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Graduate Diploma In Business Studies (with endorsements in Finance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Professional Accounting or Marketing) Level 7 GradDipBS Programme Codes:

BS8907

Programme Level:

Level 7

Credits:

120

Effective Date:

January 2012

MoE: WK2260

These regulations should be read in conjunction with the Institute’s Academic Regulations, clause 2 General Programme Regulations. 1.

Admission, Entry and Selection 1.1 Candidates are required to either: 1.1.1 have gained a degree conferred by a New Zealand tertiary education institution, or

2.

1.1.2

have gained a New Zealand Qualifications authority (NZQA) recognised degree from an overseas tertiary institution, or

1.1.3

demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Programme Manager, equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind.

1.1.4

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test Score (IELTS) of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in the written band.

Transfer of Credit 2.1 At the discretion of the Programme Manager, candidates may be granted formal transfer of credit of 15 credits on a specified or unspecified basis. 2.2 Applications for informal transfer of credit will be considered on a case by case basis by the Programme Committee.

3.

Programme Requirements 3.1 Every candidate for the Graduate Diploma in Business Studies shall to the satisfaction of the Academic Board follow a programme of study for a period of normally not less than one year. 3.2 Each candidate’s programme of study shall comprise the compulsory and elective modules selected from the lists in section 5 of these regulations, totalling 120 credits of which at least 72 credits must be at level 7, as follows: 3.3 Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Business without endorsement are required to complete the compulsory module in Group A (or one elective if exempt from this module) and 7 other elective modules from Group B. 3.4 Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Business with endorsement in Finance are required to complete the compulsory module in Group A (or one elective at level 5 if exempt from this module) and all the compulsory modules in Group C.

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3.5 Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Business with endorsement in Innovation and Entrepreneurship are required to complete the compulsory module in Group A (or one elective at level 5 if exempt from this module) and all the compulsory modules in Group D. 3.6 Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Business with endorsement in Human Resource Management are required to complete the compulsory module in Group A (or one elective at level 5 if exempt from this module) and all the compulsory modules in Group E. 3.7 Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Business with endorsement in Marketing are required to complete the compulsory module in Group A (or one elective at level 5 if exempt from this module) and all the compulsory modules in Group F. 3.8 Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Business with endorsement in Professional Accounting are required to complete modules which meet the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) requirements, as provided by NZICA from any of the groups in section 5. 3.8.1 Candidates who have already completed the Wintec Bachelor of Business Studies with the Accounting major are also required to complete the Bachelor of Business Studies Professional Accounting major requirements from any of the groups in section 5 in order to meet the requirements of the Graduate Diploma in Business Studies with endorsement in Professional Accounting. 3.9 Every candidate must achieve a minimum result of 40% in the final examination for each module, where a final examination exists. 4.

Award of the Qualification 4.1 Candidates who successfully complete the programme requirements as specified in section 3 of these regulations will receive the award of the Graduate Diploma in Business Studies. 4.2 Candidates who successfully complete the programme requirements as specified in section 3 of these regulations will receive the award of the Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (Finance).

5.

Schedule of Modules Group A - Compulsory Module for all students Candidates who enter the programme via section 1.1.1 are exempt from this module and will be required to select one further module from the list of electives. Module Code BSGD500

Module Title Business Studies in New Zealand

Credits 15

Level 5

Group B - Elective Modules Candidates exempt from the compulsory module above may choose this module or any other level 5 module from the Bachelor of Business Studies as one of their electives. Module Code BSGD500

Accounting Module Code BBSD601 BBSD602

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Module Title Business Studies in New Zealand Any other level 5 module from the Bachelor of Business Studies

Credits 15 15

Module Title Financial Accounting Management Accounting

Credits 15 15

Level 5 5

Level 6 6

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Module Code BBSD603 BBSD611 BBSD621 BBSD622 BBSD701 BBSD702 BBSD703 BBSD705 BBSD707 BBSD709

Module Title Taxation Accounting Information Systems Business Law Corporate Law Advanced Financial Accounting Advanced Management Accounting Advanced Taxation Auditing Special Topic in Accounting Research Project in Accounting

Credits 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15

Level 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7

Finance Module Code BBSD631 BBSD632 BBSD731 BBSD732 BBSD733 BBSD734 BBSD737

Module Title Principles of Managerial Finance Principles of Personal Financial Planning Investment Management Corporate Finance Financial Statement Analysis Financial Risk Management Special Topic in Finance

Credits 15 15 15 15 15 15 15

Level 6 6 7 7 7 7 7

Liberal Studies Module Code BBSD643 BBSD692 BBSD642 BBSD694 BBSD695 BBSD792

Module Title Corporate Communication Social Sciences 2 Oral Communication Public Relations The Sustainable Business Environment Business Ethics

Credits 15 15 15 15 15 15

Level 6 6 6 6 6 7

Marketing Module Code BBSD651 BBSD653 BBSD654 BBSD655 BBSD656 BBSD751 BBSD752 BBSD753 BBSD754 BBSD756 BBSD757 BBSD758 BBSD759 BBSD694

Module Title Marketing Management Services Management Selling and Relationship Management E- Marketing Consumer Behaviour Strategic Marketing Management Marketing Research Methods Global Marketing E-Commerce and V-Business Sales Management Special Topic in Marketing Retail Marketing Research Project in Marketing Public Relations

Credits 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15

Level 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6

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Module Code BBSD661 BBSD662 BBSD676 BBSD678 BBSD672 BBSD673 BBSD674 BBSD675 BBSD676 BBSD681 BBSD682 BBSD721 BBSD767 BBSD771 BBSD772 BBSD773 BBSD774 BBSD775 BBSD777 BBSD778 BBSD779 BBSD781 BBSD782 BBSD783 BBSD787 BBSD795

Module Title Managerial Economics International Business and Finance Leadership Business Planning for Entrepreneurs Operations Management Project Management Organisational Behaviour Tourism Management Leadership Human Resource Management Employment Relations Legal Issues in Employment Special Topic in Entrepreneurship Business Networking Advanced Operations Management Strategic Management Advanced Organisational Behaviour Services Management Special Topic in Management Management and Entrepreneurship Research Project in Management Strategic Human Resources Management Career Development Global Issues in HRM Special Topic in HRM Sustainable Business Practices

Credits 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15

Level 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Credits 15 15 15 15 15 15 15

Level 6 6 7 7 7 7 7

Group D- Compulsory Modules for Innovation and Entrepreneurship endorsement Module Code Module Title Credits BBSD662 International Business and Finance 15 BBSD678 Business Planning for Entrepreneurs 15 BBSD753 Global Marketing 15 BBSD767 Special Topic in Entrepreneurship 15 BBSD771 Business Networking 15 BBSD778 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 15 BBSD795 Sustainable Business Practices 15

Level 6 6 7 7 7 7 7

Group C- Compulsory Modules for Finance endorsement Module Code Module Title BBSD631 Principles of Managerial Finance BBSD632 Principles of Personal Financial Planning BBSD731 Investment Management BBSD732 Corporate Finance BBSD733 Financial Statement Analysis BBSD734 Financial Risk Management BBSD737 Special Topic in Finance

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Group E- Compulsory Modules for Human Resource Management endorsement Module Code Module Title Credits Two of: BBSD674 Organisational Behaviour 15 BBSD676 Leadership 15 BBSD681 Human Resource Management 15 Five of: BBSD721 Legal Issues in Employment 15 BBSD774 Advanced Organisational Behaviour 15 BBSD781 Strategic Human Resources Management 15 BBSD782 Career Development 15 BBSD783 Global Issues in HRM 15 BBSD787 Special Topic in HRM 15 Group F- Compulsory Modules for Marketing endorsement Module Code Module Title Two of: BBSD651 Marketing Management BBSD655 E- Marketing BBSD694 Public Relations Five of: BBSD751 Strategic Marketing Management BBSD753 Global Marketing BBSD754 E-Commerce and V-Business BBSD756 Sales Management BBSD757 Special Topic in Marketing BBSD758 Retail Marketing

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Level 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7

Credits

Level

15 15 15

6 6 6

15 15 15 15 15 15

7 7 7 7 7 7

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