Master of Applied Management
Level 9

Master of Applied Management

  • NMIT is part of Te Pūkenga

    This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    22 July 2024
    14 October 2024
  • Length

    51 teaching weeks and up to 8 weeks of study breaks

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2024: Programme fee (180 credits) is $12,072 plus $369 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    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


Specialise in Applied Management with a major in your chosen discipline

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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 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 minds 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, processes, 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:

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Business Analytics

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 a concise professional piece of original research

Key features

  • Up to 18-months full-time 
  • Open entry for holders of a degree from all industry backgrounds 
  • Study face-to-face on our Nelson campus with blended learning 
  • Choose from different majors (subject to intake availability) 
  • Engage in original research in applied management with support from expert research supervisors 
  • Option to study towards a Major
  • 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) 







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