Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Management
If you have successfully completed the Open Polytechnic Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment major) you are unable to enrol in this programme.
To enrol in this programme you need to have a Bachelor degree; or have successfully completed the Open Polytechnic Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Management; or have a minimum of five years' experience in the field of environmental management.
English language requirements
International students must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.
Domestic students for whom English or Māori is not their first language must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.
Learn more about English language entry requirements
If you have successfully completed the Open Polytechnic Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Management you may transfer the three courses (60 credits) to this programme.
Credit recognition may not exceed two thirds of the programme. Cross credit for Level 7 courses will not normally be awarded.
International students and domestic students living overseas
You can study this programme part-time if you are an international student living in New Zealand or overseas. If you live in New Zealand you will need to be in paid employment with a valid work permit.
New Zealand citizens living overseas can also study this programme.
Learn more about studying with us as an international student
Computer and internet requirements
This programme is delivered online. To complete this programme you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.