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Qualification and Specific Subject Requirements

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

Economics

To complete the requirements for a BMS major, you must pass 120 points at 200-level or above from one subject area, and include at least 60 points at 300-level or above, of which 40 points must be at 400-level. You must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for any subject.

The specific requirements for Economics are that you must include:

  • ECON202/302 Microeconomics and Business Economics
  • ECON204 Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance
  • No more than two FINA-coded papers from the subject papers' list for economics

If Economics is your second major then you can count MNGT221 as a major paper for this subject.

A BMS degree planner is available on the Department of Economics home page.  The undergraduate convenor can help you plan your Economics major. You are encouraged to seek his advice as you plan your degree.

Remaining papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the 'Available Papers' link or you can view all subjects' tick-chart tables. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers use the 'Paper Details' link or you can view all subjects' paper details at www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails



Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(HONS))

Economics

To complete the requirements for a BMS(Hons) major, you must pass 120 points at 200-level or above from one subject area. You must include at least 60 points at 300-level or above, which includes at least 40 points at 400-level or above and at least 30 points at 500-level. You must also meet the specific requirements for any subject.

The specific requirements for Economics are that you must include as part of your undergraduate study:

  • ECON202/302 Microeconomics and Business Economics
  • ECON204 Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance
  • No more than two FINA-coded papers from the subject papers' list for economics

And choose at least one paper from:

  • ECON501 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON508 Applied Microeconomics with Game Theory
  • ECON528 Econometric Topics: Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON529 Microeconometrics
  • ECON543 Applied Econometrics

If you are taking two majors you can count either the compulsory 599 or MNGT596 towards your WMS major papers provided it is approved as relevant to that major and you have included a further 30 points at 500-level in that major.

Don't forget, you must pass 120 points at 500-level for the qualification and submit a Portfolio of Achievement. If you have only selected 30 points at 500-level for your major, then a further 90 points at 500-level is required to meet this degree regulation.

Remaining papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers visit www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails



Bachelor of Business Analysis (BBA)

Economics

To complete the requirements for a BBA(Fin) major, you must pass 120 points at 200-level or above from one subject area and include at least 60 points at 300-level or above. In order to meet the Assurance of Learning requirements for this programme you must include an X-type occurrence from either ACCT313, ECON309 or FINA306, unless you have previously completed this requirement as part of an earlier paper. You must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for any subject.

The specific requirements for Economics are that you must include:

  • ECON202/302 Microeconomics and Business Economics
  • ECON204 Quantitative Methods for Economics and Finance
  • No more than two FINA-coded papers from the subject papers' list for Economics

And if Economics is your first major you must also include the applied project, work experience or business applications paper:

  • ECON309 Managerial Economics and Strategy.

If Economics is your second major then you can count ECON200 or FINA201 as a major paper for this subject.

A BBA(Fin) degree planner is available on the Department of Economics home page. The Undergraduate Convenor can help you plan your Economics major. You are encouraged to seek his advice as you plan your degree.

Remaining papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the 'Available Papers' link or you can view all subjects' tick-chart tables. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers use the 'Paper Details' link, or you can view all subjects' paper details at www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails

Note: If ECON309 is the earliest enrolment of either ACCT313, ECON309 or FINA306 then you must enrol in an X-type occurrence in order to complete the Assurance of Learning requirements for your programme. XS, XA, XB, XT are the occurrences available; the second letter corresponds to the specific semester.



Bachelor of Business Analysis Honours (BBA(HONS))

Economics

To complete the requirements for the BBA(Hons)(Fin), you must pass 120 points at 500-level, include at least 60 points from one subject area, and submit a portfolio of achievement (see the BBA(Hons)(Fin) qualification information for further details).

You must also include:

  • Either ECON591 Economics Dissertation or ECON592 Economics Dissertation
  • No more than one FINA-coded paper from the subject papers' list for Economics

And choose at least one paper from:

  • ECON501 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON508 Applied Microeconomics with Game Theory
  • ECON519 Microeconomic Analysis - Methods
  • ECON520 Microeconomic Analysis - Theory
  • ECON528 Econometric Topics: Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON529 Microeconometrics
  • ECON543 Applied Econometrics

Remaining papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the 'Available Papers' link, or you can view all subject tick-chart tables. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers use the 'Paper Details' link, or you can view all subjects' paper details at www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails

Note: If you fail a paper or papers (no more than 30 points), then you may repeat the paper once, or take an alternative paper. If you fail more than 30 points you will not be permitted to proceed with the degree.



Graduate Certificate (GRADCERT)

Economics (GradCert(Econ))

To complete the requirements for a Graduate Certificate, you must pass 60 points at 100-level or above and include at least 40 points at 300-level or above. At least 40 points must be from one subject area. You must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for any subject.

The specific requirements for Economics are that you must include no more than 20 points in FINA-coded papers.

Papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers visit www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.



Graduate Diploma (GRADDIP)

Economics (GradDip(Econ))

To complete the requirements for a Graduate Diploma, you must pass 120 points at 100-level or above and include at least 80 points at 300-level or above, and pass the Writing Competency Module. You must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for any subject. You can choose to take up to 40 points from other Graduate Diploma subjects with the permission of the department's Graduate Convenor.

The specific requirements for Economics are that you must include:

  • Either ECON200 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy or ECON202/302 Microeconomics and Business Economics (see note below)
  • No more than two FINA-coded papers from the subject papers' list for Economics

Remaining papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers visit www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails

Note: This requirement may be waived if you have passed an equivalent Economics paper at another tertiary institution. You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.



Postgraduate Certificate (PGCERT)

Economics (PGCert(ECon))

To complete the requirements for a Postgraduate Certificate, you must pass 60 points at 500-level from one subject area and meet the specific requirements prescribed for any subject.

The specific requirements for Economics are that you must meet with the department's graduate Convenor to discuss an appropriate personal programme of study.

Papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers visit www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails

Note: If you fail a paper then you may repeat it once. If you fail more than one paper, or you fail the same paper twice, then you will not be permitted to proceed with the certificate. You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.



Postgraduate Diploma (PGDIP)

Economics (PGDip(Econ))

To complete the requirements for a Postgraduate Diploma, you must pass 120 points at 500-level and submit a Portfolio of Achievement (see the Postgraduate Diploma qualification information for further details). You must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for any subject. You can choose to take up to 30 points from other graduate subjects with the permission of the department's Graduate Convenor.

The specific requirements for Economics are that you must meet with the Graduate Convenor to discuss an appropriate personal programme of study and include at least one of (see note below):

  • ECON501 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON508 Applied Microeconomics with Game Theory
  • ECON528 Econometric Topics: Macroeconomics and Finance
  • ECON529 Microeconometrics
  • ECON543 Applied Econometrics

Remaining papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers visit www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails

Note: If you fail a paper or papers (no more than 30 points), then you may repeat the paper once, or take an alternative paper. If you fail more than 30 points you will not be permitted to proceed with the diploma. You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.



Master of Management Studies (MMS)

Economics and Applied Economics and Finance

The completion requirements for the MMS are dependent on your admission criteria; please see the MMS qualification information for further details. However all students must:

  • Meet with the department's Graduate Convenor to discuss an appropriate personal programme of study and to ensure any specific subject requirements are met
  • Take 30 points in recognised graduate research methodology papers, which must include: MNGT502 Research Methods in Management Studies for Economics and Finance, and either ECON528 Econometric Topics: Macroeconomics and Finance or ECON529 Microeconometrics (unless passed previously)
  • Take a dissertation (591/592) or thesis (593/594) in your subject area
  • Submit a Portfolio of Achievement (see MMS information for further details).
  • Meet the specific requirements prescribed for any subject

The specific requirements for Economics are that you must include (unless passed previously) a paper from at least two of the following three core areas:

  • Macroeconomics: ECON501 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Microeconomics ECON508 Applied Microeconomics with Game Theory
  • Econometrics: One of ECON528 Econometric Topics: Macroeconomics and Finance or ECON529 Microeconometrics or ECON543 Applied Econometrics

The specific requirements for Applied Economics and Finance are that you would normally be expected to take a balanced mixture of Economics and Finance papers and (unless passed previously) include:

  • Either ECON501 Macroeconomic Analysis or ECON508 Applied Microeconomics with Game Theory
  • One of ECON528 Econometric Topics: Macroeconomics and Finance, ECON529 Microeconometrics or ECON543 Applied Econometrics
  • FINA510 Financial Theory and Corporate Policy
  • FINA517 Investments, Portfolios and Financial Markets

Remaining papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification and relevant subject in the tick-chart table (though for Applied Economics and Finance please also see the Finance tick chart for further Finance papers that can be included). Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers visit www.management.ac.nz/handbook/paperdetails

Note:If you fail a paper or papers (no more than 30 points), then you may repeat the paper once, or take an alternative paper. If you fail more than 30 points you will not be permitted to proceed with the degree. You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.



Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy

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