Bachelor of Applied Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) Bachelor of Applied Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship )

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DegreeFull time – 3 years, part time and evening options available.

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

Programme code

CH3988

Domestic

$6,200 -$7,000

Starts

February, July

International

$18,770+ $500 text book costs

Credits

360

Course related costs

Advised before enrolment

Level

7

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

22 January for February start, 23 June for July start

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street, Online*

Content

Succeed in entrepreneurial environments by developing the skills needed to lead product and service innovations.

In your first year of study we broaden your knowledge with core business strategies and operational subjects including accounting, business communication, commercial law, business heritage, culture and sustainability, marketing, computing, management and applied research. In your second and third years, your specialisation considers all aspects of design methodology, the business development cycle and marketplace challenges with studies including:

  • Entrepreneurship - Outlines the principles, theories and practice of entrepreneurship and its significance to economic well-being.
  • Innovation and Creativity - Examines how to establish and maintain competitive advantage with the influence of creativity and innovation within a business environment.
  • Strategic Planning for Small Business - Considers New Zealand relevant strategies.
  • Managing for Growth - Evaluates the challenge of managing change in organisations seeking high growth, innovation, globalisation and/or entrepreneurial strategies.
  • Product Development - Details the appropriate tools and methods for achieving best outcomes and effective management across all aspects of new product and service developments.

Cooperative Education Project - With this aspect of our programme you will work 'hands-on' within a real business environment applying your learning for a minimum of 400 hours. You will also complete a significant research project for your host organisation.

* - The online offering is available through TANZ eCampus

Credit recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

Programme structure

To complete this Degree you are required to complete a minimum total of 360 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects and

    • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and
    • unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)

    Note: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccal

    • Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, oraureate, Cambridge examination) should contact us for requirements.

    * NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/

Alternative requirements
  • Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. Literacy and numeracy assessments are available.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer also to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart which includes credits in English-rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

6.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

6.0

READING

6.0

WRITING

6.0

LISTENING

6.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an application form

If you don't meet the criteria for entry into this programme, we can help you meet entry level with our foundation and bridging programmes.

Your on-the-job experience may count towards part or even all of this qualification. To learn more, contact our Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning (CAPL) .

Application documents

Career opportunities

Graduates can use this programme to establish their own entrepreneurial ventures, work as business advisors in the areas of product development and innovation management, or manage new or established ventures poised for high-growth, at both national and international levels.

Study pathways

Study any other graduate diploma in business to enhance your skills.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics