Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Bachelor of Applied Management
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Business Management
Strategic Purpose Statement
.To produce high quality graduates who have a sound understanding of the dynamic and changing environment in which managers operate in New Zealand and internationally, that will enable them to apply knowledge at both organisational and strategic levels in a range of industries and organisations. This knowledge and expertise will be underpinned by a breadth of business expertise which includes an historical perspective of business development within New Zealand and an understanding of multicultural influences on business operation. Graduates will understand and have the skills to implement sustainable focused business practices. On reaching the workplace, graduates will be able to integrate into their work environment quickly, having already spent time through their course of study in a work context applying the knowledge and skills of the curriculum.
Graduate profile
On successful completion of the entire qualification (to Level Seven), students will have the ability to: Apply specialised technical knowledge and skills to a specific business field, along with abilities for adapting and/or generalising these to other business fields. Apply a broad range of generic business skills, principles and practices, including safety in the working environment, and be able to mentor and motivate others in such application. Employ creative skills and apply them in an organised approach to problem solving. Display well-developed critical thinking capabilities, including analysing, evaluating and critically reflecting on information, decisions and behaviour. These abilities also enable strategic thinking and adaptability in a constantly changing global environment. Recognise, adopt and where necessary, instil in others ethical dimensions inherent in business decision making having particular regard for issues of social responsibility and sustainable practice. Exercise self-direction and adopt independent working practices, and an ability to foster these in others. Accept responsibility for the quality of their own work outcomes, and where applicable, for the quality of others' work outcomes. Apply independent learning skills that encourage the regular accessing of new knowledge and information. Use effective written communication and well-developed inter-personal skills, and demonstrate an ability to foster these in others. Initiate, inspire, guide, supervise and reward the work of others. Work effectively in group situations, as a leader or a follower, as appropriate. Adapt to, and work effectively in, diverse cultural contexts and work environments, encouraging others to do likewise. Use technology and communication systems effectively. Understand the relevance of the Treaty of Waitangi to applied management in New Zealand Aotearoa.
Education pathways
Graduates of the BAppMgt will be prepared to undertake post graduate study, for example a Master of Business Administration. Graduates of the Accounting major who have completed the NZICA pathway may undertake professional studies and examinations leading to membership of NZICA.
Employment pathways
The BAppMgt prepares graduates for employment in business. Employment opportunities depend on which major(s) of the degree a student has studied and include, human resource manager, management consultant, public administrator, accountant, financial controller, sales management, marketing management, advertising and business development and specialist management positions..To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Academic entry requirement NCEA Level 3 comprised of 60 credits at NCEA Level 3 or above and 20 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above, including: 14 credits each at NCEA Level 3 in three approved subjects; and Literacy (10 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above made up of 5 credits each in reading and writing); and Numeracy (10 credits at NCEA Level 1 or above); OR Satisfied the criteria for entrance to a New Zealand University, or an equivalent qualification approved by the Programme Committee; OR If the applicant can provide evidence of equivalence through practical, knowledge, life skills, work experience or study they can apply for entry. Evidence of literacy and numeracy will be required. AND Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 or greater (with no score below 5.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.
Education Organisation Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Ltd
Developed By Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Ltd
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2549
Status Current
Created September 2014
Last Reviewed January 2015
Next Review December 2022
Content
The BAppMgt prepares graduates for employment in Business. Employment opportunities depend on which major(s) for the degree a student has studied and include, human resource manager, management consultant, public administrator, accountant, financial controller, sales management, marketing management, advertising and business development and specialist management positions.

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