Bachelor of Business (Level 7)

The Bachelor of Business (BBus) will prepare you to lead and manage a successful company or organisation in a wide range of industries. Or take the entrepreneurial route and create your own start-up business.

This degree equips you with well-rounded business and financial acumen across all the key areas of management, including accounting, digital business, economics, finance, marketing and supply chain management.

It ensures you graduate with the relevant business knowledge and practical skills that todays employers are looking for.

Content Details

Majors offered in Tauranga include:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management

If you're studying in Tauranga, your first year of the BBus will be the NZ Diploma in Business (Level 5) with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

You’ll complete years 2 and 3 of the BBus by enrolling in Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and University of Waikato papers taught in Tauranga.


Planned intakes*: January, February, July, November
Delivery modes: Full-time/part-time
Locations*: Tauranga (Bongard Centre)
Duration: Three years

* subject to change. Intakes may vary between locations.

To see full details of the next available intake please visit the application form.

Indicative Fees

2018 domestic students $686.00 per paper

2018 international students $2,494.00 per paper

Approximate cost of the degree, $6,462 per year

Please enquire directly with UoW regarding fees for UoW papers

The fee shown for domestic students is applicable to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. If an international fee is not listed above please refer to the international fees page. All fees are indicative only and subject to change.

You MAY be eligible for a StudyLink Student Loan for your tuition fees.

Find out if your programme qualifies by visiting the Studylink website.

If you also need to pay course related costs, i.e. if outlined in programme costs above, you need to apply separately to StudyLink (up to $1,000/academic year for eligible students). Note course related costs are paid directly into your bank account by StudyLink and you will be required to pay this to Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

Qualifications Gained

Upon successful completion of the requirements you'll receive: 

  • Bachelor of Business

Entry Criteria

Start your BBus degree in Tauranga by enrolling in the NZ Diploma in Business (Level 5) with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

On successful completion of the NZDipBus (Level 5), you will be guaranteed admission to the BBus with credit for the first year. 


International applicants for whom English is not their first language will be required to show evidence of language competency, issued within the last two years, before being eligible to enrol in any non-English programme. The level of competency required is outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013. And below under the title English Competency.

English Competency

Level 7 certificate, diploma, degree, post graduate certificate or diploma IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed NZ Certificate in English Language L4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013.

For domestic applicants for whom English is not their first language, evidence of language competency may be required.