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Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Management

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Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma

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The new Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Management is jointly offered by WelTec and Whitireia and was co-designed with industry

Get your business management career started with this Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Management

Designed alongside our industry partners this new programme will give you the work-ready skills you’ll need to land your dream job.

Study your passion with strands available in; Accounting, Business Analysis and Knowledge Management, Marketing and Sales, Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Operations Management.

What you will learn

  • Get real-world experience during your industry project
  • Learn skills that employers are looking for
  • Develop your communication skills helping you land your dream job
  • Learn to think critically, act ethically and communicate effectively
  • Develop problem-solving skills that you can use in any industry


This programme was designed with our industry partners so you will graduate with awesome skills that are valued by employers.

You will be ready to take on a number of roles including:

  • Business analyst
  • Accounts clerk
  • Financial controller
  • Sales management
  • Marketing management
  • Business development
  • Specialist management positions with tourism organisations

Campus: Whitireia Auckland (Operation Management Strand only)

Entry criteria

A three year Bachelor degree or equivalent study/work experience. Students enrolling in the Accounting strand need to have completed a three year Bachelor degree that includes introductory courses in Accounting.

IELTS 6.0 (with no band lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT) score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)

Cambridge English: FCE with a pass at Grade B

Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PToE (Academic) score of 50

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