Master of Applied Management
Level 9

Master of Applied Management

  • Study for free

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  • Locations and dates


    12 July 2021
    20 September 2021
    29 November 2021


    12 July 2021
  • Length

    48 teaching weeks and up to 15 weeks of holidays

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    Programme fee (180 credits) is $11,250 plus $360 Student Services Levy

    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

    3784 - Master of Applied Management

Online programme.

Specialise in Applied Management with a major in your chosen discipline

NMIT offers a Master of Applied Management pathway qualification. This qualification can be completed full time over 15 months, or part-time over a longer period. Students are required to complete 4 core papers, plus 2-4 (60 credits) elective courses and a research project/thesis.

Become a manager who knows, values and utilises the natural talents of individuals

As specialisation continues to dominate the rapidly changing world economy, an enlightened model of management is emerging in response. This new style of management calls for people of sharp mind who can discover what makes a person tick and amplify this to drive productivity in socially responsible ways.

Effective management responds to the needs of people, process, and technology. With this programme, NMIT is leading the charge offering a focus on embedded essential employable skills including, advanced communication and collaboration skills, intellectual analysis and critical thinking.


Take specific courses to major in one of the following subject areas:

  • Applied Management
  • International Business
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Healthcare Management
  • Aquaculture Management (Please be aware this major is only available on November 2020, February 2021 and November 2021 intakes, Nelson Campus only)

Find out more about each major by clicking on the ‘Overview of majors’ below.

Aims of the programme

This Level 9 qualification brings together theory, applied practice and research, tailored to your needs and your industry.

  • Strengthen your skills in managing people and workplace processes
  • Learn how to get the best work out of your people
  • Develop effective strategies to guide your people through change
  • Specialise in managing social and organisational complexity
  • Develop techniques for monitoring and enhancing performance and productivity
  • Utilise current and future technologies to achieve business goals.
  • Gain skills to gather and analyse business information
  • Write up concise professional piece of original research

Key features

  • 15 months full time
  • Open entry for holders of a degree from all industry backgrounds
  • Study fully online, face-to-face on our Nelson campus, or a combination of both
  • Choose from five different majors (subject to intake availability)
  • Engage in original research in applied management with support from expert research supervisors
  • Use recognition of prior postgraduate study, or extensive work experience, to skip courses you already hold the necessary skills and knowledge in. (See 'Recognition of Academic Credit’ below)

Programme structure

Students can choose to enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma and continue through to a Master.

Courses are run on our Nelson campus or online through our NMIT Moodle online learning platform.

*Including schedule term breaks every 8 weeks. See Classes and Study hours for more information

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