SUSTAINABILITY

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GET THE INDUSTRY OUTCOME YOU WANT

IPU New Zealand has pathways built into our programmes of study tailored to get you to the career of your dreams. The below information can give you the starting point for creating your best results from your qualification.

GENERAL JOB OUTCOMES

  • Waste Management
  • Resource Management 

IN-DEMAND JOB OUTCOMES

  • Economist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Environmental Manager

PROGRAMME PATHWAYS TO YOUR CAREER

BCIS - Sustainability focus

[Degree, Level 7]

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (sustainability topic)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (sustainability topic)

Choose from these electives:

10.511 Intercultural Communication
10.513 Professional Communication
30.514 Business and Sustainability
10.612 Asia-Pacific Cultures Through Literary Texts
10.712 Literature and the Land
90.604 Marketing Management
10.615 Creative Writing
30.624 Product Management
30.724 Marketing and Research and Analysis
30.734 Entrepreneurial Marketing
30.744 Consumer Behaviour
30.615 International Business Internship (sustainable business, governance or not-for-profit opportunity)
90.612 Professional Internship Project
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
30.745 Project Management
20.711 Social Conflict in Modern Japan
30.513 New Zealand Business Law 
30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
40.511 The Human Environment
40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management
40.713 Global Environmental Issues 
40.716 Urban Environmental Issues
50.612 Politics of the Free Market
50.714 Politics of Environmental Sustainability
80.502 Introduction to Ecotourism

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BCIS - IBS International business major with sustainability focus

[Degree, Level 7]

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (business and sustainability topic)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (business and sustainability topic)

Take at least two level 5, three level 6 and three level 7 papers from these key business papers:

30.502 Statistics
30.503 Financial Accounting
30.513 New Zealand Business Law 
30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.514 Business and Sustainability
90.604 Marketing Management
30.624 Product Management
30.724 Marketing and Research and Analysis
30.734 Entrepreneurial Marketing
30.744 Consumer Behaviour
30.615 International Business Internship (sustainable business opportunity)
90.612 Professional Internship Project (sustainable governance or not-for-profit) 
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
30.745 Project Management

Consider these relevant electives:

40.511 The Human Environment
40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management
40.713 Global Environmental Issues 
40.716 Urban Environmental Issues
50.612 Politics of the Free Market
50.714 Politics of Environmental Sustainability
80.502 Introduction to Ecotourism
10.511 Intercultural Communication
10.513 Professional Communication
10.612 Asia-Pacific Cultures Through Literary Texts
10.712 Literature and the Land
10.615 Creative Writing
20.711 Social Conflict in Modern Japan

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BCIS - International relations major with sustainability focus

[Degree, Level 7]

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (International Relations and sustainability)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (International Relations and sustainability)

Take at least two Level 5, three level 6 and three level 7 papers from these key IR papers:

50.514 New Zealand East Asia Relations
50.515 Introduction to Political Studies
50.611 Human Rights
50.612 Politics of the Free Market
50.615 Southeast Asia
50.711 War and Peace: Security and Stability
50.712 Foreign Policy in the Information Age
50.713 North East Asia
50.714 Politics of Environmental Sustainability
20.711 Social Conflict in Modern Japan
90.612 Professional Internship Project (sustainable governance or not-for-profit) 

Consider these relevant electives:

90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.514 Business and Sustainability
30.513 New Zealand Business Law 
30.625 Organisational Behaviour
40.511 The Human Environment
40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management
40.713 Global Environmental Issues 
40.716 Urban Environmental Issues
80.502 Introduction to Ecotourism
10.511 Intercultural Communication
10.513 Professional Communication
10.514 Communication in the Globalised World
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.615 International Business Internship (sustainable business opportunity)
30.744 Consumer Behaviour
30.745 Project Management

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GDCIS with sustainability focus

[Graduate Diploma, Level 7]

Take three Level 6 and five Level 7 papers from these key papers:

40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.615 International Business Internship (sustainable business opportunity)
40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management
50.612 Politics of the Free Market
90.612 Professional Internship Project (sustainable governance or not-for-profit) 
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A  sustainability)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (sustainability)
40.713 Global Environmental Issues 
40.716 Urban Environmental Issues
30.744 Consumer Behaviour
30.745 Project Management
50.714 Politics of Environmental Sustainability
20.711 Social Conflict in Modern Japan

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PDCIS with sustainability focus

[Postgraduate Diploma, Level 8]

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in sustainability)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.802 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy Making
95.805 Politics and Development
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.891 Contemporary Issues in Marketing
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility
95.892A Sustainable Business and Global Business Chains

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MCIS with sustainability focus

[Postgraduate Degree, Level 9]

IN YEAR ONE

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in sustainability)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.802 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy Making
95.805 Politics and Development
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.891 Contemporary Issues in Marketing
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility
95.892A Sustainable Business and Global Business Chains

IN YEAR TWO

Take a further paper from the recommended electives above and choose one of:

95.992 Executive Project (Sustainable business, governance or not-for-profit)
95.994 Research Project (Sustainability topic)

OR choose one of:

95.993 Executive Thesis (Sustainable business, governance or not-for-profit)
95.995 Research Thesis (Sustainability topic)

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Sources:  occupationoutlook.mbie.govt.nz,  www.careers.govt.nz  Some outcomes may need additional certifications or have additional requirements.

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