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).
Domestic students have the option of studying this course fully online via TANZ eCampus.
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- New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) - Accounting strand
- New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) - Leadership and Management strand
- New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) - Marketing and Sales strand
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||Online, Rotorua, Tauranga|
|Next intake||Nov 2018, Flexible (TANZ eCampus) View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
If you elect for the fully online TANZ eCampus option (available to domestic students only): Each topic/paper requires approximately 16.5 hours per week of study time, and 9 weeks in total duration. You can enrol on more than one topic/paper at a time, which will increase the amount of study required per week.
Part-time study available
Offered online or partly online
|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 and sale.
Compulsory topics can be studied using a mix of online and face-to-face delivery, but the speciality topics must be studied either face-to-face, or online.
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?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: 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 the government’s fees free initiative.
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 by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Tauranga||Bongard Centre||Monday, 15 October 2018|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||Monday, 26 November 2018|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- If you elect for the fully online TANZ eCampus option (available to domestic students only): Each topic/paper requires approximately 16.5 hours per week of study time, and 9 weeks in total duration. You can enrol on more than one topic/paper at a time, which will increase the amount of study required per week.
- Part-time study available
- Offered online or partly online