Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management

Study the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management and develop the skills to manage people and projects in as little as eight months.

Prepare yourself for a management career either in New Zealand or anywhere else in the world with the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management. It's designed to help you quickly move into a career in business management, or advance your career to a management role. It’s ideal for students with an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

Start date: 2022

Start date: 2023

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline)

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band

English language requirements

Contact us to find out more

Email mbaandpm@aut.ac.nz
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 6855

To graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management you must successfully complete 120 points, made up of eight courses (15 points each). 

You can choose how many courses you take per term to fit around work demands and personal commitments. You can continue working full-time while completing your Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management part-time.

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Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Other professional programmes

Pathway to a PhD

High-achieving postgraduate diploma students with at least an A- grade average over the 120 points in level 8 professional master’s degree courses qualify to apply to the Doctor of Philosophy by completing the Master of Business with a B+ grade average or higher. You'll receive 60 points of credit towards the Master of Business, and will need to complete another 120 points.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1091
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
8 months to 1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
25 Oct 2022
27 Feb 2023
24 Oct 2023
Fees
Domestic
$20,158 (for 120 points)
($19,224 tuition fees + $934 student services levy)
International
$34,234 (for 120 points)
($33,300 tuition fees + $934 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • 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.

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