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Course Details
Study level Graduate Diploma
Course Custom Name Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies
Course decription

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies is a Level 7, one year, full time qualification (part time options available) which allows students to select their area of specialisation. Students will need to demonstrate prior knowledge or completion of study to meet the prerequisites of the papers they wish to study.

Programme Outline

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Business Studies programme comprises six papers (120 credits). Four papers must be at level 7 or above, drawn from papers listed in the schedules for the Bachelor of Applied Business Studies.

  • Organisational Leadership
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • E Business
  • Services Marketing
  • Project Management (compulsory paper)
  • Industry Project (compulsory paper)
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing Communication
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Change Management
  • Market Research
  • Business Research
  • International Marketing
  • International Business Management
Course Fees 18500 (NZD)
Course Duration (In Months) 12 Months
Next Intake June 2020, August 2020, September 2020, October 2020

Programme overview

Gain the knowledge and skills to organise and manage activities on a construction site. Construction sites can involve hundreds of workers and millions of dollars of materials, and construction managers are responsible for managing both. The Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management) helps you further your knowledge of management structures, and gain an in-depth understanding of supply chain, people and production management.


  • A good foundation for a career in construction management, providing you with the skills to undertake detailed planning and management of resources applied to construction projects.
  • An overview of all aspects of the construction industry.
  • Explore progressively more complex scenarios and projects, and develop the technical skills to schedule activities and resources on construction projects.
  • Application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) processes
  • A major industry research project where you can apply what you've learnt.
  • Relevant to your future career: Unitec's advisory boards include experts who keep us up-to-date with industry trends and relevant legislation in the construction industry.
  • Lecturers with plenty of experience in the construction industry and guest lecturers who are leaders in their field.