Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems

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Graduate DiplomaFull time -1 year, part time and evening options available.

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

CH3994

Domestic

$6,150 - $6,700. per year

Starts

February, July (part time only)

International

$19,120

Credits

120

Course related costs

Advised before enrolment

Level

7

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

22 January for February start

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street

Content

Acquire the skills and knowledge to keep up with the latest innovative business systems and advances in technology.

In our graduate diploma you will learn methods for profiling key information on the internet and consider the value of social media for internal and external communications. Other areas of study include applied computing, advanced business analysis essentials, and the latest techniques for management of information and communication technologies. We also connect you with our industry partners to put this knowledge to use in the real world on a relevant project.

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 business information systems.

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.

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 Admission and Enrolment Form or an International Application Form

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

On completion of this programme you will be ready to join the world's fastest growing industry and establish your career in systems analysis, eBusiness analysis and consulting, integrated enterprise systems, web services, IT project management and digital marketing roles.

Study pathways

Continue with further graduate study in information design, project management, business transformation and change, operation and production management or sales and marketing.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics