New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6)

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Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must have: a minimum of 14 numeracy credits at level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the Directory of Assessment Standards; and 50 NCEA credits at level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of three subjects, including a minimum of 8 literacy credits at level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Maori; of which 4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits must be in writing. The literacy credits will be selected from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards found on the NZQA website at Literacy requirements for University Entrance; or equivalent to the above; or New Zealand University Entrance; or Successful completion of Level 5 New Zealand Diploma in Business. International students for whom English is not a first language must either meet one of the English language proficiency standards set out below IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 in one test event or equivalent or complete two years study at a New Zealand secondary school and achieve either NCEA Level 3 or New Zealand University Entrance or both. Provisional entry may also be granted to applicants who do not meet the criteria above, but present evidence of ability to succeed, (e.g.,maturity, life experience, work experience, other study); or provide evidence of relevant prior learning and experience All applicants will be required to complete an NZCDI Enrolment Form and may be interviewed in person or via telephone or Skype to evaluate their suitability for the programme.

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,096 $7,096
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$1,950 $1,950
Total $9,047 $9,047

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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 $39,003
Earnings range $28,689 - $46,694
In employment 59%
In further study 28%
On a benefit 7%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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