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Graduate Diploma in Commerce

New Zealand

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What will I learn?

Supplement your undergraduate business degree by studying a new business discipline, extending your major field of study or creating a pathway to postgraduate study.

Programme overview

This diploma allows you to study further business courses at an advanced undergraduate level. It can be taken after the completion of an undergraduate degree or an approved professional qualification.

Programme structure

The Graduate Diploma in Commerce can be completed in two full-time semesters of enrolment. It comprises 120 points within two full-time semesters (or the part-time equivalent) of enrolment. This includes 75 points above Stage II (of which 45 points must be from the BCom schedule above Stage II); and 45 points from Stage II in the BCom (equals 90 points). You may include 30 points of courses above Stage 1 from other programmes offered at the University.

Where could this programme take you?

With a wide selection of majors to choose from, a degree from the Business School is versatile and will further develop the skills and qualifications needed for a range of successful careers.

Jobs related to this programme

Accountant
Business Analyst
Corporate, Investment or Merchant Banker
Operations Manager
Policy Analyst or Advisor
Sales or Marketing Manager
Tax Adviser
Web Applications Developer

Further study options

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Master of Commerce
Doctor of Philosophy

Which department am I in?

Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$40,558.00 (US$ 25,986) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 February 2023, 17 July 2023

Venue

University of Auckland

City Campus,

Alfred Nathan House, 24 Princes Street,

AUCKLAND CITY,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You must have completed a bachelors degree in any discipline from a recognised university (or similar institution). IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 and no bands below 5.5; Internet based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 80 and a written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 60 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 169 and no bands below 162; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of C-; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 50 and no PTE Communicative score below 42; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 80.

For international students

To be eligible to apply for a place in the GradDipCom, you will need to have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution), or an approved professional qualification in business.

You may seek permission to enrol for this diploma after gaining at least 345 points for the Bachelor of Commerce or the Bachelor of Property degree or another approved professional qualification.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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