Bachelor of Applied Management

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Business Management



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

There is a growing need for effective managers who possess both technical and conceptual
managerial skills. Such managers can define business objectives, allocate resources
effectively, motivate employees and solve problems as they arise. Graduates of the Bachelor
of Applied Management will be able to apply these skills in management roles in a variety of
industry and professional settings.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants under the age of 20 years must satisfy the academic requirements for university entrance, comprising: Approved subjects - 42 credits at Level 3 or higher, made up of: o 14 credits in one approved subject for university entrance o 14 credits in another approved subject for university entrance o 14 credits from one or two additional domains or approved subjects for university entrance Literacy requirements - 8 credits in English or te reo Mâori at Level 2 or higher, made up of: o 4 credits in reading o 4 credits in writing Numeracy requirements - 14 credits in Numeracy at Level 1 or higher, made up of: o credits in Mathematics or Statistics and Probability or Pangarau or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627. or Hold a diploma at Level 5 or Level 6 with a substantial work placement component Applicants over the age of twenty years must have worked in a particular industry for at least three years and have gained some management experience or are able to provide an employer reference supporting their application. Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may never the less be considered for provisional admission. In such cases admission will be dependent on whether applicants demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of success in the programme. Continued enrolment is dependent on satisfactory performance. If English or Mâori is not the applicant s first language, or if the applicant did not undertake their secondary schooling in English, candidates will need to have passed an English language proficiency test with an Academic IEES score of at least 6.5 in all categories. Access to the internet is required for this programme.

Detailed requirements

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


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,511 $13,533
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,827 $20,481
Total $11,338 $34,014

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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 $49,333
Earnings range $39,283 - $59,876
In employment 80%
In further study 13%
On a benefit 1%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Mana o te Awa: Tertiary Scholarships A4

Provided by:

Te Mana o Te Awa o Whanganui



$3,000.00 each

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Zonta International Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Provided by:

Zonta Club of Wellington



US$8,000 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: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308

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

Where does this information come from?

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

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