New Zealand Diploma in Business
Level 6

Set your sights on a strategic business role? Study in New Zealand and power up your business career with this one-year Level 6 programme. Put your leadership skills to the test and gain the generalised and specific business knowledge needed for a range of exciting strategic roles in New Zealand’s thriving business sector.


Build personal and professional skills and lay a powerful foundation for business success. Develop business relationships and hone your strategic skills in operations, management, accounting, sales and marketing, HR and risk management. Activate your analytical and problem-solving skills and learn to lead a business through innovation and organisational change. Plus follow your passion and specialise in accounting, administration and technology, or leadership and management.

Delivered by: Aspire2 International Business & Technology

This qualification provides you with well-developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge foundation covering a wide variety of business environment contexts. You get to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. There is opportunities to put your leadership skills to the test.

It builds on previously developed administrative skills or existing business experience with essential skills such as developing text documents and spreadsheets, organising meetings, maintaining financial records and creating presentations etc.

Learning will be delivered using a blended (face to face) learning approach and you will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors in class and via your online learning portal. You will be supported throughout the process by our great facilitators who are professionally qualified and have industry and academic experience to share with you.

Core papers:

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Communication
  • Organisation Management

Elective Papers

Accounting strand:

  • Business finance and taxation
  • Accounting information systems
  • Company reporting and analysis

Administration and technology strand:

  • Systemic business administration
  • Change management
  • Managerial technology

Leadership and management strand:

  • Project and financial management
  • Modern business practice
  • Managing people and change

Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and competence required to undertake a range of business activities and carry out a mix of self-directed work and supervision of processes and people. They will be able to:

Graduates will be able to:

  • Analyse and understand organisational motivations and the impact of internal and external environments on business performance. 
  • Manage organisation expectations through applying professional, ethical, and socially and culturally appropriate behaviour. 
  • Apply communication techniques and skills in the evolving context of New Zealand businesses to develop strategic relationships with businesses. 
  • Develop knowledge and skills in long term business planning for given scenarios. 
  • Apply knowledge of the principles and practices of operations, management accounting, sales/marketing, HR, and risk management for business success. 

Students must complete the NZ Diploma in Business Level 5 or an equivalent qualification, or have prior work experience in a relevant field before joining this course.

International students
If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must be 18 years of age or older

English language requirement

    provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.5
  • Pearson Academic Test
    have a Pearson Academic Test score of 50 and above with no individual band score no less than 42
  • LanguageCert
    have a C1 Expert test PASS and above with no less than a pass in each skill

First year fees (NZ Diploma in Business Level 5):

  • Tuition – $17250
  • Resource – $1750
  • Registration – $250
  • Insurance (14 months) – $550
  • Bank fee – $50
    Total 1st year – $19850

Second year fees (NZ Diploma in Business Level 6):

  • Tuition – $11000
  • Resource – $750
  • Insurance – $450
    Total 2nd year – $11000

Total fees for two years

If you are ready to take the next step, click here to go to the online application form.
A friendly Aspire2 International representative will contact you with two working days,
to answer any questions you might have.

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Level 6
120 credits
1 academic year
Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga

Intake Dates

  • 27 Nov 2019
  • 4 Dec 2019
  • 8 Jan 2020
  • 19 Feb 2020
  • 18 Mar 2020
  • 20 May 2020
  • 17 Jun 2020
  • 19 Aug 2020
  • 9 Sep 2020
  • 25 Nov 2020
  • 2 Dec 2020
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