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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

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

  1. Verify and apply knowledge and skills relevant in agricultural production in the Pacific Island countries;
  2. Devise knowledge and skills in managing different agricultural production and marketing systems in the Pacific Island countries;
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills relevant for agricultural research in the Pacific Island countries;
  4. Design training and appropriate information on materials for farmers and other stakeholders in the Pacific Island countries.

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 Graduate Outcomes

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

  1. Apply 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. Demonstrate practical skills that are applicable to the operation and management of the tourism and hospitality industry regionally and/or internationally;
  3. Evaluate current issues affecting the operations and management of tourism and hospitality in developing countries in the Pacific and internationally informed by relevant theory and practices;
  4. Apply theoretical knowledge and skills critically for the sustainable and ethical use of tourism resources as a tool for development;
  5. Discuss critically, the relationship between the tourism and hospitality industry and the role of different stakeholders;
  6. Communicate clearly in a wide range of tourism and hospitality settings in the Pacific in a manner and language that is appropriate for a local and/or international audience and context;
  7. Design a tourism/hospitality experience that is ethical, sustainable and culturally appropriate;
  8. Work autonomously and flexibly, individually and in teams, in tourism and hospitality management, applying the theoretical, practical and professional skills learned in class and in internships.