New Zealand Diploma in Business
Eastern Institute of Technology Ltd
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have business knowledge and skills that can be applied in a range of operational business contexts.
Graduates will be able to contribute to the achievement of business operational objectives, through the application of knowledge and skills, in an ethical and inclusive manner, in accordance with ngā kaupapa o te Tiriti o Waitangi (the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi), and in a multi-cultural environment.
The qualification includes strands that allow graduates to apply knowledge and skills in a range of specialised business operational contexts. Some strands can lead to further credentialing by professional bodies.
Key Information for Students
A minimum of 14 numeracy credits at level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the Directory of Assessment Standards, and 50 credits at level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of three subjects including a minimum of 8 literacy credits at level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Maori; of which 4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits must be in writing. The literacy credits will be selected from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards found on the NZQA website at Literacy requirements for University Entrance. or Successful completion of the NZ Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4), the NZ Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) or (Small Business) (Level 4), or the NZ Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) or (Level 4) or An equivalent qualification including evidence of equivalent literacy and numeracy abilities as stated above. Or, if the applicant is 20 years or over: Evidence of relevant knowledge and experience, including literacy and numeracy abilities as stated above. In the latter two situations the applicant is required to participate in an enrolment interview with the purpose of verifying the evidence. Applicants whose first language is not English must have an acceptable level of English language fluency prior to enrolment in the programme. This may be demonstrated in a variety of ways, including schooling in New Zealand, completion of the relevant New Zealand Certificate in English Language, approved scores on IELTS tests or completion of accepted international equivalents. Specific scores for IELTS and New Zealand Certificates in English Language are as follows: IELTS 5.5 Academic (no band score lower than 5) NZCEL Level 4 with an Academic endorsement For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. There are no other requirements. Computer literacy is highly recommended0
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$28,689 - $46,694|
|In further study||28%|
|On a benefit||7%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Where does this information come from?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.