Graduate Diploma in Marketing
Level 7

Graduate Diploma in Marketing

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  • Locations and dates

    Marlborough:

    29 November 2021
    21 February 2022
    18 July 2022
    28 November 2022

    Nelson:

    29 November 2021
    21 February 2022
    18 July 2022
    28 November 2022
  • Study options

    Full time or part time

  • Length

    1 year full time (or equivalent part-time study); 40 weeks including 6 weeks of study breaks

  • Total credits

    120

  • Fees

    $6,544

    Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code

    3876

Build upon your qualification with skills in marketing.

The Graduate Diploma in Marketing allows you to add a specialisation in marketing with elective options in strategic management, operations, international business and more to further your career.

You will use your existing graduate skills or extensive experience to start your business study at the equivalent level to the final year of a business degree.

The Graduate Diploma in Marketing is a great option if you are seeking promotion in your existing employment, wish to broaden your skill and knowledge base and keep ahead in the knowledge game or if you are considering a career change, including self-employment.

Your studies will see you apply advanced marketing principles and concepts to creatively address marketing issues in a range of organisational real world contexts.

Aims of the programme

The Graduate Diploma in Marketing give students who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to pursue study in a specific business discipline at an advanced undergraduate level.

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Marketing programme will have the personal attributes, specialist knowledge and professional skills necessary to make an immediate and valuable contribution in demanding and evolving business environments.

Key features

  • One year full time or longer part time
  • Open entry for any person with an undergraduate degree
  • Receive quality supervision from expert advisors for level 7 research project BUS750 Advanced Business Project
  • Use recognition of prior undergraduate study, or extensive work experience, to skip courses you already hold the necessary skills and knowledge in (see 'Recognition of Academic Credit’ below)

Structure

Study full time over one year (two semesters plus study breaks), or part-time. Courses are run on our Nelson/Marlborough campus.

See Classes and Study hours for more information

Marlborough campus via video link

The majority of classes will be video linked from our Nelson campus for students studying on our Marlborough campus. Video link students meet and study together on the Marlborough campus then interact with their fellow students, and the lecturer, in Nelson via the video linking software.

Marlborough students have full access to Library Learner Services and one on one tutor sessions as required.

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

Applicants must have: An undergraduate degree in any discipline from an accredited New Zealand tertiary institution; OR An undergraduate degree from an overseas tertiary institution, deemed by NZQA to be equivalent; OR Equivalent practical, professional or educational experience. All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English are required to demonstrate an IELTS Academic Score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, issued within the last two years or the equivalent. In exceptional circumstances, an applicant who does not meet the academic entry requirements may be granted entry. They must supply evidence (eg. of relevant skills, education or work experience) to satisfy the Head of Department (or delegate) of their ability to successfully complete the Programme. It is strongly recommended that students are able to competently utilise digital applications and technologies, and have access to same.

Detailed requirements
More information about entry to this qualification

Duration Learn more

1 Year

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $6,544 $6,544
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $6,408 $6,408
TOTAL Learn more $12,952 $12,952
Compulsory Student Services Fee
Student loan information Learn more StudyLink

Student success Learn more

Student success data is unavailable for this qualification.

National Graduate Outcomes Learn more

3 years after completion
Median earnings Learn more $52,350
Earnings range Learn more $39,291 - $57,882
In employment Learn more 83%
In further study Learn more 8%
On a benefit Learn more N/A

Note: All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only. Learn more about Key Information for Students

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