Graduate Certificate in Marketing


This programme is delivered fully online. Watch our video to see what online study with Open Polytechnic is like.

If you have successfully completed the Bachelor of Business with Open Polytechnic you are unable to enrol in this programme.


Entry requirements

To enrol in this programme you need to have a Bachelor degree, or equivalent.


English language requirements

International students must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.5, or equivalent.

Domestic students for whom English or Māori is not their first language must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.5, or equivalent.


Credit recognition

Credit recognition is limited to a maximum of one 20 credit course. A cross credit to a Level 7 course will not normally be awarded.


International students and domestic students living overseas

You can study this programme part-time if you’re an international student living in New Zealand or overseas. If you’re living in New Zealand you will need to be in paid employment with a valid work permit. 

You can study this programme if you’re a New Zealand citizen living overseas.

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.