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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Administration and Technology)

International Close Date: Received all year

Gain the skills needed to support the efficient operation of businesses and organisations.

This diploma is designed to enable you to support the operational efficiency and effectiveness of a business or organisation. It covers business basics including accounting, sales and marketing, human resources and risk management, then focuses on administration and technology aspects of business.

This focus will give you the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, organise and manage business administration functions, operations and projects, and to support management. You'll learn how to select, apply and support a broad range of current and emerging business technologies to meet a business's needs, as well as manage, analyse and evaluate administrative systems and processes and recommend improvements. In addition you'll gain skills in problem solving, critical thinking and effective communication.

The online offering is available through eCampus NZ.

Part-time up to 5 years.

Fees for 2022

Domestic Fee
$5,227 - $7,180 per year
International Fee
$20,869 per year
International Insurance
$553 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$324 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2022

NCEA Level 2 which must include: 8 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above and 14 Numeracy credits at Level 1 or above

If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 5.5 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

With this qualification you will have the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of administration roles in a variety of sectors. These roles may include personal and executive assistant, customer service consultant, project and event administrator, virtual assistant, office manager or office administration team leader.

Study pathways

You can further your expertise with a Bachelor of Applied Management which is available in 14 specialties. Credits from this diploma can be used towards the degree programme.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Maths

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Adminstration and Technology Strand)

FULL-TIME - 1 Year

Gain the skills needed to support the efficient operation of businesses and organisations.

Information
Type Diploma
Code NZ2459
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date Received all year
Credits 120
Level 5
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised on enrolment
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ2459-TECH

Fees for 2022

Domestic Fee
$5,227 - $7,180 per year
International Fee
$20,869 per year
International Insurance
$553 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$324 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2022
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Credit Recognition

If you have prior relevant experience or previous related study credits, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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