Office of DVC Education

The Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) Graduate Outcomes for Bachelor Degree Programmes

3-year Prescribed Bachelor Programmes (in these programmes, students follow a pre-planned sequence of courses):

Bachelor of Agriculture Graduate Outcomes

Agribusiness Stream

On successful completion of this programme, graduates are expected to be able to:

  1. Apply core knowledge in agricultural sciences and associated business fields in the Pacific Island Countries (PICs);
  2. Conduct agricultural research ethically following appropriate multi-disciplinary research methods;
  3. Solve problems in a range of different situations in agricultural sciences and agribusiness;
  4. Engage with farmers and other agriculture-interested stakeholders, including designing and conducting training and outreach activities;
  5. Collaborate ethically and effectively in agricultural contexts;
  6. Practise agricultural sciences and agribusiness recognizing the social, cultural, environmental and economic needs of the PICs.

Bachelor of Agriculture (Agribusiness Stream) Programme Graduate Outcomes and Rubric

Applied Science Stream

On successful completion of this programme, graduates are expected to be able to:

  1. Apply core knowledge in the field of agricultural sciences in the Pacific Island Countries (PICs).
  2. Conduct agricultural research ethically following appropriate research design and methods;
  3. Solve problems in a range of different situations in agricultural sciences;
  4. Engage with farmers and other agriculture-interested stakeholders, including designing and conducting training and outreach activities;
  5. Collaborate ethically and effectively in agricultural contexts;
  6. Practise agricultural sciences recognising the social, cultural, environmental and economic needs of the PICs.

Bachelor of Agriculture (Applied Science Stream) Programme Graduate Outcomes and Rubric

Bachelor of Commerce in Professional Accounting Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme, graduates should be able to:

  1. Evaluate / Judge / Test arguments, ideas and theories.
  2. Demonstrate a disposition and capacity to undertake career long independent learning in the field of accounting;
  3. Discriminate between relevant and irrelevant information in framing decisions;
  4. Address real world problems irrespective of whether they can be resolved by reductionism or not;
  5. Apply knowledge, principles and skills embodied in the curriculum of the accounting major appropriately and accurately;
  6. Formulate efficiently and effectively communicate accounting information to users of such information;
  7. Apply the regulatory framework for financial reporting;
  8. Exercise professional judgment in applying accounting policies in the framing of financial reports;
  9. Critically appraise financial social and environmental accounting practices employed by entities;
  10. Assess the relevance and capacity for practical application of current and evolving global accounting practices in South Pacific Island economies;
  11. Articulate the role the law does and can play in facilitating good commercial practice;
  12. Demonstrate levels of post conventional moral reasoning (as per Kolberg's hierarchy) in the conduct of their daily lives;
  13. Articulate, observe and apply principles of good governance;
  14. Make proficient use of information systems in organisations and make critical decisions relating to the use of information technology in organisations.

Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management Programme Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme, graduates are expected to be able to:

  1. Apply critically, knowledge and skills that are informed by theoretical perspectives, pertaining to the operation and management of the tourism and hospitality industry in the Pacific region and internationally;
  2. Evaluate the environmental, socio-cultural and economic issues affecting the operations and management of tourism and hospitality in developing countries in the Pacific region and internationally;
  3. Discuss critically, the relationship between the tourism and hospitality industry and the role of different stakeholders;
  4. Apply critically, marketing and management principles to tourism and hospitality products and services;
  5. Design a tourism/hospitality enterprise that is ethical, sustainable, financially viable and culturally appropriate;
  6. Work autonomously and flexibly, individually and in teams, to apply the theoretical, practical and professional skills in tourism and hospitality management, learnt in internships and the programme;
  7. Communicate effectively in a wide range of tourism and hospitality settings in a manner and language that is appropriate for a local and/or international audience and context;
  8. Design academic research using appropriate methods and processes, presenting findings in the required format
  9. Apply critically, the theoretical knowledge and skills for the sustainable and ethical use of tourism resources as a tool for development.

Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel Management Programme Graduate Outcomes and Rubric