Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Business Management

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Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements are
1 a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification) in a related discipline, or
2 a combination of academic qualifications and relevant skills and knowledge acquired through work or professional experience that is deemed equivalent to 1 above.
3 International applicants must demonstrate that they have equivalent academic qualifications and experience, and those for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of English language competence of IELTS academic overall band score of 6.5 with no individual band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management will extend and deepen their knowledge and understanding of research and enquiry methods, current capabilities and issues over a wider range of disciplines within an applied management context. Through experiential learning strategies and reflective practice, students will apply management practices in the field of business management or business information systems. This qualification prepares students for further postgraduate study or to obtain employment, advance their careers or develop their own organisation.

What graduates earn

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


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Mana o te Awa: Tertiary Scholarships A4

Provided by:

Te Mana o Te Awa o Whanganui



$3,000.00 each

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Zonta International Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Provided by:

Zonta Club of Wellington



US$8,000 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

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