Duration
1 year
Intakes
Feb Jul
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
 
Foreign students
USD 14,849
NZD 22,250
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business provides you with a broad range of skills to take your business career to the next level. Explore the tools to improve business performance and practice, and develop a sound knowledge of business strategy and processes, relationships in business organisations, and the business environment. You gain an understanding of the nature of the new business environment in which you'll be working. Highlights include:

  • Developed with input from national and international business leaders.
  • A multi-disciplinary perspective.
  • Flexibility: select those courses that are most relevant to your business career. Choose from a number of electives, covering business communication, information technology, business management, marketing, and organisational theory and behaviour.
  • Highly qualified staff with strong links to the business community.
  • Classes are a mixture of weekly, weekend, evening and distance learning formats.
  • Cross-credits towards the Master of Business.

Entry Requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree in the same or similar discipline, with merit achievement, deemed to be an average grade of B- or higher in all level 7 courses; OR
  • A professional qualification in a relevant discipline, recognised as being equivalent to merit achievement in a bachelor degree.

English Language Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated by a minimum of 8 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English (4 in Reading, 4 in Writing).
  • International Students for whom English is not their First Language
    • Completion of one of the following qualifications:
      • NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Academic Level 5
      • Graduate Certificate in English as an Additional Language (Unitec Qualification)
    • An overall IELTS band score (Academic Format) of 6.5 with a no band score lower than 6;
    • An overall TOEFL pBT (Paper-based Test) score of  590 (plus essay TWE of 5.5) OR an overall TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) score of 79 (plus writing score of 21);
    • Level C1 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
    • First Certificate in English (FCE) with a pass at Grade A OR Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with a score of 58 or higher OR Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a score of 45 or higher  under the Cambridge International standard tests of English as a foreign language;
    • Pearson Test of English (PToE) (Academic) with a score of 58;
    • City & Guilds Internal English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) C1 Expert with a score of 42.