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Bachelor of Applied Management (Strategic Management)

STARTS: February 2023
Madras Street
Close Date: Accepted throughout the year
International Close Date: 22 January for February start, 23 June for July start

COVID-19 vaccination information

Placements or workplace assignments are an integral part of this programme.You don’t need to supply evidence of your Covid-19 vaccination status to apply for this programme, but please be aware that some workplaces may require evidence from you that you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19 before allowing you to complete work at their organisation.

Equip yourself with skills and knowledge to improve organisational effectiveness through application of strategic management.

This programme is designed to equip you with the skills needed to be an effective strategic management professional. capable of working in a range of business environments.

It covers applied business management, leadership, strategic planning, finance and marketing. A co-operative education project will see you working hands-on within a real business environment for up to 300 hours, applying your critical thinking and analytical skills. Part-time up to 10 years.

Fees for 2022

Domestic Fee
$6,814 - $7,628 per year
International Fee
$20,869 per year
International Insurance
$553 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$324 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2022

Fees for 2023

Domestic Fee
$7,001 - $7,837 per year
International Fee
$21,495 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2023

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* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)

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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Core courses
 
Elective courses

Career opportunities

With this qualification you'll be capable of working in positions as a manager, director or organisation leader.

Study pathways

With this qualification you can complete any of our graduate diplomas in a different area of business to enhance your skills.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics

Bachelor of Applied Management (Strategic Management)

FULL-TIME - 3 Years

Equip yourself with skills and knowledge to improve organisational effectiveness through application of strategic management.

Information
Type Degree
Code CH3988
Next Starts February 2023
Application close date Accepted throughout the year
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date 22 January for February start, 23 June for July start
Credits 360
Level 7
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised before enrolment
May be eligible for Studylink? Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference CH3988-STRA

Fees for 2022

Domestic Fee
$6,814 - $7,628 per year
International Fee
$20,869 per year
International Insurance
$553 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$324 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2022

Fees for 2023

Domestic Fee
$7,001 - $7,837 per year
International Fee
$21,495 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2023
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