Aspire2 International Diploma in Business - Level 7

2019 intake dates: 9 Jan, 20 Feb, 20 Mar, 22 May, 19 Jun, 21 Aug, 11 Sep, 27 Nov, 4 Dec

Enhance your business career or continue with graduate level studies with this one-year programme. You will be recognised by employers, educational institutions and the community as a positive contributor to business enterprise and industry.

You may go on to further study towards a degree or professional qualifications at a range of tertiary institutions both in New Zealand and abroad.

Am I eligible?

This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over. Students must have completed at least a Diploma at Level 6 in a relevant or related subject area; or have at least two (2) years of relevant work experience

English Language requirement

For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

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 less than 42
have a C1 Expert Test PASS with no less than a pass in each skill

The information is accurate as of December 2018

120 credits
1 Academic Year

Content & delivery

Delivered by: Aspire2 International Business & Technology

You will gain in-depth understanding of the concepts, theories and models that underpin a range of essential business functions.

You will manage and complete a business project, and report using concepts previously covered within the programme. In a project report, you will analyse business problems and make recommendations.

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 modules

  • Strategic Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Communication
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational change
  • Business Project

On completion of this programme

Graduates will gain the skills required to integrate well into New Zealand organisations and contribute confidently within a range of organisational frameworks and functions.

They will be able to:

  • Illustrate the ability to use accounting software for businesses and payroll software in the work place
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of concepts, academic theories and models underpinning managerial accounting, financial accounting taxation, audit and assurance, and financial management
  • Think critically and systematically about business problems and issues and propose solutions
  • Analyse and make recommendations in respect of business financial issues and submission of capital investment reports.

Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed a Diploma programme of at least Level 6.

If you don’t have formal qualifications but you have at least two years appropriate managerial experience, your application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please include a reference letter from your employer with your application.

International students

If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • have an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.5; or
  • have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above; or
  • pass our English Entry Test (for limited nationalities only).

If you are enrolling for the Diploma in Business Level 7, you can concurrently complete the final year of University of Northampton’s BA (Hons) Business and Management.


  • Tuition - $17250
  • Resource - $1750
  • Registration - $250
  • Insurance (14 months) - $550
  • Bank fee - $50

Total - $19850

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Your pathway

Your potential career path after study

  • Customer Service Rep / Receptionist
  • Office Administrator
  • Assistant Office Manager / Team Leader
  • Office Manager
  • Regional/Area Sales Manager
  • Customer Services Manager / General Manager
  • CEO

How to apply

  • 1 Apply online
  • 2 Receive an OOP

    Offer of Place will give advice on programme fees, insurance, date and methods of payment

  • 3 Pay fees

    Sign one copy of the Offer of Place and return it, with full payment of all fees, by the due date

  • 4 Fee receipt

    When we receive your fees, we will send you an official fee receipt

  • 5 Apply for visa

    Once your student visa is approved, we will arrange your accommodation (if you wish) and airport pick-up

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