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Graduate Diploma in Marketing and Sales

STARTS: July 2021
Madras Street
Close Date: Accepted throughout the year
International Close Date: 22 January for February start; 23 June for July start

Gain theory and practical experience in the art of generating sales in today's competitive marketplace.

We live in a world full of consumerism with products, services and concepts constantly for sale in the marketplace. This qualification gives you an advanced understanding in the art of successful selling in today's competitive market.

In our graduate diploma you will gain an understanding of the concepts that make up successful market development and sales including areas such as buyer behaviour and communication strategies, marketing planning and control, international marketing and strategic marketing.

You will also have the chance to put your knowledge to the test in an industry project.

Part-time up to 4 years.

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320 per year
International costs
$21,310 per year
International Levy
$523.50 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2021

A Bachelor's degree in any field excluding marketing and sales.

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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Career opportunities

By the end of this programme you will have developed the skills and knowledge in sales and marketing and can apply for jobs in sales and marketing management, retail management, marketing research, market analysis, advertising, public relations, global business and multinational corporations.

Study pathways

Complement this graduate diploma with our Graduate Diploma in Project Management.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics

Graduate Diploma in Marketing and Sales

FULL-TIME - 1 Year

Gain theory and practical experience in the art of generating sales in today's competitive marketplace.

Information
Type Graduate Certificate / Diploma
Code CH4003
Next Starts July 2021
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 120
Level 7
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised before enrolment
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference CH4003-STRU

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320 per year
International costs
$21,310 per year
International Levy
$523.50 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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Graduate Diploma in Marketing and Sales - Jul 2021 - Christchurch
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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.

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