Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management.xml Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management

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Graduate DiplomaFull time - 1 year, Part time over 4 years

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

Programme code



$7560 - $7880


February, July





Course related costs

To be advised



Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Received all year




Equip yourself to improve organisational effectiveness.

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.

An industry project will form part of your studies and will provide you with hands-on experience that strengthens your understanding of the area.

Career opportunities

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

Programme structure

To complete this Graduate 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
  • A bachelor's degree in any field excluding the specialisation being chosen.

Alternative requirements
  • Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work and/or life experience (equivalent to a Bachelor's degree)
    or Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience eg 3 - 5 years full time work experience
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. Refer also to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart which includes credits in English-rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.
  • IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in speaking, reading and writing subtests and 6.0 in listening subtest).
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form or an International Application Form

Your on-the-job experience may count towards part or even all of this qualification. Tolearn more, contact our Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning (CAPL) .

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.