Start studying towards your future career in business and set yourself up with plenty of pathway options towards becoming a business executive or chartered accountant.
Whether you’re aiming at entry level or top level, local or international, self-employment or working for a corporation, you’ll learn a wide range of business skills and knowledge that can apply to any industry.
Your learning covers the essential fundamentals of business, such as basic accounting principles, how to interpret financial performance, economic theory, fundamentals of commercial law, organisational management, communication and marketing.
Employers are looking for skilled, adaptable students who can keep up with technological developments and always be on the look-out for ways to improve and innovate. With this diploma you could work as an accounting technician, analyst, business banker, event manager, marketing executive, office manager or sales executive, depending on the courses you choose.
Through the KPMG Junior Accountant Programme, you could apply for a junior accounting role with KPMG and study through Toi Ohomai, starting with the NZ Diploma in Business (Level 5).
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting) (Level 5), OR
- New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management) (Level 5), OR
- New Zealand Diploma in Business (Marketing and Sales) (Level 5)
|Locations||Rotorua, Tauranga, Whakatāne|
|Next intake||Jul 2018 View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Part-time study available
|Indicative Fees||$5,488 total cost of qualification for domestic students View full fees information|
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- accounting technician
- business banker
- event manager
- marketing executive
- office manager
- sales executive
Topics you'll cover
You'll enrol in four compulsory topics, and then choose a specialty - either accounting, leadership and management, or marketing.
Compulsory topics for all specialties are:
- Organisations in a New Zealand Context
- Business Fundamentals
- Business Environments
- Change Management
- Accounting Concepts
- Accounting Practices and Tax
- Financial Performance and Ethics
- Risk Management
Leadership and management topics:
- Operations Management
- Business Planning
- Introduction to Leadership
- Performance Management
Marketing and sales topics:
- Marketing Principles
- Relationship Marketing
- Introduction to Digital Marketing
- Marketing Communications
|Indicative Fees||$5,488 total cost of qualification for domestic students|
Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time in 2018 you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about free fees
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
For domestic applicants under the age of 20 will need:
- 50 credits at NCEA Level 2, including a minimum of eight Literacy credits, OR
- equivalent educational achievement.
If you do not meet the academic requirements you may be given special admission if Toi Ohomai staff are satisfied you are capable of successfully completing the requirements.
Special admission may also apply for applicants over 20 years.
You’ll be invited to an information meeting prior to Toi Ohomai offering you a place. This is your opportunity to find out more about the course content and to make sure you're on the most appropriate course for your career aspirations and current level of experience.
English language requirements
Level 5 certificate or diploma IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Tauranga||Bongard Centre||Monday, 9 July 2018|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||Monday, 16 July 2018|
|Whakatāne||Whakatāne Campus||Monday, 16 July 2018|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||Monday, 26 November 2018|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Part-time study available
Further Study Options
Courses Offered at Toi Ohomai
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
For both the Bachelor of Applied Management and the Bachelor of Business, you'll be able to go straight into Year 2.
- Bachelor of Social Science (University of Waikato)