Diploma in Applied Management (Level 5) (Closed to New Enrolments)

Qualification code OP5206

This qualification will give you formal credit for your leadership and management skills on your way to achieving a degree. Selected courses can also be credited towards the Open Polytechnic Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Applied Management. Contact us to discuss your career goals and we can recommend the right study pathway 
for you.  

Qualification update

New Students

OP5206 Diploma in Applied Management (Level 5) is now closed to new student enrolments.

Current Students

If you were already enrolled in OP5206 Diploma in Applied Management (Level 5) prior to 23 October 2017, you can continue to enrol in your next course as normal to complete your qualification.
Please note, you must be enrolled in your last course/s by Trimester 2, 2019 to complete this qualification. If you need help with a study plan to complete the diploma in this timeframe, please email us.



  • Level 5  
    Credits 120 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $4,380 NZ Domestic

    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.

  • Student loan

    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.

Career opportunities

This qualification will prepare you for a career in a variety of business and management roles.

Key dates

Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.

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Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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