The aim of this national diploma is to provide students with a broad base of business knowledge and skills in general areas such as accounting, law, communications or economics. This qualification also provides the opportunity to specialise in areas such as accounting, marketing or human resource management.
Academic Entry: Students less than 20 years old must have a minimum of 14 numeracy credits at level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework and;
50 credits at level 2 with at least 12 credits in each of three subjects including a minimum of 8 literacy credits at level two or above in English or Te Reo Māori; 4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits must be in writing. The literacy credits will be achieved from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards or equivalent of both of the above
English Requirement: Students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of competency in English language equivalent to IELTS 6 (Academic).
To achieve the award of New Zealand Diploma In Business (Level 6) students must pass a total of 240 credits, including:
• A maximum of 60 credits at Level 4;
• A minimum of 80 credits at Level 6;
• 120 credits from the Core Prescriptions; and
• 120 credits from the Elective List.
International students must be enrolled fulltime and attend classes for 20 hours per week, as per New Zealand Immigration requirements.
Core Prescriptions (choose 120 credits): All papers are 20 credits:
500 Accounting Principles:
510 Introduction to Commercial Law:
520 The Economic Environment:
530 Organisations and Management:
541 Fundamentals of Marketing:
550 Business Computing:
560 Business Communication:
501 Accounting Practices:
601 Financial Accounting:
602 Management Accounting:
603 Business Finance:
636 Applied Management: