UniversityAuckland University of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Auckland University of Technology
Gain the skills to further your business career or for further study in the MBA with the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration provides an eligibility point for students who don’t want to enrol in a full Master of Business Administration (MBA) or who need added flexibility. All applicants need at least three years of relevant work experience. You're encouraged to continue into the MBA after completing this postgraduate diploma.
To graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration you must successfully complete 120 points of Master of Business Administration (MBA) papers.
Each paper involves six weeks of class learning, with one three-hour class per week followed by an examination week. You can start at any one of six eligibility points in the year.
Progressing to the MBA:
You can progress to the MBA by applying to the MBA Director and completing a further 60 points.
You are required to obtain a B- grade average in the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration to be considered for the MBA.
Must have completed one of:
Applicants who do not have a tertiary qualification are expected to provide evidence of relevant professional experience deemed, by the Examination Board, to be equivalent to an undergraduate degree. This would typically be 10 years work experience of which 3-4 is in a supervisory or management capacity. Candidates may also be required to complete an aptitude test and/or attend an interview.
Aptitude test and/or interview may be required
English Language Requirements:
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.