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Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)
Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)

Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)

  • ID:CPIT640069
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects and
    • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and
    • Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)


  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara Business and ICT Pathway or equivalent

Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.


  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 6.0 academic: speaking 5.5, reading 5.5, writing 5.5, listening 5.5.

Course Information

Build your project planning expertise as well as your management skills to ensure projects are completed successfully on time and within budget.

In your first year you will develop your knowledge in core business strategies and operations, you will study accounting, business communication, commercial law, business heritage, culture and sustainability, marketing, computing, management and applied research. During the second and third years you will specialise in project management where you will focus on the many inter-related aspects of a project, subjects include:

  • Introduction to Finance - Applies financial management knowledge and skills to small and medium size businesses for decision-making purposes.
  • Operations Management - Develops knowledge of the methods for transforming inputs into completed goods and services through the management of people and resources.
  • Project Management - Appraises project plans using MS Project® and explores the basic principles and terminology of project management.
  • Advanced Project Management - Follows the principles and content of the Project Management Institute's PMBOK® and its application and evaluation to the workplace.
  • Resource Integration Management - Examines supply chain management, business facility layout/modification and engineering economics with their relation to effective business operation, technical and project management, and production of goods and services.

Cooperative Education Project - with this aspect of our programme you will work within a real business environment applying your learning for a minimum of 400 hours. You will also complete a significant research project for your host organisation.

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Pathway Courses

  • Our Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management can expand your skills and knowledge of these principles and practices.
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With this qualification career opportunities include project manager positions as well as management roles requiring expertise in planning, execution, and closing of business projects throughout diverse private and public industry sectors.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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