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Graduate Diploma in Applied Management

Graduate DiplomaFull-time, 1 year | Part-time up to 4 years

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

Programme code

CH4047

Domestic

$6,000 -$6,800

Starts

February, July

International

$20,090+ $500 text book costs

Credits

120

Course related costs

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*

About this programme

Complement your existing degree and advance your career in management by tailoring this graduate qualification to meet your specific needs.

This qualification allows you to design a programme of study integrating intermediate to advanced learning in a range of management disciplines including:

  • Management and leadership
  • Strategic management
  • Operations management
  • Human resource management
  • Project management

Your programme may be a combination of recognised course work based on prior knowledge, and learning obtained through new study. You'll channel the knowledge and skills you acquire into a practical industry project for a local business or organisation who you will also assist to resolve a nominated issue.

* - The online offering is available through TANZ eCampus

Career opportunities

On completion of this qualification you will have the knowledge and skills at organisational and strategic level to successfully lead a range of industries and organisations.

Study pathways

To expand your expertise in a particular area you can choose elective papers from our Bachelor of Applied Management.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics

Programme structure

To complete this Graduate Diploma you are required to complete 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
  • A bachelor's degree in any field excluding applied management

Alternative requirements
  • Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

    If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

    Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace. Contact Ara for advice.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • What if English is not my first Language?

    If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study. Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart .

    OR

    • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
    • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS, Pearson or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.

    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.

    What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?

    You do not need to provide additional 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

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

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

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

Application documents

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.