Diploma in Digital Marketing (Applied)

New Zealand Institute of Education

Subject area

Sales and Marketing not elsewhere classified




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This is a unique and cutting-edge specialised programme designed to support students to acquire and apply a holistic understanding of the various digital marketing channels to make informed decisions for strategic advantage of organisations, business units, or product line in a revolutionised digital environment. The programme is structured around digital marketing essentials with concepts and theories that underpin digital marketing approaches and their relationship to conventional marketing, digital channels including content marketing and media, digital design principles, websites and e-Commerce, mobile marketing, social media marketing and email fundamentals and strategic applications, search engine business model, and data analysis and reporting. The programme provides theoretical as well as practical insights allowing students to develop new skills and understand and harness the value in a constantly evolving digital marketing industry. This programme is targeted for those who are desirous of capitalising on career opportunities in digital marketing; marketing professionals who are currently using digital marketing to meet their objectives; entrepreneurs or business leaders who want to exploit online media to enhance their business performance.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

To gain entry into this programme, students must meet the General Entry or the Special Entry, and the English language requirements. General Entry Requirements *NQF level 5 diploma or above in business or a related discipline, or *120 credits in business or a related discipline at level 5 or above. English language Requirements Demonstrated completion of all primary or secondary school education or completed a level 5 tertiary qualification in English from countries including New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. Special Entry Requirements In lieu of a formal qualification, applicants may apply if they have: *demonstrated two years suitable work experience, or *an equivalent qualification to those stated in the General Entry requirements. Under these criteria the suitability of the applicant will be assessed and decided by the NZIE Academic Board. English requirements for speakers of other languages Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to either: Meet the English language requirements, or An IELTS academic score of 6.0 with no band below 5.5, or similar.

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,144 $8,144
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,130 $6,130
Total $14,274 $14,274

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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 $40,435
Earnings range N/A
In employment 55%
In further study 35%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 69 33 82
Phone: (09) 4896205
Fax: (09) 4896209
Email: info@nzie.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nzie.ac.nz

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