New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Accounting) [Version 3]

NZ245901

Closed to new enrolments
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Qualification update

Closed to enrolments from new learners after the December 2022 intake for core courses and early 2023 intake for some strands.

We are no longer taking enrolments from new learners for NZ245901 New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Accounting) (Version 3) following the December 2022 intake for core courses and early 2023 intake for some strands.  A new version of the programme will be available in February 2023, and Te Pūkenga is using this opportunity to develop a unified programme that will be offered online and in person at Te Pūkenga campuses.

Please check back on our website in 2023 for information on the new programme.

Re-enrolling learners

If you had already started studying NZ245901 New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Accounting) (Version 3) up to and including December 2022, you can continue to re-enrol in your next course. Depending on how far along you are in your studies, you may be transitioned from Version 3 to Te Pūkenga’s version of this programme. Be assured that no learners will be disadvantaged in any transition arrangements.

Follow the recommendations in the tables below when choosing which course to enrol in next.

The following two tables set out the dates we will close Version 3 courses for enrolment, and open Te Pūkenga courses for enrolment.

Table 1:

Open Polytechnic Core Courses (Version 3)

Applications close for the last intake

Te Pūkenga Equivalent Core Courses

First intake

BUS501 Organisations in an Aotearoa NZ Context

22 November 2022

BSNS5001 Organisations in an Aotearoa NZ Context

February 2023

BUS502 Introduction to Business Functions

22 November 2022

BSNS5003 Business Functions

February 2023

BUS503 Introduction to Business Environments

22 November 2022

BSNS5002 Business Environments

February 2023

BUS504 Understanding Change

22 November 2022

BSNS5004 Change and Innovation

February 2023

Table 2:

Open Polytechnic Strand Courses (Version 3)

Applications close for the last intake

Te Pūkenga Equivalent Strand Courses

First intake

BUS509 Introduction to Accounting and Taxation

31 October 2022

ACCY5101 Introduction to Accounting and Taxation

February 2023

BUS512 Budgets for Planning and Control

31 October 2022

ACCY5104 Budgets for Planning and Control

February 2023

BUS510 Applied Accounting

14 February 2023

ACCY5102 Applied Accounting

February 2023

BUS511 Analysis of Financial Information

20 June 2023

ACCY5103 Analysis of Financial Information

February 2023

 

Completing your qualification

Depending on how many courses you have already completed, you may need to transition to Te Pūkenga’s version of the programme. The following table sets out the pathway for you to complete your qualification under our transition arrangements. Please be assured no learner will be disadvantaged in any transition arrangements. 

If you have:

Next steps

Completed some of the core courses and no strand courses in Version 3.

 

Complete the remaining core courses in Te Pūkenga Equivalent Core Courses. See Table 1 for these courses.

Then enrol in the Te Pūkenga Equivalent Strand Courses. See Table 2 for these courses.

On successful completion, apply to graduate.

Completed all of the core courses and no strand courses in Version 3.

Enrol in the Te Pūkenga Equivalent Strand Courses. See Table 2 for these courses.

On successful completion, apply to graduate.

Completed BUS509 Introduction to Accounting and Taxation

 

Enrol in BUS510 Applied Accounting in Trimester 1 2023 and BUS511 Analysis of Financial Accounting in either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2 2023. Please note, these are the last offerings of the Open Polytechnic courses.

Then enrol in Te Pūkenga course ACCY5104 Budgets for Planning and Control.

Completed BUS509 Introduction to Accounting and Taxation and BUS510 Applied Accounting 

Enrol in BUS511 Analysis of Financial Information in Trimester 1 2023. Then enrol in Te Pūkenga course ACCY5104 Budgets for Planning and Control. 

Completed BUS509 Introduction to Accounting and Taxation, BUS510 Applied Accounting and BUS511 Analysis of Financial Information

Enrol in Te Pūkenga course ACCY5104 Budgets for Planning and Control.

 

Please note, learners who are studying NZ245901 New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) ( Accounting) (Version 3) must enrol in and complete their last course(s) within four years of their first enrolment to be awarded this qualification. If you need assistance with a study plan, please contact us.

 


Qualification Structure

This programme is made up of 8 compulsory courses, four core courses followed by four compulsory accounting courses.

After you complete the four core courses, you then need to complete all four courses in the compulsory accounting section to gain the qualification.

The four core courses will be offered monthly and the compulsory courses for the Accounting Strand will be offered in each trimester.

Compulsory Core Courses

We recommend that you start with BUS501 first and then work your way through the list finishing with BUS504 before completing the Accounting courses.

 

Enrolment in 2023 courses

Courses in this programme will open for enrolment for 2023 in the coming weeks.  Please check back on this page at a later date to enrol in courses for 2023.


Cost

Costs may be subject to change.

When you select a course to enrol in and choose your start date you will be given the correct amount.

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Compulsory Core Courses
Organisations in an Aotearoa New Zealand Context BUS501 5 15
$309
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2024
Jan
Introduction to Business Functions BUS502 5 15
$309
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2024
Jan
Introduction to Business Environments BUS503 5 15
$309
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2024
Jan
Understanding Change BUS504 5 15
$309
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2024
Jan
Compulsory Courses: Accounting Strand
Introduction to Accounting and Taxation BUS509 5 15
$309
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2024
Jan
Applied Accounting BUS510 5 15
$317
Feb

Trimester 1 enrolment dates

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18 Jun 2023
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27 Feb 2023
18 Jun 2023
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Dec
2024
Jan
Analysis of Financial Information BUS511 5 15
$317
Feb

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27 Feb 2023
18 Jun 2023
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27 Feb 2023
18 Jun 2023
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Trimester 2 enrolment dates

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20 Jun 2023
3 Jul 2023
22 Oct 2023
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2024
Jan
Budgets for Planning and Control BUS512 5 15
$309
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2024
Jan
 

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