Course details

Diploma in Business
NZQF Level 5

About the course

Graduates from this programme will have gained the skills and knowledge required for general assistant positions in large and small/medium enterprises. Completion of additional specified courses can also lead to the award of Diploma in Human Resource Management, Diploma in Marketing, NZIM Diploma in Management, Diploma in Accounting, and New Zealand Diploma in Business. Completion of this diploma will give entry and credit recognition (max 90 credits) to the Bachelor of Business Innovation and Enterprise (BBIE).

Entry requirements

55 NCEA Level 2 credits across minimum of 4 subjects, including 12 in subject such as English, History, Economics and preferably 12 in Maths OR appropriate business experience. NESB: IELTS 6.0 Academic and in all subtests

About the provider

Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant, progressive, government-funded tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region. Ara was created in 2016 when education providers CPIT and Aoraki Polytechnic merged, bringing together two well-established organisations and over 200 years of collective experience and success. Our talented staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners are passionate about the role they play in our students' success. Together, we're committed to equipping every student with the industry-relevant knowledge, skills and experience they need to get the job they want and to excel in it.

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