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Bachelor of Applied Management (Occupational Health and Safety Management major)

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

3 years

Next start date

Expected Mar 2023

Campus

Southern Institute of Technology

Summary

The Bachelor of Applied Management aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally, or internationally. The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal, and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Majors available for the Bachelor of Applied Management programme: Occupational Health and Safety Management (this page) Applied Management Applied Marketing Event Management Human Resource Management Project Management Agribusiness Management.

Career Opportunities: Graduates will be qualified to work in a range of occupational health and safety management roles in both public and private sectors including general management, production management and human resource management.

Entry criteria

Prospective students for the programme must meet at least one of the application and selection criteria below: School Leavers University Entrance – NCEA Level 3. Three subjects – at Level 3, made up of: 14 credits each, in three NZQA University Entrance approved subjects, and Literacy – 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of five credits in reading and five credits in writing, and Numeracy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or package of all three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627 – all three required).

Mature Applicants Be at least 20 years of age when the programme begins and provide evidence of aptitude or appropriate work experience. Completion of external or overseas qualifications, which are considered to be the equivalent of any of the above qualifications, as approved by the Head of Faculty. Each year of study must be successfully completed before moving on to the next year of the programme. All prerequisites must be met for individual papers.

English Language Requirements: IELTS test - Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score 5 TWE) TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18) Cambridge English Examination -B2 First or B2 First for schools or C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill. OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests NZCEL - a) Expiring: Level 4 (Academic) b) Current: Level 4 (Academic) Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42 Language Cert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than distinction in any band.

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