Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration

Auckland Institute of Studies

Subject area

Business Management


26 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration provides graduates with applied skills in the core business disciplines at a managerial level. The programme combines theoretical and applied components in an environment that imitates real-world business settings, to enhance managerial competencies and enable overall personal growth.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall: 1. have an English level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0) / TOEFL iBT 79 (with a writing score of 21) / PToE academic score of 58 / AIS Test of English Proficiency (TEP) 56/80 (with no band less than 13); and 2. hold an undergraduate degree (at least equivalent to New Zealand pass standard) or a graduate diploma, bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma or postgraduate degree, awarded by a tertiary institution approved by the Academic Board; or possess a qualification awarded by a recognised tertiary or professional organisation as approved by the Academic Board as being of an appropriate standard either for direct entry, or for entry conditional upon satisfactory completion of a prescribed bridging programme of study; and 3. have completed a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant work experience as approved by the Academic Board; or hold an undergraduate degree (at least equivalent to New Zealand pass standard) or a graduate diploma, bachelor honours degree or postgraduate diploma in cognate discipline areas awarded by a tertiary institution approved by the Academic Board and include the module 4.798 in their programme of studies; or 4. gain approval under Admission Regulation 1.3: Special Admission.

Detailed requirements

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26 Weeks

Tuition Fees

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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 $58,710
Earnings range $46,056 - $70,743
In employment 74%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 1%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Zonta International Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Provided by:

Zonta Club of Wellington



US$8,000 each

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

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