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

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

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

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Management, Marketing and Sales, and Project Management

Get into Sales and Marketing with the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Marketing and Sales Strand). Learn core marketing and sale skills that will help you get gain employment in a variety of business entities entry-level roles.

SIT is now offering HyFlex ('Hybrid-Flexible') which allows flexibility for students through face-to-face and online learning for the New Zealand Diploma in Business (L5) - Marketing & Sales strand programme. Please be aware that students may be required to be on-campus for some assessments.

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Key Details
Invercargill / Hyflex
Qualification:
Diploma
Level:
5
Credits:
120
Duration:

One year full-time.

Part-time study is available.

 

Study Modes:
Dates:
To be advised – Please Enquire
Fees:

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs are $505 full-time (GST inclusive), per year under the Zero Fees Scheme.

International Fees can be found here.


Some Course Details May Change

As part of our move into Te Pūkenga we're aligning our courses nationally. This is ongoing, and means that some course details including fees, and entry requirements may change. In the meantime please go ahead and apply as normal, we will keep you advised of any changes, and we are always available to answer any questions you might have.

Get into Sales and Marketing with the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Marketing and Sales Strand). Learn core marketing and sale skills that will help you get gain employment in a variety of business entities entry-level roles.

This course will teach you general business knowledge and essential marketing and sales skills needed to succeed in a range of specialised business operational contexts.

Learn about:

  • Marketing principles and tactics
  • Sales techniques
  • Customer relationship management
  • Digital marketing
  • Buyer behaviour
  • Business functions and the environment
  • Organisations in an Aotearoa New Zealand Context
  • Change and innovation

BSNS5001 Organisations in an Aotearoa New Zealand Context

BSNS5002 Business Environments

BSNS5003 Business Functions

BSNS5004 Change and Innovation

BSNS5501 Introduction to Marketing

BSNS5502 Buyer Behaviour

BSNS5503 Introduction to Digital Marketing

BSNS5504 Sales and Relationship Management

Graduates of the New Zealand Diploma in Business L5 (Marketing and Sales strand) 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, 
  • merchandiser,
  • digital marketing assistant.

 

Whakatapoko | Admission

To be eligible for admission to this programme, all applicants must meet three admission requirements: 

  • Requirements for either General or Discretionary admission
  • Any additional Programme specific requirements
  • Language Literacy requirements 

General Admission

To be admitted to this programme all applicants must be at least 16 years of age on the date of the programme’s commencement for the semester in which they wish to enrol (or provide a completed Early Release Exemption form), and meet one of the following requirements:

i. Achievement of NCEA Level 2 including: 

  • 8 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above; and
  • 14 Numeracy credits at Level 1 or above 

Or

ii. An equivalent of the above

Or

iii. Successful completion of an approved qualification at Level 3 or above with a relevant pathway.

Discretionary Admission

Applicants who do not meet the general admission requirements stated above and who believe that they have the level of preparedness for study at this level may apply for discretionary admission.

In assessing whether to grant discretionary admission the primary focus will be on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate a likelihood to succeed in the programme.

3 Regulations demonstrate how the provisions and procedures for the awarding credit recognition and transfer will be applied to the programme.

4 Regulations demonstrate how the provisions and procedures for the awarding of recognition of prior learning will be applied to the programme.

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) Programme Document Ver:2.2 [20 March 2023] 40

All decisions will be at the discretion of the Relevant Academic Authority.

Programme Specific Requirements

There are no additional Programme Specific requirements.

Language Literacy Admission Requirements

All applicants must provide evidence that they have the necessary language literacy proficiency required for the Programme as demonstrated by the equivalence of: 

  • 8 NCEA literacy credits at Level 2 or above. 

Applicants who are unable to provide evidence of the above may be required to demonstrate capability using an approved proficiency test or an equivalent described in NZQA Rules.

International applicants must provide evidence that they have the necessary English language proficiency required for the Programme as demonstrated by an IELTS score of 5.5 (academic) with no individual band lower than 5.0 from one test taken in the preceding two years, or an equivalent described in NZQA Rules and on Delivery Site English Language Requirements for International Ākonga Web-page.

Applicants, 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 achieved one of the following:

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A¬ level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or

Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction;or

Successful completion of a Bachelor ‘s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment

 

  • IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • 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)
  • Cambridge English Examination – 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) Expiring Level b) Current: 
  • a) Level 4 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36 
  • Language Cert - 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 

The Head of Faculty will determine the maximum number of students permitted to enrol in the diploma programme. All enrolments in the NZ2459 New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) with strands in Human Resource Management, and Marketing and Sales are approved at the discretion of the Programme Manager/Programme Operations Manager in consultation with the Head of Faculty and teaching staff as required.

 

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