1 year
Feb Jul
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 11,946
NZD 17,900
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

A graduate of the Diploma in Applied Business will, in a range of diverse and changing organisational settings, effectively be able to:

  • Add value by applying specialised business skills
  • Apply a range of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Apply critical problem solving skills in a specialised business area with initiative and judgement
  • Work independently and within teams of diverse people
  • Have appropriate skills and knowledge to pursue further study and professional development.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of 14 numeracy credits at Level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the National Qualifications Framework and
  • 50 credits at Level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of three subjects, plus a minimum of eight literacy credits at Level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo M?ori; four credits must be in Reading and four credits must be in Writing or
  • Successful completion of a certificate programme such as NZIM Certificate in Management.
  • Equivalent qualifications.

Applicants 20 years old or more:

  • Applicants who do not meet the criteria above, but present evidence of ability to succeed (eg. maturity, life experience, work experience, other study).
  • Entry to subsequent study is conditional on success at the entry level.

English Language Requirement:

  • An acceptable level of English language fluency. 
  • TOEFL (540) or IELTS (5.5 Academic) tests, completion of accepted international equivalents.