Master of Applied Management
Level 9

Master of Applied Management

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  • Locations and dates


    21 February 2022
    18 July 2022
    10 October 2022

    Offshore Online:

    21 February 2022
    18 July 2022
    10 October 2022


    21 February 2022
    18 July 2022
    10 October 2022
  • Length

    48 teaching weeks and up to 15 weeks of holidays

  • Total credits


  • Fees


    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


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

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

Academic Requirements: A Bachelor s degree OR Relevant skills and knowledge acquired through appropriate work or professional experience. Alternative Requirements: Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for postgraduate tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate) English Language Requirements: If English is not the applicant s first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table: IELTS 6.5 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in each band), Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test. Interview: Applicants may be interviewed to assess their suitability for the programme.

Detailed requirements
More information about entry to this qualification

Duration Learn more

1.5 Years

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $7,503 $11,255
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $8,485 $12,728
TOTAL Learn more $15,988 $23,983
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 $63,463
Earnings range Learn more $44,055 - $83,899
In employment Learn more 81%
In further study Learn more 9%
On a benefit Learn more 1%

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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