Graduate Diploma in Applied Management.xml Graduate Diploma in Applied Management

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Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
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Graduate DiplomaFull time - 1 year, part time available over 4 years

Annual Fees(indicative 2016)

Programme code



$5,800 - $6,400


February, July





Course related costs



Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

22 January for February start; 23 June for July start


Christchurch - Madras Street


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.

Programme structure

To complete this Graduate 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
  • A bachelor's degree in any field excluding applied management

Alternative requirements
  • Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work and/or life experience (equivalent to a Bachelor's degree)
    or Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience eg 3 - 5 years full time work experience (relevant to business studies)
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. 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: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.










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

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