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Bachelor of Applied Management (Operations and Production Management)

STARTS: February 2021
Madras Street

Develop the specialist skills and organisational strengths you need to support a career creating greater efficiency and increased productivity within diverse commercial settings

Develop the specialist skills and organisational strengths you need to support a career creating greater efficiency and increased productivity within diverse commercial settings.

In your first year of study we broaden your knowledge with core business strategies and operational subjects including accounting, business communication, commercial law, business heritage, culture and sustainability, marketing, computing, management and applied research. In the following two years, our degree programme examines all aspects of the Operations and Production Management major with studies in:

  • Intermediate Management Accounting - Covers the processes and information required for effective planning, control and decision making.
  • Operations Management - Develops the concepts and analytical methods for transforming inputs into completed goods and services via the management of people and resources.
  • Project Management - Appraises project plans using MS Project® and explores the basic principles and terminology of project management.
  • Resource Integration Management - Examines aspects of supply chain management, business facility layout/modification and engineering economics, and their relation to effective business operation, technical management, project management and production of goods and services.
  • Product Development - Evaluates appropriate tools and methods for achieving best outcomes and effective management across all facets of new product and service developments.
  • Cooperative Education Project - With this aspect of our programme you will work 'hands-on' within a real business environment applying your learning for a minimum of 400 hours.

You will also complete a significant research project for your host organisation.

Part-time up to 10 years.

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$6,320 - $7,140 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$19,920 per year
International Levy
$523.50

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$20,520 per year
International Levy
$523.50

University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects and:

  • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing,
  • Numeracy* - 14 credits at Level 1 or above

OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara Business and ICT Pathway or equivalent

Due to Covid-19 disruption, if you studied and achieved NCEA Level 3 during 2020, you only need 12 credits per Level 3 subject (i.e. total of 36 credits). Literacy and Numeracy requirements remain the same

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

* NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/

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.

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.
  • 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 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 6.0 Academic

  • 5.5 Listening
  • 5.5 Reading
  • 5.5 Writing
  • 5.5 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Bachelor of Applied Management (Operations and Production Management)

FULL-TIME - 3 Years

Develop the specialist skills and organisational strengths you need to support a career creating greater efficiency and increased productivity within diverse commercial settings

Information
Type Degree
Code CH3988
Next Starts February 2021
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 360
Level 7
May be eligible for Studylink? Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference CH3988-OPPR

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$6,320 - $7,140 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$19,920 per year
International Levy
$523.50

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$20,520 per year
International Levy
$523.50
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