Graduate Diploma in Business

40 Weeks

This course will introduce you to skills in predicting, integrating and coordinating business processes at an executive level.

If you’re keen to learn advanced business skills and knowledge at graduate level, this programme covers a range of subjects and offers specialisations including management, accounting and information systems.

You’ll study organisation and management, business communication, leadership and project management. In addition, you’ll carry out an industry project, enabling you to get hands-on and apply your knowledge.

You’ll be able to plan and manage projects, display independent problem-solving skills and manage teams of diverse people. You’ll also understand business transformation processes and procedures within an organisation.

This graduate diploma also has an endorsement in accounting or management available.

What you will learn

A graduate of this programme will be able to: 

  • Plan and manage projects 
  • Work independently and manage teams of diverse people
  • Transform business processes and  procedures within an organisation and 
  • Display independent problem-solving skills

Courses in this programme

Students are required to gain 120 credits from the courses listed, with a minimum of 45 credits at Level 5 or 6 and a minimum of 75 credits at Level 7. If the Diploma is taken as a specialism (with an endorsement), the Diploma must contain at least 45 credits (of the required 75 credits) at Level 7 from the chosen specialist discipline.

Note: A range of courses and specialisms offered in this programme may vary in each academic year. A complete list of all courses and specialisms offered in this programme of study will be provided prior to the start of the programme.

Level 5 Courses

  • AMBD500 - Business Data Analysis
  • AMCL510 - Commercial Law
  • AMEC520 - Economics
  • 7725.509 - Introduction to Accounting and Taxation
  • AMIM541 - Introduction to Marketing

Level 6 Courses

  • AMIS600 - Accounting Information Systems
  • AMAM636 - Applied Management
  • AMAA600 - Auditing and Assurance
  • AMCB644 - Consumer Behaviour
  • AMHR633 - Human Resources
  • AMFA601 - Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • AMMA602 - Intermediate Management Accounting
  • AMBA600 - Introduction to Business Analysis
  • AMIF603 - Introduction to Finance
  • AMLO609 - Leadership in Organisations
  • AMOM632 - Operations Management
  • AMPM601 - Project Management Theory
  • AMRM600 - Research Methodology
  • AMST600 - Special Topic
  • AMTX606 - Taxation in New Zealand
  • AMLB610 - The Law of Business Entities

Level 7 Courses

  • AMFA700 - Advanced Financial Accounting
  • AMMA700 - Advanced Management Accounting
  • AMPM700 - Advanced Project Management
  • AMTC700 - Business Transformation and Change
  • AMIP700 - Industry Project
  • AMSM701 - Services Management
  • AMST700 - Special Topic
  • AMSM700 - Strategic Management

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

  • 3 year degree or equivalent qualification
  • Applications from industry who can demonstrate significant work and professional experience to enter advanced courses for the Graduate Diploma in Business will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Applicants for whom English is not their first language require a minimum IELTS score of 6 with no band lower than 5.5, or NZCEL Level 4 (Academic).

Intakes & Applications

Dates & Bookings

This programme is not open to international students.
Graduate Diploma in Business
Auckland
Graduate Diploma in Business
Graduate Diploma in Business
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
,
January 16, 2023
December 1, 2023
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
Part Time
or
only.
Full Time
only.
.
Short Course
Price:
Fees:
$6,001
International
International Fees:
$19,282
Proudly delivered in partnership with
.
Graduate Diploma in Business
Whangārei
Graduate Diploma in Business
Graduate Diploma in Business
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
,
February 13, 2023
December 1, 2023
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
Part Time
or
only.
Full Time
only.
.
Short Course
Price:
Fees:
$6,001
International
International Fees:
$19,282
Proudly delivered in partnership with
.
Proudly delivered in partnership with
.

All fees are in New Zealand Dollars and are approximate only - includes GST but excludes the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF) levy. Unless otherwise stated, the fees shown are for domestic students only. For programmes longer than one academic year in duration, the fees quoted are for the first year. Final study costs depends on a number of factors including the courses you select to study.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. See our full Terms and conditions.

Additional Information

About Te Pūkenga

NorthTec is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). From 1 October 2022, all references to NorthTec or Northland Polytechnic on this website (and any documentation linked through this website) need to be read as references to Te Pūkenga and its NorthTec business division.

Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and the arranging training activities of certain Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) together to create a national network. This will give learners more choices and flexibility in what, where, and how they learn.

Existing NorthTec ākonga (learners) will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga automatically in the same qualification and will continue to learn in the same way, in the same place, with the same people.

Learners should note that all programmes offered across Te Pūkenga are under review to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry and may be changed. Where there are changes to programmes that you have applied to enrol in, you will be notified of these changes.

Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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