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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Human Resource Management)

STARTS: February 2021
Madras Street
International Close Date: Received all year

Specialise in human resource management by combining your people skills with business knowledge

Human resource management requires a combination of knowledge and people skills. This programme will give you an understanding of both as you cover everything from employment relations and human resource management to communication and organisational behaviour management.

It covers business basics such as communication, human resources, business law, organisational culture, economics, risk management and problem solving, then focuses on human resource aspects of business.

* The online offering is available through TANZ eCampus Part-time up to 5 years.

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$5,040 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$19,920 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$5,140 - $7,060 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$20,520 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021

NCEA Level 2 which must include: 8 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above and 14 Numeracy credits at Level 1 or above

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

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.

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 5.5 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 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

This programme will equip you with the necessary skills to become a human resource assistant in a large company, or to take on a human resource management responsibilities in a small to medium-sized business. Other opportunities include working as a human resource administrator, a health and safety officer or a payroll officer.

Study pathways

The New Zealand Diploma in Business leads to a range of higher level programmes at Ara. You can use it to gain entry (and credit recognition) for the Bachelor of Applied Management which is available in 14 specialisations.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Maths

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Human Resource Management Strand)

FULL-TIME - 1 Year

Specialise in human resource management by combining your people skills with business knowledge

Information
Type Diploma
Code NZ2459
Next Starts February 2021
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date Received all year
Credits 120
Level 5
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ2459-HRMG

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$5,040 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$19,920 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$5,140 - $7,060 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320
International costs
$20,520 per year
International Levy
$523.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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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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