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Master of Digital Business

Key information

Level of study:
Master's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1.5 years or 2 years
Start date: 17-February-2020
Campus:
Hawke’s Bay Campus
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Course details

Summary

The Digital Business Postgraduate Programmes are designed for those who have completed their Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Business and who aspire to higher education while wishing to advance their skill level beyond that which they have attained in their Bachelor studies.

The Digital Business suite of postgraduate programmes focusses on providing a management perspective on contemporary and emerging technologies. Graduates of the programmes will be equipped with the ability to harness digital technologies that will enable them to manage technology for businesses and effect digital transformation for organisations.

Outline

The Master of Digital Business is a Level 9 programme of 180 credits at levels 8 and 9 with at least 45 credits at level 9, completed by coursework or a combination of coursework and either a project or research. It enables those who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing, Information Technology, Business or similar to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in the digital business area. The programme can be completed in 18 months full-time or up to six years part-time, depending on your previous study and experience and specific course preferences.

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

Graduates of these programmes will be able to seek employment as:

Digital Marketers, Digital Platform Managers, Social Media Planners, Project Managers (Technology), Automation Managers, Digital Business Analysts, Digital Strategy E-Commerce Directors, Brand and Digital Marketing Managers, Business Transformation Consultants, IT and Strategy Consultants, E-Commerce Entrepreneurs.

These employment pathways derive from the synergy between the field of Business and Technology especially from a strategic view and from the need for organisations to harness technology more effectively. There are also opportunities in the E-Commerce and business start-up area.

Entry criteria

The academic entry requirement for the Master of Digital Business (180) is one of the following:

A NZQF listed undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in the Computing, Information Technology, Business or Management field with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average (as per the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system) OR

A bachelor honours or postgraduate degree in the Computing, Information Technology, Business or Management field with 120 credits at Level 8 OR

A degree or equivalent professional qualification in a related field with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average (as per the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system) and evidence of relevant experience in the Computing, Information Technology, Business or Management field at degree level, subject to assessment from the Programme Coordinator

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0
  • TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 590 (with an essay score of 5.5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 79 (with a writing score of 21)
  • University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 176. No less than 169 in each skill
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 58 with no band score lower than 50
  • City & Guilds IESOL: C1 Expert with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill or C2 Mastery with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • NZCEL: Level 5 Academic

Course variation

23-March-2020 - Auckland Campus

Campus:
Auckland Campus
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1.5 years or 2 years
Start date: 23-March-2020
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