Specialise in Management or Finance at our Porirua campus, or Marketing, Management, Finance and Hospitality at our Auckland campus

Programme Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies is a Level 7, one year, full time qualification (part time options available) which allows students to select their area of specialisation. Students will need to demonstrate prior knowledge or completion of study to meet the prerequisites of the papers they wish to study.

Programme Outline

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies programme comprises six papers (120 credits). Four papers must be at level 7 or above, drawn from papers listed in the schedules for the Bachelor of Applied Business Studies.

  • Organisational Leadership
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • E Business
  • Services Marketing
  • Project Management (compulsory paper)
  • Industry Project (compulsory paper)
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing Communication
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Change Management
  • Market Research
  • Business Research
  • International Marketing
  • International Business Management


IELTS Academic score of 6.0  (with no band less than 5.5).

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