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Graduate Diploma in Business

NZ Institute of Business & Technology

Subject area

Business Management

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have:
A Bachelor degree or;
Equivalent professional experience

Applicants for whom English is a second or other language will need to have passed an English language proficiency test with an IELTS academic score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Graduate Diploma in Business is designed for people who have an undergraduate degree or three year Diploma, from any discipline area, who want to develop knowledge and skills in business related fields of study.
The Graduate Diploma in Business aims to attract international students to New Zealand in support of the Government's strategic endeavour to double the value of international education to $5b by 2025. The programme will give the student applied business education, within a New Zealand context. The programme will explicitly connect the student to the global business labour market need (especially NZ's long-term skill shortage and skill-migrant categories) in line with NZIBT's stated strategy.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Business and Management at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$1,000 each.

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Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$500 each

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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) 469428
Phone: (0800) 469428

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