New Zealand Diploma in Business
New Zealand Skills and Education College
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 strategic business contexts.
Graduates will be able to contribute to the achievement of business strategic 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 business knowledge and skills in a range of specialised strategic contexts. Some strands can lead to further credentialing by professional bodies.
Key Information for Students
There are no compulsory academic entry requirements, however the New Zealand Certificate in Real Estate (Salesperson) (Level 4) [Ref:3111] and/or the New Zealand Certificate in Real Estate (Specialist) (Level 5) with strands in Business Broking; Commercial and Industrial; Residential; and Rural [Ref: 3112] are suggested entry qualifications for learners in programmes leading to this qualification with the Real Estate Strand. Candidates should be aware of the licensing framework for the real estate sector to ensure they are operating within that framework. English Language Entry Requirements: Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake the programme which is taught and assessed in English. To gain entry into this programme, international students must meet the English Proficiency Outcomes for International Students for whom English is not their First Language as set out in Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 (Version 2). There are no other mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements for this qualification. International students must hold a valid study visa to enrol in this programme.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(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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Contribution towards tuition fees only
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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.
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.