Certificate in Business Studies

Do you have some work experience but don’t yet have a bachelor’s degree? Gain a formal university qualification in an area of business that interests you.

With the flexibility of choosing four papers from within the Bachelor of Business you can gain valuable knowledge in a short period of time. If you want to continue studying business you can cross-credit your points into the Bachelor of Business degree.

Minimum entry requirements

Preferred New Zealand school subjects

  • All approved NCEA level 2 and 3 language rich subjects, Business, Mathematics and Statistics subjects are useful

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent

You study 60 points from papers in the Bachelor of Business.

You can gain knowledge and skills in core business disciplines to complement your professional career or as a stepping-stone to further study.

After successfully completing this certificate you can apply for the Bachelor of Business and cross-credit your points into the bachelor’s degree.

Bachelor of Business

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1007
Level:
5
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time
Campus:
City Campus / South Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$3,060 - $3,290
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2019. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • Check if you're eligible for fees-free study
International
$16,000
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee 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
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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