Bachelor of Applied Management

Bachelor of Applied Management



This programme has industry experiences at its centre with case studies and workplace-based or focused assignments. The practical learning doesn’t stop there as you’ll also complete an internship during your third year. This internship will place you within a real-world business where you’ll need to complete a research project as part of your time with the organisation. 


Through this hands-on learning experience, you’ll develop the understanding and skills to work in a range of management environments at operational and strategic levels – not to mention the great industry and business connections you’ll also make!


We offer papers in areas such as Entrepreneurship, Consumer Behaviour and Leadership in Action. We embrace our commitment to sustainability with a sustainability perspective embedded across all courses. 


Apply now and become a work-ready and future-ready business professional ready to take on the world!


New Zealand offers residency under a number of categories including for those who have completed their study in New Zealand. To learn more about your specific situation, please refer to the Immigration New Zealand website or engage with a licensed immigration adviser.

Programme Summary

Level 7
360 credits
International fee $22,000 per year
Fee after scholarship: $18,000 per year
3 years full-time
Who Can Join:
International students
Auckland Central (Queen St)
February, April, July, October


Internships available

Complete a project within an organisation

Practical courses

Interactive classes

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This programme leads to successful careers as Project Managers, Team Leaders, Marketers, Marketing Assistants and Human Resources Assistants.




This programme is all about practical learning so you can really understand the world of business and hit the ground running when you enter the workforce. 

During your degree, you’ll:

  • learn by looking at case studies, completing workplace assignments and a major research project
  • receive help with part-time job placement during your studies and with job placement when you graduate
  • complete a 300-hour internship, gaining hands-on experience and developing important industry and business connections. 

What will the three years look like?

During your first year, you’ll complete core Level 5 courses about business fundamentals. During your second and third year, you’ll complete compulsory courses in Improving Organisational Performance and Organisational Research Design as well as several courses we will help place you in. All students will also complete an Internship in their final year.

 First year (Level 5)

Second year (Level 6)

Third year (Level 7)

  • Organisations in a New Zealand Context
  • Business Environments
  • Business Functions
  • Principles of Change Management
  • Organisational Planning
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Operational Management and Compliance
  •  Improving Organisational Performance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Market Development and Sales
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Project Management
  • Rooms Division Operations Management
  • Services Marketing Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Leadership in Action
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing Planning and Control
  •  Managing Innovation and Change
  • International Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Transformation and Change
  • Implementing Sustainable Practice
  • Contemporary Issues in Organisations
  • Organisational Research Design
  • Internship Project

You’ll complete an internship during your third year. You’ll be placed in a real-world business and will need to complete a research project to answer a question or solve an issue that the business have. This is an amazing way to get authentic experience and to make some important business connections before you even graduate. 


You’ll do a 300-hour internship placement as part of the programme during your third year. This internship will be within a local organisation. We’ll help you with CV guidance and interview/industry preparation before you start your internship. And you’ll be supported during your placement and will have a workplace supervisor and an academic supervisor to help guide your progress.

You will be expected to spend about 300 hours per study block on your course work. This includes both scheduled class time and self-directed study. Some of these hours may be spent in a workplace gaining hands-on experience and developing important industry and business connections. 

If you are under 20, you must have:

  • NCEA Level 3
  • 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three NZQA approved university entrance subjects, and
  • 10 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: 
    • 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing, and 
  • 10 Numeracy credits at Level 1 or above, made up of:
    • specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects OR
    • package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627- all three required).

If you are over 20, you must supply evidence of industry experience and/or alternative qualifications such as the New Zealand Diploma in Business.

International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet degree-level entry requirements. Click here for equivalent academic entry requirements by country. 

If English is not your first language, you must provide:

  • New Zealand University Entrance OR
  • Overall Academic IELTS 6.0 with no individual band score lower than 5.5 (achieved in one test completed in the last two years), OR
  • Acceptable alternative evidence of the required IELTS (see here for NZQA proficiency table and here for list of recognised proficiency tests).

We do not accept international learners under the age of 18 at the time of enrolment.

If you have extensive knowledge and skills due to practical experience in business, please enquire about our recognition of prior learning process. You may have already gained credits towards this qualification. 

Each course has a textbook recommended as a resource. Some may need to be purchased, other resources are available online.