New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting or Leadership and Management) in Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Campus: New Plymouth

Duration: 1 year

Start: February and July

*Fee: $18,000 + approx $500 material costs

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The motive of this diploma is to help New Zealand businesses with people who have good business skills that can be employed in a wide range of operational roles. People will help New Zealand business market by adding to the success of bodies’ operational objectives, through the use of knowledge, in best possible manner.

Career selection:

  • Accounting strand – Administration in Finance, inventory controller, accounts receivable/payable officer. Students may also apply to association groups in volunteer accounting courses.
  • Leadership and Management strand – Manager/leader performs at an practical level within New Zealand business bodies.
    Future Study Options:

    Business degree or professional degree at level 6 or above.

    Eligibility criteria:

    Academic eligibility:

    Students are required to complete 10+2 commerce, 10+2 Arts with Maths and economics.

    English language proficiency score:

    1. IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5

    Speaking, Reading, Writing and listening score required is 5.5

    1. TOEFL Score of 60 is required with a writing score of 18
    2. PTE required score is 50

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