Certificate in Business

Don’t have University Entrance? The one-semester Certificate in Business gives you an introduction to the main areas involved in studying business.

This business certificate introduces you to a range of business and academic skills, as well as the literacy and numeracy skills you need to study at degree level. After successfully completing the certificate you can apply for the Bachelor of Business.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Completion of Year 13 or equivalent

Selection criteria

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have at least 50 NCEA level 3 credits and have met the literacy and numeracy requirements for University Entrance or equivalent

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall with all bands 5.0 or higher; or equivalent

The certificate consists of the Introductory Business Studies paper, which is worth 60 points.

You will learn about core business concepts and gain an introduction to a range of academic skills, preparing you well for study at degree level.

Papers you study

Quick facts
Programme code:
0.5 years full-time
City Campus / South Campus

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.