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Western Institute of Technology Taranaki

New Plymouth , Taranaki Region ,New Zealand

New Zealand Diploma in Business & Bachelor of Applied Management (Combined) 3 Years delivered over 2.5 years fast tracked L7

This one year Diploma will allow you to develop the skills that businesses are looking for. Learn a broad understanding
of business operations and major in either Accounting or Leadership and Management.

You will learn how to:

Apply knowledge of the principles and practices of operations, accounting, sales/marketing, HR, and risk

management, to support the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the entity.

Contribute in operational contexts to innovation and organisational change within a business entity.

Develop and maintain operational business relationships with stakeholders for efficient and effective performance

of the entity.

Research and communicate information for efficient and effective performance of the entity.

Apply problem-solving and decision-making in operational contexts for efficient and effective performance of the


Manage own and others’ learning and performance within an operational context for efficient and effective

performance of the entity.

Apply professional and ethical behaviour, in a socially and culturally appropriate manner.

Analyse the impact of internal and external environments on entities.

Analyse how the origin and nature of the bi-cultural partnership (as embedded in the Treaty of Waitangi) can be

applied to business activities and relationships.


NCEA Level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of three subjects, including the literacy requirements for University Entrance or equivalent; or University Entrance; or An appropriate Level 4 qualification; or Equivalent knowledge, life skills, work experience or study

International Students also require:

IELTS 5.5 (academic) overall with no less than 5.0 in any band, or NZCEL 4 (Academic) or equivalent.


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Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

IELTS :5.5 with no less than 5 in any band, progressing to 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band