MNGT596 Management Internship: from Theory to Practice towards a Waikato Management School major, provided it is relevant to that major and at least 30 additional points at 500 level is taken from papers in that subject.
 

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)
and one of
xxxx599 Report of an Investigation (30 points)
MNGT596 Management Internship: from Theory to Practice (30 points)

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