Undertaking study for the first time can be daunting but at the University of Otago it is also an exciting and life changing experience. When you first start University you will enrol in an undergraduate degree - your first university qualification.
A standard degree requires that you gain at least 360 points. Points are similar to credits gained at secondary school. Each individual course you study as part of your degree is called a 'paper'. Each paper has a set point value, (i.e 18 Points). During your degree you will complete around 20 different papers.
The primary undergraduate degree for business students at Otago is the
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) - usually takes three years of full-time study.
Undergraduate Information & Resources
- Preparation for Undergraduate Business Studies
- Course Advice
- Undergraduate Resources
- Undergraduate Downloads
The University of Otago offers students flexible programmes. If you are studying towards another qualification, but want to include come business papers, you may be able to include a business subject as a minor, or second major. Or you can embark on a multi-disciplinary programme that includes a number of business papers.
Find out more about multi-discipline study options.