New Zealand Diploma in International Freight Logistics (Shipping)

Manukau Institute of Technology

Subject area

International Business




2 Years

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide global and local organisations with people who have the high level, specialised knowledge of international freight logistics concepts, legislation and practice for employment within the shipping sector.

Learners will benefit by having high-level skills and knowledge within the shipping industry, to enable improved job performance and a credential to enhance employment opportunities.

The shipping sector will benefit by having graduates with the skills and knowledge to undertake senior logistics roles, or specialist roles in agency, liner, bulk or brokerage shipping.

This qualification is targeted at experienced supervisors and managers from within the industry, or experienced managers with related experience who are looking to enter the shipping industry.

Graduates will be capable of working in an autonomous management capacity, and are likely to be responsible for many aspects of established, operational and strategic planning for a shipping operation.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

General New Zealand Diploma in International Freight Logistics (Freight Forwarding) Level 5 [Ref: 2915] OR An appropriate shipping orientated qualification at Level 5 or above for example - Certificate in Commercial Logistics (Shipping) (Level 5), Diploma in Nautical Science , Diploma in Port Operations L5 OR Can demonstrate relevant work experience of two years in the shipping operations and carrier function English Language entry requirements Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. International students will demonstrate this by meeting the current NZQA requirements: islation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-ru les/prc gramme-approval-and-accreditation/app-2/the-table/ and http://www. nzqa.govt .nz/about-us/our-role/leg islation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/pre gramme-approval-and-accreditation/8/18/ Regulatory requirements No additional criteria are applicable . Orientation I Career Counselling Process Students will be invited via phone/skype to an orientation/information sharing and career counselling process to discuss the applicants' suitability for this programme. Selection Applicants who meet the entry requirements will be accepted on to the programme or a first-come-first served basis.

Detailed requirements

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2 Years

Tuition Fees

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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%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Westpac's Te Waiu O Aotearoa Trust scholarships

Provided by:

Westpac New Zealand Limited - Director - Client Relationships Institutional Banking



$5000 each

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Waikato-Tainui Tertiary Education Grant

Provided by:

Waikato Raupatu Lands Trust - Grants Officer



Contribution towards tuition fees only

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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

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701

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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.

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