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Kick start your business career with the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5).
This qualification will equip you with the general and specialised business knowledge and skills that you can apply in a range of operational roles in New Zealand Businesses.
You’ll study 3 core courses and then 3 specialised courses in either the Accounting strand or the Leadership and Management strand.
As a graduate of the Accounting strand you will have the skills to work as a finance administrator or accounting technician.
The New Zealand Diploma in Business is a recognised qualification for the Accounting Technicians designation of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand .
Graduates of the Leadership and Management strand will have the skills and knowledge for an operational manager or leader role.
New Zealand Diploma in Business L5 (191 KB PDF)
Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.
Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.
Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility
For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.
When you have completed the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) you can fast track to a Bachelor of Applied Management through advanced standing. 120 credits from the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) will go towards completion of the Bachelor of Applied Management.
Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.
Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.