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Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)

DegreeFull time – 3 years, part time and evening options available.

Annual Fees(indicative 2018)

Programme code

CH3988

Domestic

$6,150 - $6,800

Starts

February, July

International

$18,770+ $500 text book costs

Credits

360

Course related costs

Advised before enrolment

Level

7

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

22 January for February start, 23 June for July start

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street, Online*

Content

Build your project planning expertise as well as your management skills to ensure projects are completed successfully on time and within budget.

. In your first year you will develop your knowledge in core business strategies and operations, you will study accounting, business communication, commercial law, business heritage, culture and sustainability, marketing, computing, management and applied research. During the second and third years you will specialise in project management where you will focus on the many inter-related aspects of a project, subjects include:

  • Introduction to Finance - Applies financial management knowledge and skills to small and medium size businesses for decision-making purposes.
  • Operations Management - Develops knowledge of the methods for transforming inputs into completed goods and services through the management of people and resources.
  • Project Management - Appraises project plans using MS Project® and explores the basic principles and terminology of project management.
  • Advanced Project Management - Follows the principles and content of the Project Management Institute's PMBOK® and its application and evaluation to the workplace.
  • Resource Integration Management - Examines supply chain management, business facility layout/modification and engineering economics with their relation to effective business operation, technical and project management, and production of goods and services.

Cooperative Education Project - with this aspect of our programme you will work within a real business environment applying your learning for a minimum of 400 hours. You will also complete a significant research project for your host organisation.

* - The online offering is available through TANZ eCampus

Credit recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

Programme structure

To complete this Degree you are required to complete a minimum total of 360 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects and

    • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and
    • Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)

    Note: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccalaureate, Cambridge examination) should contact us for requirements.

    * NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/approved-subjects-for-university-entrance/

Alternative requirements
  • Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. Literacy and numeracy assessments are available.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer also to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart which includes credits in English-rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

6.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

6.0

READING

6.0

WRITING

6.0

LISTENING

6.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an application form

If you don't meet the criteria for entry into this programme, we can help you meet entry level with our foundation and bridging programmes.

Your on-the-job experience may count towards part or even all of this qualification. To learn more, contact our Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning (CAPL) .

Application documents

Career opportunities

With this qualification career opportunities include project manager positions as well as management roles requiring expertise in planning, execution, and closing of business projects throughout diverse private and public industry sectors.

Study pathways

Our Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management can expand your skills and knowledge of these principles and practices.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics