Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 6
Credits 240
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Business Management
Strategic Purpose Statement
The New Zealand Diploma in Business is a nationally recognised qualification that allows students to gain a broad range of general business skills and knowledge followed by an opportunity to focus on career related options such as accountancy, banking, management, marketing and tourism.
Graduate profile
A graduate of the New Zealand Diploma in Business will, in a range of diverse and changing organisational settings, effectively be able to: add value by applying specific business skills, apply a range of interpersonal and communication skills, apply critical problem solving skills with initiative and judgement, recognise ethical and cultural issues inherent in decision making, and work independently and within teams of diverse people. They will also have appropriate skills, research abilities and knowledge to pursue further study and professional development.
Employment pathways
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Entry Requirements
Applicants under 20 years of age must have a minimum of: 14 numeracy credits at level 1 or above in Mathematics or Pangarau on the Directory of Assessment Standards; and 50 credits at level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of three subjects, including a minimum of eight literacy credits at level 2 or above in English or Te Reo Maori of which at least four credits are in reading and four credits are in writing; or the equivalent of the above. The literacy credits are to be selected from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards available at here. International students for whom English is not their first language, must also have an IELTS score of 6.0 (academic) with no individual band lower than 5.5, or TOEFL score of 550, or equivalent evidence of English language proficiency.
Education Organisation 32 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Quality Assured By Quality Assurance Division, NZQA
Number 9003
Status Current
Created 2007-09-28 13:44:08.526
Next Review 2020-12-31 00:00:00.0
Expires 2020-12-31 00:00:00.0
Content
Students are required to complete six of the seven core prescriptions - Accounting Principles, Introduction to Commercial Law, The Economic Environment, Organisation and Management, Business Communication, Fundamentals of Marketing, and Business Computing. A further six elective prescriptions are required, selected from the subject areas Accounting, Law, Economics, Management, Marketing, Computing, Banking and Tourism. The range of elective prescriptions available will vary depending on the teaching institution.

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