Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management
Level 8

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management

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  • Locations and dates


    21 February 2022
    18 July 2022


    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

    Full time 16 teaching weeks plus 7 weeks study break. Online part-time options available onshore or offshore.

  • 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.

Take the first step towards a Masters qualification.

NMIT offers a Master of Applied Management pathway qualification. The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management is the first six months of the 15 month Master of Applied Management. You will complete the four core compulsory courses from the Master to be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate qualification and/or go onto the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management or Master programme.

This programme consist of four courses:

  • MGT801 Critical management issues
  • MGT802 Design thinking and innovation management
  • MGT803 Managing in a digital world
  • MGT804 Leadership and managing talent.

These courses are designed to give you a broad expertise in applied management and are recommended for people who are looking to pursue a career in management, or who are currently working in a management role and want to increase their skills.

Aims of the programme

The aim of this programme is to provide the opportunity for students to build a sound foundation of applied management skills and knowledge relevant to anyone in a managerial role, whether they are self-employed, or working for a business entity or a public, private or not for profit organisation.

Key features

  • Two eight weeks terms full time study over at least 5 months
  • 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
  • Pathways into the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management and the Master in Applied Management.

Programme structure

Study full time over five months (Two terms including study break/s), or part-time. Courses are run on our Nelson campus or online through our NMIT Moodle online learning platform.

See Classes and Study hours for more information.

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

Academic Requirements: Applicants must have: A Bachelor s degree or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a similar subject 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 tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry. This may include Recognition of Prior Learning. Contact NMIT for advice. English language Requirements: If English is not the applicant s first language they will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. 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 6.5 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in any subtest)

Detailed requirements
More information about entry to this qualification

Duration Learn more

20 Weeks

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $3,752 $3,752
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $4,281 $4,281
TOTAL Learn more $8,033 $8,033
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 $58,710
Earnings range Learn more $46,056 - $70,743
In employment Learn more 74%
In further study Learn more 19%
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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