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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Project Management Strand)

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Jun 2024

Campus

Southern Institute of Technology

Summary

he New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Project Management strand) provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills with a focus in Project Management.

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their interest area.

For New Students to this Programme of Study:

Please undertake 8 papers to complete this programme.

The core compulsory papers in all strands are: BSNS5001, BSNS5002, BSNS5003 and BSNS5004

The 4 compulsory papers for the Project Management strand as follows:

Project Management Strand: BSNS5601,BSNS5602, BSNS5603 and BSNS5604

Satisfactory Completion

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Leadership and Management, and Project Management) (Level 5), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Leadership and Management, and Project Management) (Level 5).
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Leadership and Management, and Project Management) (Level 5) full-time over 1 year or part-time over a maximum of 5 years.

Entry criteria

To be eligible for admission to this programme, all applicants must meet three admission requirements:

Requirements for either General or Discretionary admission
Any additional Programme specific requirements
Language Literacy requirements

General Admission

To be admitted to this programme all applicants must be at least 16 years of age on the date of the programme’s commencement for the semester in which they wish to enrol (or provide a completed Early Release Exemption form), and meet one of the following requirements:

i. Achievement of NCEA Level 2 including:

8 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above; and
14 Numeracy credits at Level 1 or above

Or

ii. An equivalent of the above

Or

iii. Successful completion of an approved qualification at Level 3 or above with a relevant pathway.

Mature Applicants

Applicants over the age of 20 years will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme (e.g. Record of Learning, or Curriculum Vitae).

IELTS test: Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36; Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill. OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests. NZCEL - Level 4 (General) or (Employment). Language Cert - B2 Communicator International ESOL Written (LRW) HIGH PASS with no less than 25/50 in each skill and Spoken (S) PASS.

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