New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5)

with strands in Accounting or Leadership and Management

New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting or Leadership and Management) (Level 5)

with strands in Accounting or Leadership and Management

Gain the skills to help a business achieve its operational objectives by applying knowledge and practical skills relevant to New Zealand businesses.

Choose from the accounting or leadership and management strand and gain specialised knowledge and skills from our industry experienced tutors to apply in real world settings.

ACCOUNTING STRAND: Gain the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in accounting roles such as: finance administrator, inventory controller, accounts receivable/payable officer. Graduates may also be able to contribute to community groups in volunteer accounting functions.

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: Gain the skills and knowledge to work or gain employment as a manager/ leader in roles at an operational level within New Zealand businesses.

Graduates of this programme can pathway into the second year of our Bachelor of Applied Management or the Bachelor of Accounting or transfer credits to the first year of the University of Canterbury's Bachelor of Commerce degree. 

Entry Requirements

  • NCEA Level 2; or
  • Equivalent knowledge, life skills, work experience or study.
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University study Pathway 

Complete the NZ Diploma in Business (Level 5) and pathway into the second year of the Bachelor of Commerce (University of Canterbury)

Changes for 2023 learners

On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.

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