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Business, Management and Economics
Diploma in Business (Administration and Technology strand)
Diploma in Business (Administration and Technology strand)

Diploma in Business (Administration and Technology strand)

  • ID:AIC640131
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$19,920.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,300.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$600.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$19,920.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,300.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$600.00
Estimated Total/program:
$36,820.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements​​

  • NCEA Level 2 which must include:
    • 8 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above and
    • 14 Numeracy credits at Level 1 or above

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

  • IELTS: Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Pearson Test of English: PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
  • Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill;
  • OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL: a) Level 4 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
  • LanguageCert: B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with no less than merit in any band

Other requirements

Alternative requirements

  • Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Course Information

Gain the skills needed to support the efficient operation of businesses and organisations

This diploma is designed to enable you to support the operational efficiency and effectiveness of a business or organisation. It covers business basics including accounting, sales and marketing, human resources and risk management, then focuses on administration and technology aspects of business.

This focus will give you the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, organise and manage business administration functions, operations and projects, and to support management. You'll learn how to select, apply and support a broad range of current and emerging business technologies to meet a business's needs, as well as manage, analyse and evaluate administrative systems and processes and recommend improvements. In addition you'll gain skills in problem solving, critical thinking and effective communication.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With this qualification you will have the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of administration roles in a variety of sectors. These roles may include personal and executive assistant, customer service consultant, project and event administrator, virtual assistant, office manager or office administration team leader.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Medical insurance: NZD $600 per year

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