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Graduate Diploma in Management - Invercargill

Qualification: Graduate Diploma
Level: 7
Dates:

Intake1: 11 February 2019 to 08 November 2019

Duration:

One year full time

Part-time study options also available

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Management is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree. 

Our teaching staff have extensive business experience, combined with excellent academic backgrounds and strong links with the professions, while our programmes have a strong practical and applied focus. We know that our programmes will challenge you, but that you will feel supported by us and excited about your future once you decide to study with us. Our business staff are passionate about teaching and enjoy working with students of all ages and from different cultures.

We have strong links with local businesses and focus on creating opportunities whereby our students can obtain real world experience before they graduate.

 

Compulsory papers
MAN334 Strategic Management  
                                              
Elective Papers                     
60 credits from the following list of papers:
CON359 Contemporary Issues
IBS360 International Business
ETH360 Business Ethics
MAN335 Advanced HRM
MKT376 Event Management
HTM306 Sustainability in Tourism
MAN336 Applied Research Project – Management

45 credits from the following list of papers:                     
MAN215 Organisational behaviour
MAN232 Operations Management
MAN233 Human Resource Development
MAN235 Employment Relations

Applied Research Project - Management - 30 credits (by POM or AL approval only)

 

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs of $505 (GST inclusive)

International Fees can be found here.

Students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Management will have developed skills and knowledge in that specialist business area. The programme provides the theoretical, practical and professional skills appropriate for employment or further study in the sector.  Graduates will be qualified to work in a range of management positions, and business consulting in many industries.

Applicants must have obtained at least an undergraduate degree in any discipline or be a mature student aged at least 20 years and supply evidence of at least three years relevant work experience.  Each mature applicant must provide their curriculum vitae detailing any relevant work experience and academic achievements.  The Programme Manager will use this information to assess whether the applicant is likely to successfully complete the graduate diploma programme.

Language Requirements
Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 percent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having passed an NZQA approved English Proficiency Assessment, or one of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with the NZQA rules below:

  • IELTS test – Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5
  • TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) – Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) – Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)
  • University of Cambridge English Examinations – FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill
  • NZCEL – Level 4 with the Academic endorsement
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PtoE (Academic) score of 50
  • City and Guilds IESOL – B2 Communicator with a score of 66

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

  1. Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements or
  2. Hold a bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States of America or
  3. Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA or
  4. Have achieved one of the English Language competence tests  specified  above

Every candidate for the qualification of Graduate Diploma in Management is required to follow to the satisfaction of the Board of Studies, a programme of study for a minimum period of one year. Each year of study comprises two 17-week semesters.

The overall programme of study for every candidate requires 120 credits for successful completion of the qualification.

Individual papers may have specific pre-requisites or other knowledge/skill requirements, which may be required to be satisfied by students.

In order to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Management, the student will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the programme schedule.

A student completing the graduate diplomas will normally be expected to complete the one year programme (full-time equivalent) within four years.

Notwithstanding the requirements set out above, the Head of Faculty with the approval and recommendation of the Board of Studies may allow a student a longer period to complete the programme.

(Please note: students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.)

Semester 1, 2018
NOTE: Students are required to attend both weekly sessions.             

Papers begin on the 12th February 2018 and run through to the 22nd June 2018 (two week break from 16th - 27th April). Papers, times, locations are subject to confirmation and change                                                          

RES280  Research Methods         
Monday               4-6.30pm            B2:31    
Wednesday          4-6.30pm            B2:32

MAN215 Organisational Behaviour
Monday               9-11.30am          B2:19    
Thursday             9-11.30am          B2:19

MAN232 Operations Management
Monday               1-3.30pm            B2:20    
Wednesday          1-3.30pm            B2:20                      

CON359 Contemporary Issues     
Tuesday             1-3.30pm            B2:18    
Thursday             1-3.30pm            B2:18

ICE360   Industry Consultation   
Individual                                                           

MAN335 Advanced Human Resource Management 
Monday               6-8.30pm            TBC      
Wednesday          6-8.30pm            TBC

MAN336 Applied Research Project - Management  
Individual                                                                    

Semester 2, 2018
NOTE: Students are required to attend both weekly sessions
                                              

Papers begin on the 9th July and run through to the 9th November (two week break from 10th - 21st September) Papers, times, locations are subject to confirmation and change                                                                                                                                          

MAN233 Human Resource Management    
Monday               9-11.30am          B2:19    
Thursday             9-11.30am          B2:37

MAN235 Employment Relations   
Wednesday          9-11.30am          B2:37    
Friday                 1-3.30pm            B2:37

CON359 Contemporary Issues     
Tuesday              9-11.30am          B2:31    
Friday                9-11.30am          B2:20              

IBS390  International Business    
Monday               4-6.30pm            B2:18    
Wednesday          4-6.30pm            B2:18

MAN334 Strategic Management (+HTM305)          
Tuesday              1-3.30pm            TBC      
Thursday             1-3.30pm            TBC

MAN336 Applied Research Project - Management  
Individual                                                               

ICE360   Industry Consultation   
Individual                       

Textbook List 2018 - to be advised 

Please note that textbooks need to be ordered at least 3-4 weeks prior to the commencement of your study

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