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Undergraduate programmes and papers – 2022

Ngā akoranga ako tawhiti tohu paetahi 2022

Business programmes

Online learning

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) programme intake:

  • S1: semester 1 – February
  • S2: semester 2 – July
  • S2*: semester 2 – July may be available, although conditions or limitations may apply

Business programmes for offshore students

  • Accounting – S1,S2
  • Economics – S1,S2
  • Finance – S1,S2
  • Human Resources Management** – S1,S2
  • Information Science – S1,S2*
  • International Business** – S1,S2
  • Management  – S1,S2
  • Marketing – S1,S2
  • Tourism – S1,S2

** Please note that while this major can be started online, currently not all paper requirements of this major are available online. Interested students are encouraged to contact our Student Development team for advice before applying: university@otago.ac.nz

Explore the Bachelor of Commerce papers available online

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Humanities programmes

Distance learning

Humanities programme intake:

  • S1: semester 1 – February
  • S2: semester 2 – July
  • S2*: semester 2 – July may be available, although conditions or limitations may apply

Humanities programmes for offshore students

Additional distance learning programmes may be available, but may have an on-campus component.

See the Distance Learning website

Explore the Humanities papers available online

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Business papers

How to apply for:

Semester availability:

  • S1: semester 1 – February
  • S2: semester 2 – July

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) core papers

  • BSNS 111 Business and Society (S1, S2)
  • BSNS 112 Interpreting Business Data (S1, S2)
  • BSNS 113 Economic Principles and Policy (S1, S2)
  • BSNS 114 Financial Decision Making (S1, S2)
  • BSNS 115 Accounting and Information Systems (S1, S2)

Accounting

  • ACCT 102 Principles of Accounting (S1, S2)
  • ACCT 211 Financial Accounting and Reporting (S1)
  • ACCT 222 Cost and Management Accounting (S1, S2)
  • ACCT 233 Fundamentals of Accounting for Financial Decisions (S1)
  • ACCT 302 Accounting Performance Management (S1)
  • ACCT 315 Advanced Financial Accounting (S1)
  • ACTP 311 Auditing Practice (S1)
  • ACTP 312 Taxation Practice (S2)

Economics

Finance

  • FINC 102 Business Mathematics (S1, S2)
  • FINC 202 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management (S1, S2)
  • FINC 203 Financial Data Analysis (S1)
  • FINC 206 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (S2)
  • FINC 302 Applied Investments (S1)
  • FINC 303 Financial Management (S2)
  • FINC 305 International Financial Management (S1)
  • FINC 306 Derivatives (S2)

Information Science

  • COMP 101 Foundations of Information Systems (S2)
  • COMP 120 Practical Data Science (S1, S2)
  • COMP 161 Computer Programming (Distance) (Non-standard teaching period)
  • INFO 201 Developing Information Systems 1 (S1)
  • INFO 202 Developing Information Systems 2 (S2)
  • INFO 203 Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience (S1)
  • INFO 204 Introduction to Data Science (S2)
  • INFO 301 Applied Project (S2)
  • INFO 302 Information Systems Strategy and Governance (S2)
  • INFO 304 Advanced Data Science (S2)
  • INFO 310 Software Project Management (S1)

Management

  • MANT 101 Managing for Performance (S2)
  • MANT 217 International Management (S1)
  • MANT 222 Interpersonal/International Business Communication (S1)
  • MANT 250 Managing People (S1)
  • MANT 251 Managing Organisations (S2)
  • MANT 330 Leadership and Change (S2)
  • MANT 333 Operational Excellence (S2)
  • MANT 339 Human Resource Development (S2)
  • MANT 342 Global Business Strategy (S1)

Marketing

  • MART 112 Marketing (S1, S2)
  • MART 201 Integrated Marketing Communications (S2)
  • MART 210 Consumer Behaviour (S1)
  • MART 212 Understanding Markets (S1)
  • MART 301 Strategic Marketing Management (S2)
  • MART 304 Sales and Sales Management (S1)
  • MART 308 Integrated Digital Marketing (S1)
  • MART 326 International and Export Marketing (S2)

Tourism

  • TOUR 101 Introduction to Tourism (Distance and online) (S1, S2)
  • TOUR 102 Global Tourism (Distance and online) (Summer School, S2)
  • TOUR 103 Introduction to Hospitality (S1)
  • TOUR 216 Sport Tourism (S1)
  • TOUR 217 Tourist Behaviour (S2)
  • TOUR 218 Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise Management (S2)
  • TOUR 219 Destination Management (S1)
  • TOUR 301 Cultural and Heritage Tourism (S2)
  • TOUR 303 Tourist Accommodation Management (S1)
  • TOUR 304 Event and Conventions Management (S2)
  • TOUR 305 Tourism Product Development (S2)
  • TOUR 306 Ecotourism and Sustainable Development (S1)

Important note: Bachelor of Commerce students can include some papers from outside of Business and are encouraged to consider the papers from Humanities.

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Humanities papers

The papers listed below are available online, or by distance as noted.

How to apply for:

Semester availability:

  • S1: semester 1 – February
  • S2: semester 2 – July
  • ANTH 105 Global and Local Cultures (S2)
  • ANTH 206 Anthropology of Globalisation (S2)
  • ANTH 222 Conceiving Reproduction (S1)
  • ANTH 312 Cultural Politics (S1)
  • ANTH 322 Conceiving Reproduction (S1)
  • ANTH 327 Anthropology of Money (S2)
  • ANTH 330 New Zealand Archaeology (Distance) (S2)
  • EDUC 101 Education and Society (S2)
  • EDUC 102 Human Development (S1)
  • ENGL 242 New Zealand Literature: Connecting Worlds (S1)
  • ENGL 251 Special Topic: Creative Writing for Games and Interactive Media (Distance) (S2)
  • ENGL 354 Monsters and Monstrosity in Medieval Literature (Distance) (S2)
  • ENVI 312 Interdisciplinary Aspects of Climate Change (S2)
  • MAOR 102 Māori Society (S1, S2)
  • MFCO 224 Studying Selfies: Celebrity, Surveillance, and Cyberspace (Summer School) (Distance)
  • POLS 101 Political Philosophy - Basic Problems (S2)
  • POLS 104 International Relations - Introduction (S1)
  • POLS 210 Politics of the Middle East (S2)
  • POLS 307 Nature, Conflict, and the State (S2)
  • POLS 321 Public Policy in New Zealand (Distance) (Summer School)
  • POLS 326 Politics of the Arabian Peninsula (S2)
  • POLS 375 Human Rights - From the Cradle to the Grave (S1)
  • Social Work (third and fourth years only) (Distance)

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