Institute of Technology or PolytechnicUniversal College of Learning (UCOL)
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
Palmerston North Campus (Main Campus)
Gain the understanding and expertise to work in today’s ever-changing business environment with UCOL’s Bachelor of Applied Management.
With practical industry experience built into this three-year programme, as well as workplace assignments and case studies, UCOL's Bachelor of Applied Management students are well prepared for a career in business and management.
The concept of applied management is core to the degree, where students apply knowledge, skills and capabilities in a variety of ways and contexts.
The Bachelor of Applied Management degree has professional accreditation with Chartered Accountants New Zealand (CAANZ) and Certified Professional Accountants Australia (CPA Australia) for students who undertake the Accounting CA major.
Online study - It's possible to study the first part of the degree (New Zealand Diploma in Business) online via TANZ E CAMPUS. If you're interested in this option, enquire to find out more.
Career & Study Outcomes
Students can elect to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) as the first year of the Bachelor of Applied Management degree.
Successful graduates have a strong foundation in essential business skills and applied management, and specialist experience and expertise in accounting disciplines including:
Job opportunities may include:
Your studies will depend upon your chosen major - Accounting, Accounting (CA/CPA Pathways), Operations and Production Management, Project Management, Business Information Systems and Logistics and Supply Chain Management .
Our Business programmes are supported by the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ), Certified Practicing Accountants Australia (CPA Australia), and the Institute of Management New Zealand (IMNZ).
Being involved in industry is an important part of our students’ journeys at UCOL. Work placements, internships, industry based assignments and case studies are all part of the process of getting our students industry ready.
Students will be assessed on a case-by-case basis to ensure they meet New Zealand University Entrance requirements.
Or equivalent academic achievement, such as:
Or on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean.
Or a provisional enrolment.
English language Requirement: IELTS - Academic: Score of 6 with no band lower than 5.5; TOEFL (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); Cambridge English Qualifications - B2, C1, or C2 with score of 169; no less than 162 in each skill; OET - Minimum Grade C or 200 in all subtests; NZCEL - Level 4 (Academic); and Pearson Test of English (Academic) - Score of 50 with no band less than 42.
Applicants under 20 years of age:
For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA, International Academic Qualifications Entry Criteria apply (Entry requirements vary from country to country).