4.450 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) comprises 20 modules of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and is ideally suited to busy managers seeking to increase their career skills in a shorter time frame. The option to complete an MBA degree with six months further study makes the PGDBA an attractive option.

Classes are run Saturdays and Sundays so business leaders can maximise their valuable time.

PGDBA NZQA Qualification Overview »

Programme Information

Each student’s programme is planned in conjunction with the Academic Head of Programme to satisfy academic regulations and reflect the candidate’s background, interest and career aspirations.

  1. PGDBA programme structure

PGDBA Compulsory Courses:

  1. ACCT801 Accounting for Managers
  2. BUAD801 Decision Support Tools and Techniques
  3. MGMT801 Management in a Multicultural Environment
  4. MKTG801 Marketing and Enterprise

PGDBA Elective Courses:

  1. ECON802 Economics and Global Trade
  2. FINA802 Financial Intelligence
  3. FINA903 Financial Risk Management
  4. MGMT902 Enterprise and Information Systems
  5. MGMT904 Global Strategy and Leadership
  6. MKTG802 Strategic Marketing – Brands, Products and Services
  7. MKTG903 Global Marketing – Future Dynamics
  8. OPER802 Operations, Quality and Technology
  9. OPER903 Supply Chain and Project Management
  10. BUAD915 Exploring Business Research

Internship Option

Candidates with less than two years of relevant work experience, but with a degree or postgraduate qualification in cognate business disciplines, must include BUAD920 Internship and six taught courses as determined by the Director, Business Administration.

This option is also available to candidates with more than two years of relevant work experience, and with a degree or postgraduate qualification in cognate business disciplines.

The internship comprises at least 30 hours per week over 12 weeks (360 hours minimum).

Duration

12 months full-time

Start Dates in 2019

18 May, 13 July, 7 September, 2 November

Entry Requirements

Fees

International Students

2019 Programme Fees:    NZ$21,000
Resource Fees:    NZ$1,900
Total:    NZ$22,900

Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$300 per year (or NZ$30 per month or part thereof).


Domestic Students

2019 Programme Fees:    NZ$13,500
Resource Fees:    NZ$1,900
Total:    NZ$15,400

Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$300 per year (or NZ$30 per month or part thereof).


Studylink

This programme is eligible for a student loan from Studylink. Contact Studylink on 0800 88 99 00 or log on to www.studylink.govt.nz to apply for student finance.

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