NZMA has a number of confirmed pathways to Universities both in NZ and overseas.
Domestic Pathways from NZMA
AUT University Based in the heart of Auckland City
AUT is home to around 26000 students including 3000 international students. AUT is a contemporary university, with a distinctive approach to teaching and learning, focused on providing student-centred, innovative and responsive learning experiences. Described as the ‘university for the changing world’, their programmes are designed for those seeking a modern career and an exciting future. Students who complete NZMA’s Level 6 Diploma in Business (Advanced) with a B-grade average or equivalent are guaranteed to meet AUT’s criteria for recognition of prior learning, and be credited with 120 points towards their Bachelor of Business. This means they can enter directly into the second year of the degree. Students who complete NZMA’s Level 6 Diploma in Applied Hospitality Management can transfer 135 points towards AUT’s Bachelor of International Hospitality Management, which is equivalent to one year and one paper. Please note: Acceptance into AUT's programmes are subject to meeting AUT admission requirements.
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University of Waikato The University of Waikato is home to New Zealand’s top research-led business school.
All international students who successfully graduate from one of NZMA’s business diplomas are guaranteed direct entry into any bachelor degree offered by Waikato University’s Management School. Depending on their grades, and which business diploma they complete (Level 5 or Level 6), students are eligible to apply for between 30 and 80 points of credit towards their degree programme.
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University of South Australia
Founded in 1991, The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a well-respected, innovative university and is part of the influential Australian Technology Network (ATN), an alliance of five prominent universities from each mainland state. The university’s programmes have been designed in consultation with industry and the professions and incorporate real world professional experience so graduates can be immediately effective in the workplace. NZMA students who complete their BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management are guaranteed direct entry into the second year of UniSA’s Bachelor of Tourism and Event Management. Graduates of the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business at NZMA also enjoy the same privilege as well as guaranteed direct entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Applied Finance, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Management (Marketing), Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Management (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) and Bachelor of Business Administration (Specialisation).
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Manukau Institute of Technology
International students who successfully complete NZMA’s Diploma in Business (Advanced) Level 6 can staircase straight into the second year of MIT’s Bachelor of Business Programme.
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Pathways to NZMA Languages International
NZMA and Languages International hold a Memorandum of Understanding. This Memorandum of Understanding allows students who pass the Languages International assessments at the requisite level to gain direct entry in to the Diploma in Business Level 5 or the National Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5. Languages International is a well respected English language school located in both Auckland and Christchurch.
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