Course details

Bachelor of Applied Management - Human Resource Management Major
NZQF Level 7

About the course

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme 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:


Double majors available:
  • Project Management / Applied Management (465 credits)
  • Event Management / Applied Marketing (450 credits)

Entry requirements

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.

About the provider

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) provides quality tertiary education and training across a wide range of subjects and qualifications. From certificates to postgraduate studies, we offer NZQA programmes for students to learn at a level and pathway that suits them.

We are home to the Zero Fees Scheme and are the only tertiary provider in New Zealand to offer a no tuition cost education to domestic NZ students for every year of study, at all levels.

We offer SIT programmes at campuses in Invercargill, Christchurch, Queenstown, Gore, Auckland and online through SIT2LRN Distance Learning.

We also have specialised faculties in music and rural education - MAINZ – Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand (Auckland & Christchurch) and Telford in Balclutha, South Otago.

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