National Diploma in Business National Diploma in Business (fully online)

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National Diploma in Business (fully online)
Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirement

12 credits in NCEA English Level 1 and 36 credits in NCEA Level 2. If English is not your first language, IELTS 6.0 General (no lower than 6.0 in any band).

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

If you're working as a manager or team leader or would like to move into this area, with our fully online programme you will gain the formal recognition to manage people in the workplace and excel in management roles.

This qualification is delivered online to allow you to fit studies around your job and is designed for people who are currently or want to work in the management and leadership of a team or business unit.

You will learn how to contribute to organisational strategy, plan and prepare business information, prepare financial statements, perform financial analysis, create operational marketing plans and contribute to change management.

You will also have the ability to source and evaluate, problem solve and use information and communication technology effectively.

You need to have an internet ready computer, email software, Microsoft Office 2007 or other, desirable but not essential.

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
  • 12 credits in NCEA English Level 1 and 36 credits in NCEA Level 2.
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
  • You must be currently working in a supervisory/ management position, or have access to management functions, with access to a computer.

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

5.5

WRITING

6.0

LISTENING

5.5
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Selection criteria

Applicants who meet the requirements for admission are accepted into the programme in the order their applications are received.

PROGRAMME CODE: ND1498
LEVEL: 5
CREDITS: 120
COMMENCES: Please enquire
APPLICATION DUE:
Domestic: Please enquire
International: Please enquire
ANNUAL FEES:
Domestic: $2,450 - $3,000
International: $18,400
LOCATION: Online
ADDITIONAL COSTS: No additional costs

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form or an International 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.

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

Due to Immigration New Zealand visa requirements international students are ineligible to enrol in this national certificate.

Application documents

Career opportunities

With this qualification you will be capable of operating professionally, ethically and responsibly to show positive leadership, while gaining a solid grounding in many areas of business management and be ready to launch your career in the field or advance from your current position.

Study pathways

Credits from this diploma can be credited towards the Bachelor of Applied Management, where you can specialise in accounting, business information systems, business transformation and change, event management, human resource management, innovation and entrepreneurship, operations and production management, project management and sales and marketing.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics