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BUSINESS

Sales & Marketing

You will learn how to advertise and market a product through digital and print channels. Our qualifications prepare you with digital marketing knowledge, planning market strategy, and managing customer query.

 

CAREER OUTCOMES

Learners will develop skills in consumer behavioural analysis and applied marketing campaigns. Employment opportunities include Sales and Marketing Manager Managers, Sales Representative, Marketing Specialist, Copywriter, Account Coordinator, Advertising Manager, Marketing Promotions Specialist, Media Planning Assistant, Customer relationships, or Project Manager.

Learners may need higher levels of study for progressing into some speciality career roles. Learn more about the NZ qualification level.

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CERTIFICATE

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) with a focus on Business

  • Dunedin and Auckland (international students only)
  • Dunedin: One semester full-time; Auckland: 17 weeks full-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts Dunedin: February and July; Auckland: January, March, June, August and October
  • Apply until start date

Want to gain the skills needed for higher level learning? This Certificate will teach you what is needed for diploma- and degree-level study in a business context. Successful completion will guarantee you entry into the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5), New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) or the Bachelor of Applied Management as long as you meet the stated English Language requirements for the specific programme,

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DIPLOMA

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Marketing and Sales) (Level 5)

  • Online
  • 36 weeks full-time | 72 weeks part-time
  • Level 5
  • Starts monthly
  • Apply anytime

Graduates of this course will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in marketing and sales entry-level roles, such as: marketing assistant, junior account manager, sales representative, digital marketing assistant. They may also be able to contribute to community groups in volunteer marketing and sales functions.

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Project Management) (Level 5)

  • Online
  • 36 weeks full-time | 72 weeks part-time
  • Level 5
  • Starts monthly
  • Apply anytime

Do you want a career in project management? Enrol in this fully-online qualification and gain the skills and knowledge you'll need to successfully manage projects from the initial planning stage through to completion.

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BACHELOR

Bachelor of Applied Management

  • Dunedin Campus or Auckland International Campus (international students only)
  • Three years full-time; six years part-time (part-time only available in Dunedin)
  • Level 7
  • Starts Dunedin: February and July; Auckland: January, March, June, August and October
  • Apply until start date (Dunedin); anytime (Auckland)

Gain a business degree based in real-world knowledge. As organisations are constantly changing, real-life learning is more relevant than ever. This programme has industry experiences at its centre with case studies and workplace-based or focused assignments. The practical learning doesn’t stop there as you’ll also complete an internship during your third year. This internship will place you within a real-world business where you’ll need to complete a research project as part of your time with the organisation. A Capable NZ option is available for those with relevant work experience and in Dunedin you can specialise in up to two majors from your second year.

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GRADUATE DIPLOMA

Graduate Diploma in Applied Management

  • Dunedin Campus
  • One year full time; part-time options
  • Level 7
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply until start date

Want to get some hands-on experience in a specific area of business to complement your existing degree or career dreams? This one-year programme has been designed to allow you to focus on a specific area of business that interests you most or to develop your own personalised study pathway. Areas of focus include Business Transformation and Change, Event Management, Human Resource Management, Sales and Marketing, Strategic Management or Tourism Management. You’ll gain vital practical experience during a significant industry-based research project and have the chance to make connections and contacts before you even graduate!

Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice

  • Throughout New Zealand
  • One year full-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts Flexible
  • Apply anytime

Are you ready to advance your career through a graduate qualification? Are you an experienced professional facing interesting challenges in your workplace? Professional practice is all about you, and your work context. This qualification allows you to identify a challenge or goal in your work environment. You can then research and define this issue, develop an approach for resolving it, and implement processes to achieve your desired outcomes.

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POSTGRADUATE

Doctor of Professional Practice

  • Throughout New Zealand
  • Three - four years full-time (up to seven years part-time)
  • Level 9 - 10
  • Starts monthly
  • Apply anytime

Are you an advanced practitioner who is ready to achieve a doctoral qualification while making a significant contribution to their organisation, hapū, iwi, community or professional area? The DPP captures emergent knowledge relevant to the candidate’s work and relevant for work contexts, integrating work-based knowledge with disciplinary knowledge to create new knowledge.

Master of Professional Practice

  • Throughout New Zealand
  • 18 months - 2 years full-time
  • Level 9
  • Starts monthly intakes
  • Apply anytime

Are you ready to advance your career through postgraduate education? Are you an experienced professional facing interesting challenges in your workplace? In a liberating approach to education, this postgraduate programme supports your ambitions by focusing on your development and work innovation goals. These real-life aims are directly used as the basis for your learning.

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management (Business Management)

  • Dunedin, Auckland or online for international students outside of New Zealand
  • One year full-time; part-time options (Dunedin only)
  • Level 8
  • Starts February (Dunedin); January, March, June, August and October (Auckland)
  • Apply now

Management occupations are projected to grow rapidly over the next ten years leading to an increasing need for management professionals. There is also an increasing demand for those professionals to hold higher level qualifications. This Postgraduate Diploma will enable you to stand out from the crowd as you extend and deepen your knowledge and understanding of current management capabilities through experiential learning strategies and reflective practice.