Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc)

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Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc)

University of Otago
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  • 4 years


Combine two major subjects into one degree and expand your future career opportunities.

  • Four years of full-time study
  • Personalize your degree to suit your interests, strengths, and career plans as you choose from hundreds of subject combinations

The Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) will enable you to combine your passion for business and science in one degree.

Today's workplaces demand a different kind of graduate. The ability to think critically, solve problems and work as a team could prove advantageous in your future career. Studying for a multidisciplinary degree demonstrates adaptability and resourcefulness – skills that many employers are seeking.

The BComSc will give you the ability to apply knowledge and thinking to both the experimental and industry application of a subject, setting you up for success in areas such as nature, nutrition, animal studies, and maths.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) at University of Otago for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Otago.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Otago as pre-requiste for admission in Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc).

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Courses Units

Every degree program

  1. shall consist of papers worth not less than 480 points,
  2. shall include at least 216 points from Commerce Schedule C and 216 points from Science Schedule C,
  3. shall satisfy the major subject requirements of both
    1. a Commerce major subject, and
    2. either a Science major subject or an Applied Science major subject,

    in separate disciplines, as listed in Commerce Schedule AScience Schedule A, and Applied Science Schedule A,

  4. shall include the following Required Papers*: BSNS 111–115,
  5. may include one optional minor subject that satisfies the minor subject requirements listed in Arts and Music Schedule AScience Schedule A, and Applied Science Schedule ACommerce Schedule A, or Bachelor of Health Sciences Schedule Part 2
  6. may not include a paper that counts for both a major and a minor subject requirement unless that paper is at 100- or 200-level and is specified as compulsory for both requirements, and
  7. may include papers that are not listed in Commerce Schedule C or Science Schedule C
    1. up to 54 points, or
    2. as specified in Commerce Schedule AScience Schedule A, and Applied Science Schedule A

More Information

  1. Every program of study shall satisfy the requirements for prerequisites, corequisites, and restrictions set out in the Prescriptions (published in the Guide to Enrolment).
  2. A candidate with outstanding results in a subject prior to entering University may be permitted by the Head of Department concerned to enroll for a paper at 200-level without having satisfied the normal prerequisites. In such cases, the candidate shall not be credited with the prerequisite papers, but shall be exempted from including those papers in a Major Subject Requirement. A candidate may not, having passed any such paper at 200-level, enroll subsequently for any paper for which the exemption has been given.

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