NZ Diploma in Business (Level 6)
Enter the exciting world of business through this internationally recognised qualification.
The New Zealand Diploma in Business is designed for people with an interest in business and management. You’ll develop practical business and commercial skills, which willl give you a solid foundation for taking on the business world, whether you head into a multinational corporation or a small family business. Students who complete this course will be eligible for entry to NZ Universities. Students who achieve ‘B’ grades or higher are eligible and can cross-credit some of their papers studied at NZIE to their Business Degree at University. International students who graduate from the NZ Diploma in Business will be eligble for a one-year open work visa on completion.
During the course and also after graduating you will receive ‘mentorship’ and ‘internship’ opportunities with an employer so you can get some really good experience in the workplace. This programme is unique to NZIE and is offered as part of the course at no extra cost to you.
Why study the NZ Diploma in Business at NZIE?
● Small Interactive Classes with our online resources gives you all the support you need. Our maximum class size is 15 which means you will receive 1-to-1 support from our experienced teachers.
Benefit: Supportive, Individual focus to learning. Students receive more one-to-one tutorial time with our teachers
● ALL students receive Study Skills support including personal development and communication skills.
Benefit: More personal confidence on completing the course allows our students more opportunities.
● ‘Think Recruit’ . Our dedicated recruitment team offer FREE recruitment and employment services to ALL students.
Benefit: You are more likely to receive work opportunities with NZIE than with other institutions
● If you want to further your studies at University you can cross-credit papers from this course. Any papers you receive a ‘B’ average in or better is available for cross-crediting.
Benefit: Complete University standard papers and gain up to 120 credits towards your business degree.
● Free English Classes for International Students. Our timetable allows students to continue studying English while studying on our Business Course
Benefit: International Students will graduate with a higher level of English and greater opportunities of gaining employment or success at University
● International Students will automatically be entitled to the ‘job seekers’ visa for one year.
Benefit: The ability to work in New Zealand after graduation
435 Small Business Management
530 Organisation and Management;
560 Effective Business Communication
550 Business Computing
501 Accounting Practices
520 Economic Environment
541 Fundamentals of Marketing
633 Human Resource Management
636 Applied Management
648 Marketing Planning and Control
For more information on the content of the papers please contact our course advisors.
Assistant Manager or Management positions in any industry. NZIE’s own Recruitment Agency, ‘Think Recruit’ will assist you with work placement.
International Students will be entitled to a ‘job finders’ one-year work Visa. NZIE will assist you with work placement opportunities on completion of the course.
Pathway to a Bachelor of Business Programme :
Enrol on a Bachelor of Business programme at a New Zealand University and cross-credit your papers with a ‘B’ grade or higher on completion of the Diploma .
Graduates can gain a maximum of 120 credits from Massey University. AUT University and University of Auckland work out their cross-credits on a case-by-case basis. NZIE will assist you with the application with these Universities.
NZIE also has pathway agreements with the following institutions where the NZ Diploma in Business is recognised for cr0ss-credits:
- Whitireia Polytechnic
- AIS St Helens
Please contact us for more details on our cross crediting arrangements.
Duration: 76 weeks ( 2 Academic Years of 38 weeks plus holidays)
Start dates: 3 February 2014
Hours: 20 hours per week
Where: Available at our two Auckland Campuses: Takapuna Beach (North Shore City) and Manukau City Campuses.
New Zealand Students
Have a minimum of 50 NCEA credits at level 2 or higher on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) with a minimum 12 credits at level 2 or higher in each of three subjects from the approved subject list, including a minimum of:
Eight credits at level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Māori, of which four credits must be in Reading and four in Writing, or equivalent; and
Have a minimum of 14 credits at level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the NQF, or equivalent.
Applicants who do not meet the general admission requirements when the course begins may be considered for special admission if they can provide evidence and demonstrate aptitude at the required level or appropriate work or other experience
International Students: 6.0 or higher for IELTS with no band less than 5.5 (or an equivalent test including NZIE’s English Proficiency Test); • Students must be at least 18 years old.
NZIE is an NZQA Category 1 institute which means that international students who enrol with us can sit the NZIE English Proficiency test instead of IELTS of TOEFL.
OR International Students that have completed 2 years of NZ Secondary School and have completed NCEA Level 3 will meet the English requirements for this course.
Where: Available at our two Auckland Campuses: Takapuna Beach( North Shore City) and Manukau City Campuses
International Student Fees: See the fees section of the website for International Fees.
Domestic Student Fees: Contact us on 0800 693 382 or send us an enquiry here for more information on fees for domestic students.
Student loans and allowances are available to all NZIE domestic students if you meet the criteria. Find out if you’re eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 889 900 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz
To find out more or enrol : click on the ‘want to know more’ button and send us your details. We’ll contact you within 24 hours with more information.