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Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: February-2019
Campus:
Ara Institute of Canterbury
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Course details

Summary

Build your project planning expertise as well as your management skills to ensure projects are completed successfully on time and within budget.

In your first year you will develop your knowledge in core business strategies and operations, you will study accounting, business communication, commercial law, business heritage, culture and sustainability, marketing, computing, management and applied research. During the second and third years you will specialise in project management where you will focus on the many inter-related aspects of a project, subjects include:

  • Introduction to Finance - Applies financial management knowledge and skills to small and medium size businesses for decision-making purposes.
  • Operations Management - Develops knowledge of the methods for transforming inputs into completed goods and services through the management of people and resources.
  • Project Management - Appraises project plans using MS Project® and explores the basic principles and terminology of project management.
  • Advanced Project Management - Follows the principles and content of the Project Management Institute's PMBOK® and its application and evaluation to the workplace.
  • Resource Integration Management - Examines supply chain management, business facility layout/modification and engineering economics with their relation to effective business operation, technical and project management, and production of goods and services.

Cooperative Education Project - with this aspect of our programme you will work 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.

Please note that TANZ offers a selection of courses from the Bachelor of Applied Management, but not all courses required to complete the degree are currently available through fully online study.

Programme structure

To complete this Degree you are required to complete a minimum total of 360 credits. 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.

Career Opportunities

With this qualification career opportunities include project manager positions as well as management roles requiring expertise in planning, execution, and closing of business projects throughout diverse private and public industry sectors.

Study Pathways

Our Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management can expand your skills and knowledge of these principles and practices.

Entry criteria

Academic requirements

Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to New Zealand NCEA Level 3 (Year 13). Entry requirements vary from country to country.

Note: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccalaureate, Cambridge examination) should contact us for requirements.

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.

English language requirements:

IELTS test - Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 6

SPEAKING - 6.0
READING - 6.0
WRITING - 6.0
LISTENING - 6.0

TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) - Score of 570 (with an essay score 5.5 TWE)

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 70 or higher (with a writing score of 21)

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations - FCE with a pass at Grade B or CAE with a score of 55 (Cambridge English Scale 177-180)

Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic) score of 54

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