Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies (Mentoring and Leadership) (Level 8)

Toi Ohomai

Subject area

Organisation Management

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Entry requirements

Students must: * Be able to access a relevant workplace; and * Have a Bachelor degree or
Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a cognate subject; or * Postgraduate Certificate
in Applied Professional Studies (with or without endorsement) or in cognate subject for entry
to the Postgraduate Diploma; or * A combination of academic and practical or professional
experience based upon a record of learning (academic transcript), parchment and a
curriculum vitae detailing relevant educational achievements work experience and
professional achievements as follows: EITHER * completion of a post-secondary school
diploma in a related discipline at NZQA level 7 or equivalent from a recognised tertiary
provider; and * demonstration of at least two years relevant practical experience with at
least two written references (employer and character); or * demonstration of at least five
years relevant practical or professional experience at a senior level, evidence of ability to
study at postgraduate qualification level and two written references (employer and character)
; * IELTS Academic 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0, or equivalent or Waiariki English
Test 65 with no score lower than 60 for Mentoring and Leadership and Adult Teaching endorsements; or * IELTS Academic 7.0 with no band score lower than 7.0, or equivalent or Waiariki English Test 70 with no score lower than 70 for Vulnerable Peoples, and Infection Prevention and Control endorsements.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this qualification is to provide an opportunity for students to acquire knowledge and expertise in mentoring
and professional leadership in the context of their specialist field which complements their current experience and/or
qualifications. This qualification enables professionals in leadership roles to maintain currency and develop their discipline by ongoing professional development.

What graduates earn

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


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

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