New Zealand Diploma in Business (Marketing and Sales strand).xml New Zealand Diploma in Business (Marketing and Sales strand)

DiplomaFull-time, 1 year | Part-time up to 5 years

Programme code

NZ2459

Starts

February, July

Credits

120

Level

5

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Received all year

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street, Timaru, Ashburton, Online*

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

Domestic

$870 per paper

International

$19,920

Course related costs

About this programme

Equip yourself with sales and marketing skills to drive the success of any business or organisation

This diploma is designed to equip you with sales and marketing skills that will enable you to contribute to the achievements of a business or organisation.

It covers business basics such as communication, human resources, business law, organisational culture, economics, risk management and problem solving, then focuses on sales and marketing aspects of business. This focus will give you knowledge and skills in marketing philosophy, segmentation, targeting and positioning. You'll also gain skills in managing performance, attitudes and buyer behaviour.

* The online offering is available through TANZ eCampus

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this programme you'll have the skills and knowledge to work in marketing and sales in entry-level roles
such as: marketing assistant, junior account manager, sales representative and digital marketing assistant.

Study pathways

You can further your expertise with a Bachelor of Applied Management, available int 14 specialisations. Credits from this diploma can be used towards the degree programme.

Recommended school subjects

Programme structure

To complete this 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
  • NCEA Level 2 which must include:

    • 8 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above and
    • 14 Numeracy credits at Level 1

    Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

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.

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.

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OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.5 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

LISTENING

5.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • An Admission and Enrolment 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.

  • 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

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.