Graduate Diploma in Business

Auckland Institute of Studies

Subject area

Management and Commerce not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall: (a) hold a bachelor's degree (at least equivalent to New Zealand pass standard) awarded by a tertiary institution approved by the Academic Board, or equivalent qualification; and (b) have an English level equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) / TOEFL iBT 60 (with a writing score of 18) / PToE academic score of 50 with no band lower than 42 / NZCEL (Academic) (Level 4); or (c) gain approval under Admission Regulation 1.3: Special Admission.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of the Graduate Diploma in Business is to provide a contemporary programme of study that will enhance opportunities for graduates of an undergraduate degree wishing to pursue a career or postgraduate studies in business or a related discipline. The programme aims to: * Develop students' business expertise. * Provide students with opportunities to liaise with the business community through internships and industry-based projects to develop specialist and transferrable skills. * Produce graduates who are future business leaders, critical thinkers, lifelong learners and meaningful contributors to organisations, economies and societies.

What graduates earn

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


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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 788 392
Phone: (09) 815 1717
Fax: (09) 815 1802

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