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New Zealand Diploma in Business with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, and Leadership and Management

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirement

50 credits NCEA Level 2 or above (specific subjects apply); IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in all band scores); Alternate requirements apply.

Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification.

Detailed requirements

Click here for more information on any additional entry criteria for this qualification.

Duration

The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification.

Tuition Fees

Student fees

Annual: - Total Qualification:
The annual and total qualification tuition fees payable by a student to study this qualification, additional to what the government contributes. (These are averages based on recent course enrolments. Your fees may differ depending on your course selection.)

Government tuition subsidy

Annual: - Total Qualification:
The average annual and total amount paid by government towards the tuition fees for this qualification, additional to what the student pays. (These are estimates based on the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

Total

Annual: - Total Qualification:
The combined total of the annual and total amount paid by both student and government towards the tuition fees for this qualification. (These are estimates based on recent course enrolments and the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

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Student Success

Successful course completion -

The percentage of students who successfully completed courses towards this qualification last year.

National Graduates Outcomes

3 years after completion

Earnings -

(lower quartile, median, upper quartile)
The median represents the middle value for all earnings of young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally. Earnings do not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. The upper and lower quartile values represent the one quarter point and three quarters point for earnings. Half of all graduates had earnings within this range.

In employment -

This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualification at this TEO.

In further study -

This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualification at this TEO.

Content

Gain fundamental business skills for a wide range of career opportunities.

This programme will equip you with core business knowledge that will enable you to assist with the operation of business entities. You'll complete four core papers covering operational efficiency and effectiveness; principles and practices of operations; accounting; sales/marketing; HR and risk management. In addition to these technical skills, you'll gain people skills that will assist you in developing and maintaining operational relationships with stakeholders.

Core courses consist of organisations in a New Zealand context, business environments, business functions and understanding change. You'll then select one of following three specialisations: leadership and management, accounting or business administration and technology.

This diploma programme is currently available online allowing you to earn while you learn. Face-to-face and further flexible options including evening offerings will be available in 2018.

Credit recognition

Credit recognition is available for this programme; if you have related skills, knowledge and/or experience, it may count towards part or even all of the qualification.

To learn more about credit recognition please see our Centre For Assessment of Prior Learning.

Programme structure

To complete this Diploma you are required to complete a minimum total of 120 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
  • 50 credits NCEA Level 2 or above which much include:

    • 12 credits at Level 2 in each of three subjects and
    • 8 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above in English or Te Reo (4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits in writing) and
    • 14 Numeracy credits at Level 1 or above in Mathematics or Pangarau
Alternative requirements
  • Equivalent relevant business experience.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note : IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.

    Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

6.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.5

READING

5.5

WRITING

5.5

LISTENING

5.5
Acceptable Alternatives Chart
PROGRAMME CODE: NZ2459
LEVEL: 5
CREDITS: 120
COMMENCES: Throughout the year
APPLICATION DUE:
Domestic: Throughout the year
International: Received all year
ANNUAL FEES:
Domestic:
International: TBA
LOCATION: Christchurch - Madras Street, Online
PART-TIME AVAILABILITY:
ADDITIONAL COSTS: Advised on enrolment

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form or an International Application Form

If you feel you have gained your learning through on the job experience talk to us about recognition or assessment of prior learning .

Application documents

Career opportunities

This programme will enable you to apply for a wide range of jobs in the commerical world, including specialised work aligned to the specialisation that you studied. For example, the accounting strand will enable you to apply for accounting technician roles.

Study pathways

This programme leads to the Bachelor of Applied Management which offers a range of specialties including event management, project management, entrepreneurship and human resources.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Maths