This programme is designed to give people who already have a degree or extensive business experience an opportunity to extend their knowledge into the field of management without having to complete another degree.

Pursue higher level careers in management. This programme is ideal for you if you are seeking promotion in your existing employment, wish to widen your skill and knowledge base and keep ahead in the knowledge game or if you are considering a career change, including self-employment.

As a graduate of this programme, you will have the ability to think strategically and understand strategic issue facing organisations, develop and implement policy in the areas of operations and general management, and understand costing and financial management processes.

You will also be able to solve problems, both independently and as part of a team and be able to collect, critically review and communicate information effectively in both written and oral form to a wide variety of audiences, including other management experts.

This programme is made up of five core courses, and two elective courses.


In your second semester you will complete the Advanced Applied Managementcourse. This course allows you to pursue a research topic of your choice, specialising in your area of interest. For example in:

  • Hospitality
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Healthcare
  • Engineering
  • Sport Management
  • Motivation
  • Leadership
  • Managing Groups
  • Management History
  • Change Management
  • Organisational Behavior
  • Strategies
  • HR Management
  • Management Communications
  • Organisational Structures
Or a specific project investigating the management of an organisation or an industry.

English Language Requirements:

All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English must have:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTs) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each band), issued within the last two years or equivalent.

Great Nation NZ offers practical guidance to students on enrolling for the Graduate Diploma in Managment course at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology in New Zealand. To avail of our coaching contact us by filling out the contact form on this website, calling us or walking into one of our centers.