Graduate Profile for the BCS Degree
UNITEC'S BCS GRADUATE PROFILE
UNITEC's BCS Degree Definitive Document has the following statement relating to a Graduate Profile.
UNITEC Academic Board policy requires that degree graduates have:
Graduates from this degree will be technically competent and conceptually sound through the study of specific subject area courses. They will have developed self-reliance and motivation for continued learning through being immersed in a student centred learning environment. They will have developed effective communication and teamwork through the communication and project courses. They will have the ability to apply management and information technology skills through the close integration of technology issues and theoretical management, studied side by side in the degree. They will also have a broad educational base, through the Level 5 compulsory non-computing courses, which can be extended by taking optional courses from other degrees.
They will be encouraged to develop enquiring and creative attitudes towards contemporary issues and theoretical concepts through being required throughout the degree to evaluate concepts critically in a student centred learning environment. They will have an understanding of bi- and multi- cultural issues, and will be able to function positively in multicultural settings by applying the understandings and knowledge gained through courses, as well as have an understanding of social, ethical and environmental issues through various courses.
BAY OF PLENTY POLYTECHNIC GRADUATE PROFILE
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has a standard profile for programme outcomes.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic aims to ensure that all graduates from its programmes experience beneficial outcomes in terms of their:
Students who have successfully completed this programme, will as graduates, have acquired detailed knowledge and skills in selected areas of business computing, enabling them to move towards further specialisation. They will be able to advance in their vocational/professional careers; be capable of understanding further academic study; and will be personally enriched.
The School of Business Studies considers that there are no contradictions between the two institutions' statements and has identified each statement as expected outcomes in the Programme Handbook. School staff will be expected to address these expectations as they deliver the programme over the three years.