What will I learn?

The Digital Business Postgraduate Programmes are designed for those who have completed their Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Business and who aspire to higher education while wishing to advance their skill level beyond that which they have attained in their Bachelor studies.

The Digital Business suite of postgraduate programmes focusses on providing a management perspective on contemporary and emerging technologies. Graduates of the programmes will be equipped with the ability to harness digital technologies that will enable them to manage technology for businesses and effect digital transformation for organisations.

Outline

The Master of Digital Business is a Level 9 programme of 180 credits at levels 8 and 9 with at least 45 credits at level 9, completed by coursework or a combination of coursework and either a project or research. It enables those who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing, Information Technology, Business or similar to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in the digital business area. The programme can be completed in 18 months full-time or up to six years part-time, depending on your previous study and experience and specific course preferences.

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

Graduates of these programmes will be able to seek employment as:

Digital Marketers, Digital Platform Managers, Social Media Planners, Project Managers (Technology), Automation Managers, Digital Business Analysts, Digital Strategy E-Commerce Directors, Brand and Digital Marketing Managers, Business Transformation Consultants, IT and Strategy Consultants, E-Commerce Entrepreneurs.

These employment pathways derive from the synergy between the field of Business and Technology especially from a strategic view and from the need for organisations to harness technology more effectively. There are also opportunities in the E-Commerce and business start-up area.

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$21,900.00 (US$ 14,895) per year

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

Start date

14 February 2022, 2 May 2022, 18 July 2022, 3 October 2022

Venue

Auckland Campus

Floor 4-6,

238 Queen Street,

AUCKLAND CBD,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$21,900.00 (US$ 14,895) per year

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

Start date

14 February 2022, 2 May 2022, 18 July 2022, 3 October 2022

Venue

Eastern Institute of Technology

Hawke’s Bay Campus,

501 Gloucester Street,

NAPIER,

Taradale,

4112, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An undergraduate degree in a creative practice with a B average or better, OR ? B average in a postgraduate qualification (Level 8) in a creative practice field.

For international students

The academic entry requirement for the Master of Digital Business (180) is one of the following:

A NZQF listed undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in the Computing, Information Technology, Business or Management field with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average (as per the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system) OR

A bachelor honours or postgraduate degree in the Computing, Information Technology, Business or Management field with 120 credits at Level 8 OR

A degree or equivalent professional qualification in a related field with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average (as per the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system) and evidence of relevant experience in the Computing, Information Technology, Business or Management field at degree level, subject to assessment from the Programme Coordinator

English Language Entry Requirements

All applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English Language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. English Language fluency can be verified by achievement of one of the following within the last two years:

• New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 5 (Academic)
• IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0
• PTE (Academic) score of 58 with no band score lower than 50
• International equivalents to IELTS accepted by NZQA or successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction (conditions apply)

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

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