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NZ Diploma in Business
(Leadership and Management)

Level 5

36 weeks

120 Credits

Auckland & Christchurch

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This qualification will provide both New Zealand and Global businesses and organisation with graduates who can apply advanced business management knowledge and skills to be able to manage within a business management environment. 

In addition to advanced business management knowledge and skills, graduates with a specialisation in Brand Management will be able to design effective marketing programmes to build, measure and manage brand equity. 

Entry Requirement : 

Domestic Applicants 

  • At least 20 years of age at programme start date

  • a minimum of 14 numeracy credits at Level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the National Qualifications Framework

  • 50 credits at Level 1 or above with at least 12 credits each of three subjects plus a minimum of eight literacy credits at Level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Maori; four credits must be in Reading and four credits must be in writing

  • Provisional entry can be granted to applicants with sufficient work experience. 

International Applicants 

  • IELTS 5.5 with individual no bands less than 5.0 or equivalent as per the English Language Proficiency Requirements for International students determined by NZQA. 

Papers Included

Students will be required to study the following eight papers in two semester

  1. Business Environment

  2. Fundamentals of Marketing

  3. Business Operations and Resources

  4. Management Professional Development and Practice

  5. Business Planning

  6. Business Leadership

  7. Work-Integrated Business Project

Career Opportunities

Graduates with the Leadership and Management major will be able to work or gain employment as a trainee manager, assistant manager, assistant team leader, supervisor, coordinator, team leader role at an operational level within New Zealand business entities. 

Qualification Gained:
NZ Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management) Level 5

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