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Course Details
Study level Bachelors
Course Custom Name Bachelor of Commerce
Course decription

We live in a world of information, but you also need soft skills to succeed in business. For example:

  • effective communication
  • managing yourself and working collaboratively
  • problem solving using creative and innovative thinking
  • building and developing business relationships
  • professional and ethical behaviour

You will gain these key transferable skills along with business knowledge in your chosen area of interest and have the opportunity to practise in real-life scenarios through our Merging Futures programme.

From day one, you will apply what you learn to real-world scenarios. You will spend part of your time in a traditional classroom environment and the rest working through challenges as part of a business team. Organising events, balancing project budgets, negotiating contracts are just some examples of the skills you will be practising.

Whats new

NMIT have been offering a Bachelor of Commerce since 1993. The current qualification, remodelled in 2019, builds upon years of successful delivery and industry engagement. We are committed in ensuring our Bachelor of Commerce remains applied and relevant to the needs of modern business environment. The programme takes the opportunity to employ a range of Applied Learning activities e.g. Project/problem based learning, simulated business scenarios, flipped learning, case studies etc. to ensure our learners are ready to hit the ground running when they graduate.

Three majors to choose from

In the first year of the degree you will complete four compulsory courses, and four courses in either Leadership and Management or Accounting.

In years two and three you will specialise in your chosen major; Accounting, Management or Marketing. Add six months full time to complete a second major.

Course Fees 20000 (NZD)
Course Duration (In Months) 36 Months
Next Intake June 2020, August 2020, September 2020, October 2020

Programme overview

Gain the knowledge and skills to organise and manage activities on a construction site. Construction sites can involve hundreds of workers and millions of dollars of materials, and construction managers are responsible for managing both. The Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management) helps you further your knowledge of management structures, and gain an in-depth understanding of supply chain, people and production management.


  • A good foundation for a career in construction management, providing you with the skills to undertake detailed planning and management of resources applied to construction projects.
  • An overview of all aspects of the construction industry.
  • Explore progressively more complex scenarios and projects, and develop the technical skills to schedule activities and resources on construction projects.
  • Application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) processes
  • A major industry research project where you can apply what you've learnt.
  • Relevant to your future career: Unitec's advisory boards include experts who keep us up-to-date with industry trends and relevant legislation in the construction industry.
  • Lecturers with plenty of experience in the construction industry and guest lecturers who are leaders in their field.