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Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) - Te Pukenga
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Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management (Level 8)

This course is available

On-Campus, Online

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

17 weeks

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024

Campus

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Summary

Take the first step towards a Masters qualification.

NMIT offers a Master of Applied Management pathway qualification. The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management is the first six months of the 15 month Master of Applied Management. You will complete the four core compulsory courses from the Master to be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate qualification and/or go onto the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management or Master programme.

This programme consist of four compulsory courses

MGT801 Critical management issues
MGT802 Design thinking and innovation management
MGT803 Managing in a digital world
MGT804 Leadership and managing talent.

These courses are designed to give you a broad expertise in applied management and are recommended for people who are looking to pursue a career in management, or who are currently working in a management role and want to increase their skills.

Aims of the programme

The aim of this programme is to provide the opportunity for students to build a sound foundation of applied management skills and knowledge relevant to anyone in a managerial role, whether they are self-employed, or working for a business entity or a public, private or not for profit organisation.

Key features

  • Up to 18-months full-time
  • Open entry for holders of a degree from all industry backgrounds
  • Study fully online or face-to-face on either the Nelson or Blenheim campus with blended learning
  • Pathways into the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management and the Master in Applied Management.

Career opportunities

Graduates will find career opportunities in a wide variety of sectors including the public, private and not for profit sectors. This includes managerial responsibilities and leadership roles in whether they are self-employed or working for a business entity or a public, private or not for profit organisation. Research-related roles including consultancy and advisory positions in a wide range of business and industry-specialised areas both domestically and internationally.

Potential roles after graduation include:

  • Trainer
  • Business Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Project Manager
  • Management Consultant

Entry criteria

A Bachelor’s degree

OR

Relevant skills and knowledge acquired through appropriate work or professional experience.

Alternative requirements

Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for postgraduate tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate)

English language requirements

  • IELTS test: Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 79 (with a writing score of 21); PTE (Academic) score of 58 with no band score lower than 50; Cambridge English Qualifications: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 176. No less than 169 in each skill. OET: Minimum of Grade C+ or 300 in all sub-tests. NZCEL - Level 5. Language Cert - C1 Expert International ESOL Written (LRW) HIGH PASS with no less than 25/50 in each skill and Spoken (S) PASS, or C2 Mastery International ESOL Written (LRW) PASS with no less than 25/50 in each skill and Spoken (S) PASS.

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