Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management
Level 8

Postgraduate Diploma in 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

    32 teaching weeks plus 10 weeks of study breaks

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2020/2021: $7,500 plus $240 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

    3785 - Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management

Online programme.

Get started with Postgraduate study and pathway onto the Master of Applied Management

NMIT offers a Master of Applied Management pathway qualification. The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management is the first 10 months of the 15 month Master of Applied Management. You will complete the four core compulsory courses from the Master of Applied Management, plus four elective courses of your choice.

Choose to study the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management without a major or take specific courses to be awarded a major in one of five elective areas.

This programme consist of eight courses:

  • Four core courses (see Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management)
    • MGT801 Critical management issues
    • MGT802 Design thinking and innovation management
    • MGT803 Managing in a digital world
    • MGT804 Leadership and managing talent
  • Four 15 credit elective courses or equivalent (see below)


Choose to study without a major or take specific courses to major in one of the following subject areas:

  • 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 programme aims to enable students to enhance their applied management skills and knowledge by focussing on more specific and in-depth aspects of management. The range of elective courses aim to provide options that will complement a range of particular professional experience and career aspirations.

Key features

  • Four eight weeks terms full time over at least 10 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
  • Pathway into the Master of Applied Management programme
  • Choice of five majors (subject to intake availability)
  • 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

Study full time over 10 months (Four terms plus study breaks), 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

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