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Graduate Certificate in Business Management

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Ara

Subject area

Organisation Management

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Entry requirements

Academic Requirements
Graduate Certificate in Business Management
A bachelor's degree in any field excluding Business Management.

Alternative Requirements
Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry. This may include Recognition of Prior Learning. Contact Ara for advice.

English Requirements
If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact Ara for an assessment.
* IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest).
Note:

IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.

Admission
Applicants who meet the requirements for admission are accepted into the programme in the order their applications are received.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Graduate Certificate is to enable graduates with an undergraduate degree, to gain applied specialised knowledge and experience in their chosen field of business. Graduates will have sound knowledge of the dynamic and changing environment in which managers operate both nationally and internationally. This will enable students to apply discipline specific knowledge at both operational and strategic levels in their chosen industry.

What graduates earn

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

$50,000

Median earnings one year after study

$56,000

Median earnings two years after study

$71,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

84%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$500 each

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000 each.

Read more

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 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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