New Zealand Diploma in Business

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Business Management

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$2,472

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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Entry Requirements Applicants must have: NCEA Level 2, plus a minimum of eight Level 2 credits in English, four in writing and four in reading, or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge or skills. Applicants who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements will be eligible to be enrolled where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Domestic Language Entry Requirements If English or Maori is the not the applicant's first language, applicants will need an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5, or equivalent. International English Language Entry Requirements International applicants must have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5, or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$2,472 $2,472
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,455 $6,455
Total $8,926 $8,926

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


Student Success

81%


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.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Zonta International Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Provided by:

Zonta Club of Wellington

Website:

http://www.zonta.org.nz/awards-and-scholarships

Value:

US$8,000 each

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Te Mana o te Awa: Tertiary Scholarships A4

Provided by:

Te Mana o Te Awa o Whanganui

Website:

http://www.ngatangatatiaki.co.nz

Value:

$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: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.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.

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