Diploma in Applied Management

New Zealand Management Academies Limited

Subject area

Business Management




1 Year

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Diploma in Applied Management (Level 7) qualification will prepare students for a career in the field of professional retail management, project management or supply chain management.

The aim is to educate and graduate professional business managers with the technical and decision making skills necessary for success in local and international business contexts, in the retail management and project management fields.

Graduates will have been provided with networks and links to the professional retailing and project management industries and a well-rounded and multi-disciplinary qualification relevant to today's corporate sector.

The objective is to develop reflective practitioners who can work effectively and:
a. apply advanced knowledge and skills in commercial practice
b. add value to a profit or non-profit organisation
c. develop their own businesses
d. apply understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and practical implications of strategic decision making
e. work independently or in teams
f. understand cultural, ethical, social and environmental issues
g. develop strong social skills and work with people from diverse cultures.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

In order to be eligible for admission to the programme, candidates must have successfully completed a level 6 NZQA-approved business diploma or equivalent. The minimum age at course start date is 18 years. International students must have a minimum IELTS academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 or equivalent from the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
Total N/A N/A

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $39,003
Earnings range $28,689 - $46,694
In employment 59%
In further study 28%
On a benefit 7%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

Click here for more information about the Key Information for Students

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Zonta International Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Provided by:

Zonta Club of Wellington




US$8,000 each

Read more

Te Mana o te Awa: Tertiary Scholarships A4

Provided by:

Te Mana o Te Awa o Whanganui




$3,000.00 each

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 309 7802
Fax: (09) 2701269
Email: Quality@nzma.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nzma.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

What to do if you find incorrect course information

MyQ is now closed. Find out more about MyQ