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Business, Management and Economics
Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)
Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)

Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)

  • ID:AIC640063
  • 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

Equip yourself with the skills to lead and manage in the business world

This diploma is designed to enable you to apply your leadership and management skills to contribute to the achievements of a business or organisation. It covers business basics including accounting, sales and marketing, human resources and risk management, then focuses on leadership and management aspects of business. This focus will give you the knowledge and skills to be able to plan and manage projects, manage workflow and productivity, improve performance and processes, address sustainability issues, solve problems, take responsibility for key decision making, encourage innovation and recruit, lead and manage staff.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With the skills and knowledge acquired through this qualification, you'll be able to work as a manager/leader in roles at an operational level within New Zealand businesses and organisations.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Medical insurance: NZD $600 per year

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