UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
University of Canterbury
The Postgraduate Diploma in Business provides the skills and competencies that will allow graduates to gain employment within the private and public sector in relevant business positions. It also provides a pathway to the Master of Business Management and Master of Professional Accounting programmes.
As one of the qualifications available within the Business Taught Masters programme, you will gain business experience, professional skills and industry connections within a short timeframe, and no previous background in business is required. Graduates will gain the confidence to challenge existing commercial practice and participate in the development of new and innovative business strategies.
The PGDipBus consists of 120 points of core business courses.
Subjects and courses
The PGDipBus courses cover core business subjects that industry stakeholders consider to be important for any business graduate at a postgraduate level. The courses required for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business are the core knowledge courses required as part of the Master of Business Management, Master of Financial Management, and Master of Professional Accounting.
Students choose 8 courses (120 points) from the following list:
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, possible into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
Intakes: February or August
Students must have a bachelor's degree with at least a B Grade Point Average in 300-level courses, or equivalent, and been approved by the Dean of Business.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements:
Application deadline: At least 6 months before the planned start date.