2018 PROSPECTUS - ASPIRE2 INTERNATIONAL

2018 PROSPECTUS - ASPIRE2 INTERNATIONAL
2018
Prospectus
2018 PROSPECTUS - ASPIRE2 INTERNATIONAL
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Aspire2 International
exists to deliver your
ultimate academic and
Kiwi experience.
We know that everyone can enrich their future with a
bespoke international education experience in one of the
most beautiful countries in the world.

By consolidating two of New Zealand’s specialist
international private academic institutions, NTEC
Consortium and Queens Academic Group in 2016 we
created Aspire2 International. We have brought together
the combined strength of our academic, student
experience and marketing teams, guided by experienced
academic leaders and governed by an expert board.

This formidable combination delivers not only the highest
quality education experience, but internationally
recognised qualifications, pathways and opportunities
to meet and work with New Zealand employers through
our dedicated employment service, Aspire2 Work.


Together we are focused
on creating your future
opportunities. Start your
adventure with us today.




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Contents
                                 05                                   42
                                 Aspire2 International Welcomes You   Engineering Programmes




                                 06                                   48
                                                                      Cookery and Culinary Arts
                                 Why Choose New Zealand?
                                                                      Programmes




                                 08                                   54
                                                                      Hospitality Management
                                 Why Choose Aspire2 International?
                                                                      Programmes




                                 10                                   60
                                 Our Programmes                       Aspire2 Work




                                 12                                   62
                                 English Programmes                   Your Journey With Us




                                 16                                   64
                                 Business Programmes                  How to Enrol




                                 30                                   65
                                 Health Services
                                                                      Did You Know?
                                 Management Programmes




                                 34                                   66
                                                                      Key Information for
                                 IT and Computing Programmes
                                                                      International Students




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Aspire2 International
welcomes you!
Whether you’re just starting out,                           As an international student, Aspire2 International has
                                                            everything you need – language and study support,
or ready to take the next big step                          plus employment support during and after your study is
in your career, you’ve come to the                          completed.

right place. We offer a full range                          We can’t wait to meet you on your first day!
of quality programmes to help you
                                                            Welcome to Aspire2 International.
find the right employment or set
you up for further study.                                   Clare Bradley
                                                            CEO
We are a “whanaungatanga” – an extended family that
gives each member a sense of belonging – and you will
become a valued member of that family. It takes all sorts
to make a family, and that’s why we foster multicultural
understanding and celebrate diversity.

You will work with a great team of teachers who love
what they do, and who strive to make your study
experience rich, enjoyable and successful.




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Why Choose
          New Zealand




          New Zealand is            New Zealand makes you feel welcome

          a great place to
                                    Kiwis are some of the most welcoming people that you
                                    will ever meet. There are just over four million people

          come and study and        who reside in the country, and it is one of the safest
                                    places to live in the world. We have over 30 nationalities

          offers many exciting      here so you can feel at home.


          opportunities for         Our educational system is
                                    highly regarded
          international students.   In New Zealand and at Aspire2 International, you are
                                    guaranteed the high quality, hands on education you
                                    deserve. The support services for international students are
                                    among the best in the world.




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Stable economy
We have a democratic system of government
and our economy is growing and stable.

Work opportunities
We recognise that for many international students it
is important to be able to work, to support day to day
living. In New Zealand, there are work opportunities
available for international students. On a student visa,
you are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week. You
can also get a 12-month post-study work visa when
you successfully complete your qualification.




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Why choose
          Aspire2 International?

                                 Teachers who make
                                 a difference
                                 Launching or extending your career begins
                                 with a positive, engaging study experience.
                                 Whatever path you are taking, that’s just what
                                 you will get by working with our dedicated
                                 and talented teachers, and enjoying our
                                 welcoming campuses.                                      An up-to-date
                                                                                          range of study
                                                                                          Our English language
                                                                                          programmes and our range
                                 Counselling and support                                  of diplomas and certificates
                                 Whether you are studying a long way from                 are delivered using up-to-date
                                 home or in your home city, sometimes                     techniques and knowledge, and
                                 you might need someone to talk to.                       in line with industry standards.
                                 Feeling relaxed and enjoying your learning               We work with the New Zealand
                                 experience is a large part of your success,              Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
                                 so we have counsellors to help you sort out              and industry leaders to keep our
                                 any problems – in your first language.                   curriculum fresh and relevant.




                                    Study for real jobs in real industries
                                    All our programmes have a practical focus. Everything you learn will give you the
                                    skills to work in your chosen career. We work closely with industry partners to
                                    ensure that what we are teaching is what they are looking for when you graduate.
                                    Throughout your study, you will gain insights into real industries by hearing directly
                                    from our industry partners.




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Time for                              Campuses in
                       work and                              exciting locations
                       play                                  Our campuses are in some of New Zealand’s
                                                             most vibrant cities, just a step from shopping
                                                             malls, restaurants and theatres. In Auckland, for
                                              Auckland
    Life at Aspire2 International isn’t all                  instance, you can stroll down to the waterfront.
                                              Tauranga
    hard work – learning a new language,                     If you’re an international student, being in the
    new concepts or new ideas can be          Christchurch   middle of a bustling city will also give you many
    tiring. It’s good to balance that work                   opportunities to practise your English.
    with plenty of fun, and that’s why we
                                                             Not only that, you will have everything you need
    organise activities to encourage you
                                                             to learn and succeed. We work with employers in
    to mingle with other students and,
                                                             each location so you have every chance to launch
    if you’re coming from overseas, to
                                                             or extend your career as part of your studies.
    experience Kiwi life.




Help with employment
The Aspire2 Work team are dedicated
to helping you find work – whether that
is part time work while you study, or
full time work in your holidays or when
you have completed your studies.




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Our Programmes
                                                                                   1
          At Aspire2 International, our                                                    2
          practical approach to learning
          will help you graduate with
          the skills to be job ready. Our
          programmes cover a wide range
          of career paths, so get started
          with Aspire2 International.


                                                                             3




                                                              1          2             3

                                     PROGRAMME     LEVEL   AUCKLAND   TAURANGA   CHRISTCHURCH



                                        ENGLISH
                                                                                      
                           BUSINESS MANAGEMENT     5-7                               
              HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT            7                                
                                  IT & COMPUTING   5-7                               
                                    ENGINEERING    6-7       
                         COOKERY/CULINARY ARTS     4-5       
                       HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT      5-6                               

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ENGLISH PROGRAMMES


      General           Academic              IELTS
      English            English           Preparation




   (Level 4)               (Level 5)               (Level 6)                          (Level 7)                         (Further Study)
BUSINESS PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                                  BA (Hons)                Lincoln
                                                                          Graduate              Diploma
                           NZ Diploma              NZ Diploma                                                     Business                University:
                                                                     Diploma in Applied       in Business
                           in Business             in Business                                                 and Management         Master of Business
                                                                        Management            Management
                             (Level 5)               (Level 6)                                                    (Final Year)        in Accounting and
                                                                          (Level 7)               (Level 7)
                                                                                                                                           Finance



                                                                                                                                           Lincoln
                                                                                                                   Master
                                                                        Diploma in                                                       University:
                                                                                                Diploma          of Business
                                                                       Technology                                                         Master of
                                                                                              in Business       Administration
                                                                       Management                                                     Business in Global
                                                                                                  (Level 7)         (MBA)
                                                                         (Level 7)                                                    Management and
                                                                                                                                          Marketing



                                                                          Diploma                                  Master
                                                                        in Business           Diploma in         of Business
                                                                        Accounting            Accounting        Administration
                                                                         (Level 7)                (Level 7)       (Top-Up)
                                                                       ACCA: F1-F9



HEALTH MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES

                                                                        Diploma in
                                                                      Health Services
                                                                       Management
                                                                         (Level 7)




IT AND COMPUTING PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                Graduate          University                Massey
                                                   NZ Diploma           Diploma in               Diploma         of Auckland:              University:
                               NZ
                                                    of System           Computing            in Information       Master of                Master of
                          Diploma in IT
                                                  Administration                               Technology        Information              Information
                             (Level 5)                                   (Level 7)
                                                     (Level 6)                                                   Technology                Sciences
                                                                                                  (Level 7)
                                                                                                                 (MInfoTech)             (MInfoSc(IT))


                                                                                                                                          Auckland
                                                                                                                 University of           University of
                                                                                                               Waikato: Master           Technology:
                                                                                                                of Information        Master of Computer
                                                                                                                 Technology            and Information
                                                                                                                 (MInfoTech)              Sciences
                                                                                                                                            (MCIS)



ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

                                                        NZ
                                                                         Diploma in
                                                    Diploma in
                                                                       Electronics and
                                                   Engineering -
                                                                    Telecommunications
                                                     Electrical
                                                                          (Level 7)
                                                     (Level 6)



COOKERY PROGRAMMES

        NZ                      NZ
   Certificate in           Diploma in
    Cookery                  Cookery
     (Level 4)               (Level 5)




HOSPITALITY PROGRAMMES
                                                                                                                    Auckland
                               NZ                     NZ                                                          University of
                             Diploma                Diploma                                                   Technology: Bachelor
                          in Hospitality         in Hospitality                                                  of International
                          Management             Management                                                      Hospitality and
                                                                                                                  Management
                            (Level 5)               (Level 6)
                                                                                                                      (BIHM)



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English




            General English




          Academic English




          IELTS Preparation




        English Language
        Programmes




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Study English in
     New Zealand with
     Aspire2 International




     Are you looking to study, meet
     new people, travel, work or
     advance your career?

     Join us at Aspire2
     International and we will help
     you use English to unlock
     the door to a world of new
     opportunities. Our dedicated,
     professional tutors teach
     students from all over the
     world and our commitment
     to small class sizes allows
     our tutors to spend individual
     time with all of our students.


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ENG



English Language Programmes

                                                                                  NZQA approved and accredited
     General                  IELTS               Elective class
     English               Preparation               options                      Delivered by
                                                                                  Foundation English Limited (FEL)
                                                                                  Auckland and Christchurch




Student Support                               Facilities
• Academic support                            • Study and computer area
• Aspire2 Work (Job support team)             • Free self-study computer programmes
• Quality student experience                  • Student café and courtyard
                                              • Free wi-fi
                                              • Student library
                                              • Bicycle parking




       Auckland




         1                 23h

     Category           23 hours         Student part-time
     1 School           per week          working rights




       Christchurch




         1                 23h

     Category           20 hours         Student part-time
     1 School           per week          working rights



Pathways to further studies
At Aspire2 International we can help prepare you for
Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor, or post-graduate Diploma
studies. This is your opportunity to move forward into your
choice of programme.




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(Level 5)                            (Level 6)                          (Level 7)                      (Further
                                                                                                                    Study)


                                                                                 Graduate Diploma in             Lincoln University:
                                                                                 Applied Management             Master of Business
                                                                                    (With Specialisation)       in Accounting and
                                                                                         (Level 7)                   Finance




                                                                                 Diploma in Business             Lincoln University:
                                                                                     Management                  Master of Business
                                                                                    With Specialisations       in Global Management
                                                                                         (Level 7)                 and Marketing




                                                                                                                BA (Hons) Business
              NZ Diploma                           NZ Diploma                            Diploma                 and Management
              in Business                          in Business                         in Business
                                                                                                                    (Final Year)
                 (Level 5)                           (Level 6)                           (Level 7)




                                                                                        Diploma
                                                                                     in Technology              Master of Business
                                                                                      Management                 Administration
                                                                                 (with strands in Technology
                                                                                                                       (MBA)
                                                                                        Marketing and
                                                                                       New Enterprise)
                                                                                         (Level 7)




                                                                                                                Master of Business
                                                                                      Diploma in                 Administration
                                                                                 Business Accounting
                                                                                                                      (Top-Up)
                                                                                         (Level 7)



     Business
     Programmes                                                                        Diploma in
                                                                                                                      ACCA
                                                                                                                 (Association of
                                                                                                                Chartered Certified
                                                                                       Accounting                 Accountants)
                                                                                         (Level 7)             (Exemption of 9 papers
                                                                                                                   at Foundation
                                                                                                                   Level F1 -F9)
             Study pathway to University of Northhampton (UoN), United Kingdom




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Where can a career in
Business & Management
take you?
                                                              START
                                                              HERE
                                  Salary Scope:
                                  $36k - $80k+*




                                                                                    PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES
                                                       Customer Service




                                                                                        WHILE STUDYING
                                                  Representative / Receptionist
*Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs
in $NZD as at September 2017.




                                                      Office Administrator




                                                   Assistant Office Manager /
                                                          Team Leader



                                                     Manager (All Sectors)               FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES

                                                      e.g. retail, marketing,
                                                   facilities, sales, hospitality



                                                          Area Manager
                                                                                         ADVANCED LEVEL OPPORTUNITIES




                                                        General Manager
                                                          (All Sectors)




                                                               CEO

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NZDB
    (L5)                            NZQA approved and accredited




New Zealand Diploma in Business -
(Level 5)


Strands:                                     Delivered by
                                                                                              120
                                                                                              Credits
                                                                                                                               1
                                                                                                                             YEAR




 Accounting                                 Concordia Institute of Business                  120 credits
 Administration and Technology              Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                 (equivalent to 1 academic year)
 Leadership and Management



Understanding the fundamentals of business – accounting, technology, leadership and more – will give you a
good foundation for your career in business. The programme focuses on developing your business knowledge
and skills to open opportunities for employment in the business world, or for further study.




What will I learn?                           Administrative and Technology Strand             Employment Pathways
This qualification will equip you with       Technology in Business                           With the Accounting strand, you will have
a broad range of practical business,         Business System Administration                   the skills and knowledge to be employed
leadership, and relationship skills and                                                       in accounting roles, and volunteer
                                             Business Functions
knowledge. You can study a combination                                                        accounting for community groups.
of core and elective papers to make sure
                                             Leadership and Management Strand                 With the Administration and Technology
you are qualified for your choice of role.
                                             Leadership                                       strand, you will have the skills and
Core Papers                                                                                   knowledge to work in a wide range of
                                             Managing People
                                                                                              administration roles.
Intro to Business in New Zealand             Operational Management
Business Marketing                                                                            With the Leadership and Management


                                                                                                                                                 Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
                                             Am I eligible?                                   strand, you will have the skills and
Organisational Communication
                                                                                              knowledge to work at an operational
                                             Certificate in Business Level 3 or 4, or
                                                                                              level within business entities.
Elective Papers                              completion of New Zealand Year 12
Accounting Strand                            secondary schooling; or international
                                             equivalent; and/or appropriate work
Accounting and Controls
                                             experience.
Budgeting and Taxation
Accounting Processes




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

             be 17 years                     provide evidence of an                                                  pass our English

  17
             of age or older*                IELTS overall band score                                                Entry Test
             *For Auckland
             campus only and 18+
                                   5.5       of at least 5.5 (Academics),
                                             with no individual band        have a Pearson Test with
                                                                                                                     *For limited
                                                                                                                     Nationalities only
             for other regions.              less than 5.0                  overall score of 42-49


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NZDB
                                                                                 (L6)                          NZQA approved and accredited




                                                                           New Zealand Diploma in Business -
                                                                           (Level 6)


                                                                           Strands:                                        Delivered by
                                                                                                                                                                              120
                                                                                                                                                                              Credits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                YEAR




                                                                            Accounting                                    Concordia Institute of Business                    120 credits
                                                                            Administration and Technology                 Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                   (equivalent to 1 academic year)
                                                                            Leadership and Management



                                                                           From law to marketing, economics to management – understanding the fundamentals will give you a powerful
                                                                           foundation to your career in business. The programme focuses on developing you personally and professionally,
                                                                           to open opportunities for employment in the business world or for further study.



                                                                           What will I learn?                               Core Papers                                       Am I eligible?
                                                                           This qualification provides you with well-       Strategic Management                              This programme is open to anyone aged
                                                                           developed administrative skills and a broad      Business Communication                            18 and over.
                                                                           knowledge foundation covering a wide
                                                                                                                            Organisation Management
                                                                           variety of business environment contexts.                                                          Employment Pathways
                                                                           You get to apply solutions to a defined
                                                                                                                            Elective Papers                                   With the Accounting strand, you will have
                                                                           range of unpredictable problems, and
                                                                                                                                                                              the skills and knowledge to be employed
                                                                           analyse and evaluate information from a          Accounting Strand
                                                                                                                                                                              in accounting roles, and volunteer
                                                                           variety of sources. There are opportunities      Business Finance and Taxation                     accounting for community groups.
                                                                           to put your leadership skills to the test.
                                                                                                                            Accounting Information and Systems
                                                                                                                                                                              With the Administration and Technology
                                                                           It builds on previously developed                Company Reporting and Analysis                    strand, you will have the skills and
Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




                                                                           administrative skills or existing business
                                                                                                                                                                              knowledge to work in a wide range of
                                                                           experience with essential skills such            Administration and Technology Strand
                                                                                                                                                                              administration roles.
                                                                           as developing text documents and                 Systemic Business Administration
                                                                           spreadsheets, organising meetings,                                                                 With the Leadership and Management
                                                                                                                            Change Management
                                                                           maintaining financial records and creating                                                         strand, you will have the skills and
                                                                           presentations etc.                               Managerial Technology                             knowledge to work at an operational
                                                                                                                                                                              level within business entities.
                                                                                                                            Leadership and Management Strand
                                                                                                                            Project and Financial Management
                                                                                                                            Modern Business Practise
                                                                                                                            Managing People and Change




                                                                           For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                                                                                         provide evidence of an
                                                                                          be 18 years                                                                                                 pass our English
                                                                                                                         IELTS overall band score

                                                                            18            of age or older
                                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                         of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                                                                                                         with no individual band        have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Entry Test
                                                                                                                                                                                                      *For limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nationalities only
                                                                                                                         less than 5.5                  score of 50 and above


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DBM
                                    NZQA approved and accredited
    (L7)


Diploma in Business Management -
(Level 7) (with Specialisations)


Specialisations                                   Delivered by
                                                                                              240
                                                                                              Credits
                                                                                                                                     2
                                                                                                                                  YEARS




 Small to Medium Enterprise Management           Concordia Institute of Business             240 credits
 Information Technology Management               Auckland, Christchurch                      (equivalent to 2 academic years)
 Tourism and Hospitality Management




If you have prior business management experience and would like to obtain a specialisation, this is an excellent
opportunity for upskilling. The programme runs up to two years. You can join the second year directly if you have
a relevant qualification.


What will I learn?                         Core Papers                                     Information Technology Management
This qualification will give you the       Small Business Conceptual Issues                Information System Project Management
skills to take on a role in business
                                           International Trade and Finance                 Information Systems for SMEs
management, administration
or planning, with an in-depth              Accounting Principles
                                                                                           Tourism and Hospitality Management
understanding of all areas of business,    Operations Management
                                                                                           Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality
including leadership, communication,       Marketing Management
marketing operations and systems.                                                          Strategic Operations in Tourism and
                                           Corporate Strategy and Planning
Specialist streams give you                                                                Hospitality
                                           Strategic Marketing
opportunities in business ownership,
information technology or tourist          Managing in Organisations                       Am I eligible?
operations.                                Strategic Human Resource Management             You must have successfully completed a


                                                                                                                                                 Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
                                           Project Management                              Diploma programme of at least Level 5.

                                           Global Business Communication                   If you don’t have formal qualifications
                                           Strategic Business Plan for SME                 but you have at least two years
                                                                                           appropriate managerial experience,
                                           Elective Papers                                 your application will be considered on
                                                                                           a case-by-case basis. Please include a
                                           Small to Medium Enterprises
                                                                                           reference letter from your employer with
                                           Innovation and Entrepreneurship in SMEs         your application.
                                           Organisational Management and
                                           Leadership




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                          provide evidence of an IELTS                                                  pass our English

  18         be 18 years
             of age or older
                                6.0
                                          overall band score of at least
                                          6.0 (Academics), with no
                                                                           have a Pearson Test with
                                                                                                                        Entry Test
                                                                                                                        *For limited
                                          individual band less than 5.5                                                 Nationalities only
                                                                           overall score of 50 and above


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DB
                                                                                   (L7)                         NZQA approved and accredited




                                                                           Diploma in Business -
                                                                           (Level 7)


                                                                           Delivered by
                                                                                                                                                        120
                                                                                                                                                        Credits
                                                                                                                                                                                            1
                                                                                                                                                                                          YEAR




                                                                           Concordia Institute of Business                                              120 credits
                                                                           Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                                             (equivalent to 1 academic year)




                                                                           Enhance your business career or continue with graduate level studies with this one-year programme. You will
                                                                           be recognised by employers, educational institutions and the business community as a positive contributor to
                                                                           enterprise and industry.

                                                                           You may go on to further study towards a degree or professional qualifications at a range of tertiary institutions
                                                                           both in New Zealand and abroad.



                                                                           What will I learn?                               Core Papers                                            Am I eligible?
                                                                           You will gain in-depth understanding of the      Organisational Change                                  You must have successfully completed a
                                                                           concepts, theories and models that underpin      Strategic Management                                   Diploma programme of at least Level 6.
                                                                           a range of essential business functions.
                                                                                                                            Accounting and Finance                                 If you don’t have formal qualifications but
                                                                           You will manage and complete a business          Marketing Management                                   you have at least three years of relevant
                                                                           project, and report using concepts                                                                      work experience, your application will
                                                                                                                            Business Communication
                                                                           previously covered within the programme.                                                                be considered on a case-by-case basis.
                                                                                                                            Business Project                                       Please include a reference letter from
                                                                                                                                                                                   your employer with your application.
Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




                                                                           For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                                                                                         provide evidence of an
                                                                                                                                                                                                            pass our English
                                                                                                                         IELTS overall band score
                                                                            18            be 18 years
                                                                                          of age or older
                                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                         of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                                                                                                         with no individual band             have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Entry Test
                                                                                                                                                                                                            *For limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nationalities only
                                                                                                                         less than 5.5                       score of 50 and above


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GDAM
    (L7)                             NZQA approved and accredited




Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
with Specialisation in: Retail Management/ Information Technology Management /
Tourism and Hospitality Management / Project Management




Delivered by
                                               120
                                               Credits
                                                                                                       1
                                                                                                     YEAR




                                                                                                 Programme Duration:
Concordia Institute of Business                120 credits
                                                                                                 1 academic year
Auckland                                       (equivalent to 1 academic year)



What will I learn?                            Elective Papers                                 Employment Pathways
The qualification is intended for people      Retail Management:                              Graduates of this qualification will have
with prior qualifications or experience                                                       a firm understanding of core business
                                              Functions of Retail Management
in business management who wish                                                               concepts coupled with practical
to acquire knowledge and skills to            Retail Customer Orientation                     application skills acquired through their
pursue managerial roles in specific                                                           specialisation strands, research and
                                              Information Technology Management:
business sectors within New Zealand or                                                        acquired knowledge. They will be able
internationally, or for further studies in    Information Systems Project                     to work effectively in professional entry
the field of business management.             Management                                      to mid-level management roles across
                                              Information Systems within                      a large range of sectors in established
Graduates of this qualification may
                                              Organisations                                   and start-up organisations with both
undertake further study towards
                                                                                              large and small organisational contexts.
degree programmes across a number
                                              Tourism and Hospitality Management:
of business disciplines or towards
professional qualifications at a range        New Zealand Tourism Management                  Graduate Outcome
of tertiary institutions both within New      Tourism and Hospitality Industry                Graduates will gain the skills required
Zealand and abroad.                           Strategic Management                            to integrate into New Zealand
                                                                                              organisations and contribute confidently
Core Papers                                   Project Management:                             within a range of organisational


                                                                                                                                                     Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
                                              Managing Projects                               frameworks and functions.
Managing People and Organisational
Behaviour                                     Project Quality Assurance                       They will be able to demonstrate an
Business and Marketing Communication                                                          in-depth understanding of business
                                              Am I eligible?                                  management concepts underpinning
Applied Accounting and Budgeting
                                              A candidate for the admission to this           the functional areas of strategic
Strategic Operational Management                                                              management, accounting and finance,
                                              programme of study shall:
                                                                                              business communication, marketing
                                              • Have successfully completed an                management, organisational behaviour,
                                                undergraduate degree or higher, or            and people management.
                                              • Provided evidence of equivalent
                                                practical, professional or educational
                                                experience and have gained
                                                approval from the Academic Board
                                                for special admission.



For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                             Provide evidence of an                                                         pass our English

 20         be 20 years
            of age or older
                                 6.0
                                             IELTS band score of at
                                             least 6.0 (Academic), with
                                                                            have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                            Entry Test
                                                                                                                            *For limited
                                             no score lower than 5.5                                                        Nationalities only
                                                                            score of 50 and above


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DTM
                                                                                                              NZQA approved and accredited
                                                                                 (L7)


                                                                           Diploma in Technology Management -
                                                                           (Level 7)


                                                                           Strands                                       Delivered by
                                                                                                                                                                           120
                                                                                                                                                                           Credits
                                                                                                                                                                                                             1
                                                                                                                                                                                                           YEAR




                                                                            Technology Marketing                        Concordia Institute of Business                   120 credits
                                                                            New Enterprise Development                  Auckland                                          (equivalent to 1 academic year)




                                                                           Enhance your career in technology management, technology sales management or enterprise development. Your
                                                                           skills can be applied to a new enterprise, an established workplace, or may lead to higher level management or
                                                                           business study.



                                                                           What will I study?                            Elective Papers                                   e-Centre
                                                                           This year-long programme is designed          Technology Marketing Strand                       Aspire2 International is working with
                                                                           for students who would like to enhance        Consumer Behaviour                                Massey University’s e-Centre, it’s
                                                                           their knowledge and skills in technology                                                        business enterprise and innovation
                                                                                                                         Marketing of Technology Products
                                                                           management, technology sales                                                                    centre. This partnership brings many
                                                                           management or enterprise development.         Project: Marketing Planning for                   benefits to Aspire2 International students
                                                                           Skills and knowledge gained through           Technology Products and Services                  including:
                                                                           this programme can be applied directly
                                                                                                                         New Enterprise Development Strand                 • Providing training programmes
                                                                           to established workplaces, start-up
                                                                                                                         (in Collaboration with e-centre)                    to selected students to develop
                                                                           enterprises or used as the basis to enter
                                                                                                                                                                             entrepreneurship skills
                                                                           post-graduate / higher level management       Technology Entrepreneurship
                                                                           / business study.                                                                               • Identifying promising entrepreneurs
                                                                                                                         e-Centre Sprint Programme:
                                                                                                                                                                             with ideas to build their business
                                                                                                                         Technology Business Feasibility Planning
Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




                                                                           Core Papers                                                                                       opportunity
                                                                                                                         Project: Technology Enterprise Planning
                                                                           Financial Management                                                                            • Coaching selected students in the
                                                                           Project Management                                                                                creation and validation of a business
                                                                                                                                                                             opportunity
                                                                           Operations Management for Technology-
                                                                           based Enterprises
                                                                                                                                                                           Am I eligible?
                                                                           Advancing Sustainable and Profitable
                                                                                                                                                                           You must have successfully completed
                                                                           Businesses Using ICT
                                                                                                                                                                           a Diploma Level 6, plus two years’ work
                                                                                                                                                                           experience in the technology field.

                                                                                                                                                                           If you don’t have formal qualifications
                                                                                                                                                                           but you have at least five years relevant
                                                                                                                                                                           work experience, your application will
                                                                                                                                                                           be considered based on an acceptable
                                                                                                                                                                           business concept proposal.


                                                                           For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                                                                                       provide evidence of an
                                                                                                                                                                                                     pass our English
                                                                                                                       IELTS overall band score

                                                                            18            be 18 years
                                                                                          of age or older
                                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                       of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                                                                                                       with no individual band        have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Entry Test
                                                                                                                                                                                                     *For limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nationalities only
                                                                                                                       less than 5.5                  score of 50 and above


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DBA
     (L7)                      NZQA approved and accredited




Diploma in Business Accounting -
(Level 7)


Delivered by
                                                                      240
                                                                      Credits
                                                                                                            2
                                                                                                         YEARS




Concordia Institute of Business                                       240 credits
Auckland                                                              (equivalent to 2 academic years)



You do not need a prior accounting experience to enter this two-year programme. It will prepare you for entry
level professional positions in applied accounting and financial management, or for further studies at a bachelor
level in accounting and finance. If you intend to continue studying, you will qualify to complete 5 professional
papers of the ACCA programme or the Oxford Brookes University’s BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting.

You can enter right into the second year if you have completed a recognised three-year accounting qualification.
If you have completed equivalent modules from the ACCA Fundamentals level modules, you may cross-credit up
to 120 credits.



What will I study?                         Core Papers                                          Am I eligible?
This two-year diploma programme is         Business Environment and Management                  You must have successfully completed
an Association of Chartered Certified      Management Accounting                                a relevant Diploma Level 5, or related
Accountants (ACCA) accredited                                                                   work experience in the accounting field.
                                           Financial Accounting
programme and you will graduate
with exemption from F1 to F9 of the        Corporate and Business Law
Fundamentals level of the ACCA             Performance Management


                                                                                                                                                      Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
qualification.                             Taxation
                                           Financial Reporting
                                           Audit and Assurance
                                           Financial Management
                                           Small Business Accounting
                                           MYOB / Xero / Payroll




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                            provide evidence of an
                                                                                                                             pass our English
                                            IELTS overall band score

  18         be 18 years
             of age or older
                                 6.0
                                            of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                            with no individual band             have a Pearson Test with
                                                                                                                             Entry Test
                                                                                                                             *For limited
                                                                                                                             Nationalities only
                                            less than 5.5                       overall score of 50 and above


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DA
                                                                                                              NZQA approved and accredited
                                                                                   (L7)


                                                                           Diploma in Accounting
                                                                           - (Level 7)


                                                                           Delivered by
                                                                                                                                                     120
                                                                                                                                                     Credits
                                                                                                                                                                                       YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                           1




                                                                           Concordia Institute of Business                                           120 credits
                                                                           Auckland, Christchurch                                                    (equivalent to 1 academic year)




                                                                           Enhance your accounting career with this year-long qualification, by learning about the New Zealand accounting
                                                                           environment. You will be recognised by employers, educational institutions and the community as a positive
                                                                           contributor to business enterprise and industry. This qualification can lead to further study in professional
                                                                           accountancy, or on to employment.




                                                                           What will I study?                           Core Papers                                           Am I eligible?
                                                                           You will gain the skills you need to         Small Business Accounting                             You must have successfully completed
                                                                           contribute confidently within a range of     Cost and Management Accounting                        a relevant Diploma Level 6, or have
                                                                           organisational frameworks and functions.                                                           a bachelor degree or an overseas
                                                                                                                        Financial Accounting
                                                                           You will know how to use accounting                                                                equivalent in accounting.
                                                                           and payroll software, and understand         Taxation
                                                                           managerial and financial accounting,         Audit and Assurance
                                                                           taxation, and financial management.          Financial Management
                                                                           You will learn to think critically about
                                                                                                                        MYOB / Xero / Payroll
                                                                           business issues, and propose solutions.
Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




                                                                           For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                                                                                      provide evidence of an
                                                                                                                                                                                                    pass our English
                                                                                                                      IELTS overall band score

                                                                            18            be 18 years
                                                                                          of age or older
                                                                                                            6.0
                                                                                                                      of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                                                                                                      with no individual band           have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Entry Test
                                                                                                                                                                                                    *For limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nationalities only
                                                                                                                      less than 5.5                     score of 50 and above


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BA(H)BM
  (Final)



BA (Hons) Business and Management
(Final Year) (Top-Up Programme)
The BAM Top-Up is an internationally recognised bachelor’s degree from the University of Northampton. This
programme is designed for those with High National Diploma (HDN) qualifications, New Zealand Diploma in
Business or similar UK and international qualifications. The programme allows you to gain a full honours degree
in one year. You could move on to further study or work in marketing, finance, human resources and general
business. The BAM Top-up is designed to be offered in parallel to a New Zealand Level 7 Business Qualification.




What will I learn?                           Core Papers                                   Am I eligible?
The programme covers key aspects             The programme comprises of modules            If you have an HND (Edexcel, ABE,
of business and management practice          from the final year of the three-year         NCC) or Foundation Degree in
and theory, while helping you develop        BAM programme. You will be admitted           Business, New Zealand Diploma in
individual and group skills.                 to this programme based on your               Business, or equivalent, we welcome
                                             previous academic qualifications and/or       your application.
                                             work experience.
                                                                                           If you have signed up to one of our
                                             Typical modules cover:                        Business Level 7 qualification, you may
                                                                                           also apply for this programme.
                                             • Business Communication
                                             • Marketing Management
                                             • Organisational Change
                                             • Strategic Management
                                             • Accounting and Finance for Managers
                                             • Business Project




                                                                                                                                                 Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




If English is not your first language you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at degree level English.

              provide evidence of an                                   As this is a UK qualification and not
              IELTS overall band score           TOEFL                 on the New Zealand Qualifications

 6.0          of at least 6.0 (Academics),
              with no individual band less    550/213
                                                                       Framework, you will not be eligible
                                                                       for an international student visa.
              than 5.5


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MBA



                                                                           Master of Business Administration
                                                                           (MBA)
                                                                           This Master of Business Administration programme has been designed to give you a thorough understanding of
                                                                           business and management processes, enabling you to develop as a practising manager, and help organisations
                                                                           improve their performance. A globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated professionals,
                                                                           this 18-month programme is demanding, so you will need to be fully committed. It is also great for networking with
                                                                           professionals from a range of organisations, industries and countries. You will join a community of influential tutors,
                                                                           business professionals and MBA alumni.



                                                                           What will I study?                           Core Papers                                         Am I eligible?
                                                                           You’ll consider issues in an organisation-   Critical Issues in Business                         • You are expected to be a junior
                                                                           wide context, develop analytical skills      Management and Organisational                         professional in a multi-national
                                                                           and learn how to recognise and exploit       Behaviour                                             company, or wishing to start your
                                                                           opportunities. Developing strategies                                                               own business
                                                                                                                        Strategic Marketing
                                                                           and plans for business or departmental                                                           • You will have a recognised
                                                                           improvement is a major theme.                Managing Operations and the Supply
                                                                                                                                                                              undergraduate degree at 2nd Class
                                                                                                                        Chain
                                                                                                                                                                              Upper or 2nd Class Lower Honours
                                                                                                                        Competitive Strategy and Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                            • You must submit your reason for
                                                                                                                        Financial Decision Making                             wanting to enrol in this programme
                                                                                                                        International Business Negotiation                  • You must be a New Zealand resident
                                                                                                                        Business Research Project                             or Work Visa holder
Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




                                                                           International Students

                                                                           If English is not your first language you                     As this is a UK qualification and not
                                                                           must provide evidence that your use of                        on the New Zealand Qualifications
                                                                           English is equivalent to IELTS 6.5, with
                                                                           no individual band less than 6.0             6.5              Framework, you will not be eligible
                                                                                                                                         for an international student visa.



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MBA
  (Top-Up)



Master of Business Administration
(Top-Up)
The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification, perfect for ambitious,
motivated graduates.

If you hold a PG Diploma in Business Management (or similar UK and international qualification) you can gain an
MBA qualification in just one year.



What will I study?                          Core modules                                      Am I eligible?
You will focus on thinking strategically    Critical Issues in Business                       For admission into the top-up
within an organisation, recognising and     Business Research Project                         programme, you must have two years
exploiting opportunities, and developing                                                      managerial experience and hold
                                            You will complete these modules in
strategies for managing change.                                                               one of the following postgraduate
                                            evening seminars, weekend research
                                                                                              qualifications:
You will need two modules to top up         workshops, independent research and
your PG Diploma to an MBA. Instruction      working online.                                   • Any New Zealand equivalent
in management research techniques                                                               postgraduate diploma – Level 8
will help you meet the demands of the                                                           (case-by-case basis)
programme assessment scheme and                                                               • The qualification must be no more
complete a business research project.                                                           than 10 years old.
                                                                                              • You must be a New Zealand resident
                                                                                                or Work Visa holder




                                                                                                                                                   Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




International Students

If English is not your first language you                     As this is a UK qualification and not
must provide evidence that your use of                        on the New Zealand Qualifications
English is equivalent to IELTS 6.5, with
no individual band less than 6.0            6.5               Framework, you will not be eligible
                                                              for an international student visa.



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(Level 7)



         Diploma in Health
       Services Management
                 (Level 7)




    Health Services
    Management
    Programme




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Where can a career
in Health Services
Management take you?

                            Salary Scope:                 START
                            $35k - $80k+*                 HERE

*Salaries information sourced from




                                                                                PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES
TradeMe Jobs in $NZD as at September 2017.
                                                         Care Giver




                                                                                    WHILE STUDYING
                                                    Healthcare Facilities
                                                        Supervisor




                                             •   Family Support Worker
                                             •   Community Health Coordinator
                                                                                     FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES
                                             •   Disabilities Service Officer
                                             •   Youth Worker
                                             •   Recreational Therapist
                                             •   Probation Officer




                                             • Healthcare Unit Manager
                                                                                ADVANCED LEVEL
                                                                                 OPPORTUNITIES




                                             • Health and Welfare
                                               Services Manager
                                             • Residential Manager




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DHSM
    (L7)                            NZQA approved and accredited




Diploma in Health Services Management -
(Level 7)


Delivered by
                                                                           120
                                                                           Credits
                                                                                                              1
                                                                                                            YEAR




Concordia Institute of Business                                            120 credits
Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                                           (equivalent to 1 academic year)


If you are a health professional thinking of taking on management responsibilities, this one-year diploma takes a
learner-focused collaborative approach and will improve your current level of qualification.


What will I learn?                           Personal & Team Effectiveness in Health            Employment pathways
The diploma is divided into three            and Social Care                                    Graduates will be qualified to gain
learning blocks, each with sector-           Managing Service Delivery in the Health            employment in New Zealand and
specific areas of study that expose          Care Sector                                        internationally in a range of
you to aspects of health promotion           An Investigative Research Project:                 managerial roles in healthcare
management and training. You will gain       Leading Strategic Change in Health &               organisations and health services.
the knowledge, skills and understanding      Social Care                                        Positions open to graduates may
of the practices, theories and principles
                                                                                                include Health Care Facilities
required to be an effective manager in       Am I eligible?                                     Supervisor, Healthcare Unit Coordinator
healthcare or a related field.
                                             To enter this programme, you will need:            or Manager, Residential Services
You will study seven papers that totals                                                         Manager, Day Services Manager,
                                             • A successful completion of a
to 120 credits, including a 30 credit                                                           Health and Welfare Services Manager,
                                               minimum of a Level 6 qualification or
research paper.                                                                                 Community Health Coordinator and
                                               its equivalent in a relevant sector in a
                                                                                                Health Promotions Manager.
                                               Healthcare / Health Services related
Core Papers

                                                                                                                                                      Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
                                               field such as Nursing / Physiotherapy
Managing Finance in Health and                 / Medical Practitioners / Social Work
Social Care                                    / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics /
Managing Enterprise in the Health              Pharmacy / Medical Lab / Ayurvedic,
Care Sector                                    etc; or at least three years’ work
                                               experience
Facilitating Training and Development in
the Health Care Sector                       • Approval for special admission by the
                                               Academic Board
Health Promotion in New Zealand: A
Focus on Women’s Health




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must:

                                            provide evidence of an
                                                                                                                                  pass our

 18        be 18 years                      IELTS overall band score
                                                                                                                                  English
           of age or older
                                 6.0        of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                            with no individual band              have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                                  Entry Test
                                            less than 5.5                        score of 50 and above


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(Level 5)             (Level 6)         (Level 7)             (Further
                                                                           Study)



                                                   Graduate Diploma   University of Auckland:
                                   NZ Diploma
             New Zealand                             in Information
                                    in System                         Master of Information
             Diploma in IT                           Technology
                                  Administration                          Technology
                 (Level 5)                           (GradDipIT)
                                     (Level 6)                            (MInfoTech)
                                                       (Level 7)




                                                                        Massey University:
                                                      Diploma in      Master of Information
                                                      Computing       Sciences (Information
                                                       (Level 7)          Technology)
                                                                          (MInfoSc(IT))




                                                                        Auckland University
                                                                          of Technology:
                                                                       Master of Computer
                                                                        and Information
                                                                        Sciences (MCIS)




                                                                       University of Waikato:
                                                                             Master of
                                                                      Information Technology
                                                                            (MInfoTech)




        IT and Computing
        Programmes

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Where can a career in IT &
Computing take you?

                                                                START
                                                                HERE
                            Salary Scope:




                                                                                      PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES
                            $36k - $90k+




                                                                                          WHILE STUDYING
                                                  •   Office Equipment Technologist
*Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs   •   Photocopier Technologist
in $NZD as at September 2017.                     •   IT Service Desk
                                                  •   IT Equipment / Trades Worker




                                                  •   Hardware Technician




                                                                                           FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES
                                                  •   ICT Customer Support Officer
                                                  •   Web Administrator
                                                  •   ICT Support Technician
                                                  •   Computer Systems Technician




                                                  • Computer Network and
                                                    Systems Engineer
                                                  • Network Administrator
                                                                                           ADVANCED LEVEL OPPORTUNITIES




                                                  • Network Analyst
                                                  • Analyst Programmer
                                                  • Developer
                                                  • Programmer
                                                  • Software Engineer
                                                  • Application Developer
                                                  • ICT Programmer
                                                  • ICT Specialist
                                                  • Network Designer

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NZDITTS                               NZQA approved and accredited
  (L5)


New Zealand Diploma in Information
Technology Technical Support - (Level 5)


Delivered by
                                                                        120
                                                                         Credits
                                                                                                              1
                                                                                                            YEAR




Concordia Institute of Business                                          120 credits
Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                                         (equivalent to 1 academic year)



This one-year programme will equip you with technical knowledge and hands-on experience in technical support.
You will be able to pursue an IT career or move on to further study.


What will I learn?                            Core Papers                                          Am I eligible?
You will gain skills in computer systems,     There are six modules that include the               To enter this programme, you will need:
application and system software, and          following topics:
                                                                                                   • A Certificate in Computing Level 3 or 4
network support and configuration in
                                              Modern Data Communications                           • Successful completion of New
a New Zealand IT environment. You
will learn to develop basic computer          Applied Communications                                 Zealand Year 12 secondary schooling;
applications, administer databases and        Systems and Applications Support                       or international equivalent; and/or
gain an understanding of user support                                                                appropriate related work experience
                                              Systems Installation and Maintenance
standards. New Zealand’s professional,                                                             Please contact Aspire2 International for
                                              Application Design and Development
legal, and ethical principles and                                                                  more details.
                                              Database Development and Design
practices are also covered.




                                                                                                                                                        Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must:

             be 17 years
                                             provide evidence of an IELTS
             of age or older                                                                                                          pass our

   17        *For Auckland campus
                        +
             only and 18 for other   5.5
                                             overall band score of at
                                             least 5.5 (Academic), with no
                                             individual band less than 5.0         have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                                      English
                                                                                                                                      Entry Test.
             regions.
                                                                                   score of 42-49


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NZDSA
                                                                              (L6)                            NZQA approved and accredited




                                                                           New Zealand Diploma in Systems
                                                                           Administration - (Level 6)


                                                                           Delivered by
                                                                                                                                               120
                                                                                                                                                Credits
                                                                                                                                                                                   1
                                                                                                                                                                                 YEAR




                                                                           Concordia Institute of Business                                      120 credits
                                                                           Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                                     (equivalent to 1 academic year)



                                                                           This programme will equip you with technical knowledge and hands-on experience in system administration and
                                                                           skills in industry communication. You will be able to pursue a career in IT, or move on to further study.


                                                                           What will I study?                          Core papers                                         Am I eligible?
                                                                           On successfully completing this             Network Services                                    Students enrolling are recommended
                                                                           programme, you will be able to:             Active Directory Services                           to hold the New Zealand Diploma
                                                                                                                                                                           of Information Technology Technical
                                                                           • Implement a range of technologies for     Infrastructure Virtualisation
                                                                                                                                                                           Support (Level 5) or equivalent
                                                                             systems and network services              E-communications (project)                          knowledge, skills and experience.
                                                                           • Plan and implement automated system       Applied Communications
                                                                             and application software deployment
                                                                                                                       Automated Systems Deployment
                                                                           • Plan, implement, and manage a
                                                                             directory service
                                                                           • Analyse a range of options and
                                                                             implement a solution
                                                                           • Implement a server-based
                                                                             virtualisation infrastructure
Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz




                                                                           • Administer infrastructure for remote
                                                                             network access
                                                                           • Manage and administer a messaging
                                                                             and collaboration service
                                                                           • Write scripts to automate standard
                                                                             system procedures
                                                                           • Apply IT service and change
                                                                             management processes and
                                                                             procedures




                                                                           For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must:

                                                                                                                      provide evidence of an
                                                                                            be 18 years               IELTS overall band score                                                       pass our

                                                                              18            of age or older
                                                                                                              6.0
                                                                                                                      of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                                                                                                      with no individual band          have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                                                                                                     English
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Entry Test
                                                                                                                      less than 5.5                    score of 50 and above


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DIC
      (L7)                           NZQA approved and accredited




Diploma in Computing
- (Level 7)


Strands                                        Delivered by
                                                                                              120
                                                                                                Credits
                                                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                                                  YEAR




 Software Development                         Concordia Institute of Business                  120 credits
 Computer Networking                          Auckland, Christchurch                           (equivalent to 1 academic year)


If you already have qualifications or experience in IT and you wish to pursue a more specialised role, this one-year
programme is your next best step. This programme will also equip you to pursue further studies in computing and IT.



What will I learn?                              For either specialty, you may also                 Software Development Papers
You will be able to specialise in either        choose to gain MTA, MCSE and MCDBA                 Software Testing, Web Programming,
Software Development or Computer                certification from Microsoft, although             Object Oriented Analysis and Design,
Networking.                                     additional exam fee applies.                       Application Development

For Software Development, you will build        Core Papers
                                                                                                   Project Papers
your skills in analysing, designing and         Ethics and Professionalism in Computing
building robust and user-friendly enterprise                                                       Develop and deploy a software
                                                Strategic Implementation of Information            application system, Install and configure
or web-based systems. You will assure
                                                Systems                                            a computer network system, Initiate,
the quality throughout the development
process. For Computer Networks, you will        IT Project Management                              Plan and Manage an IT Project, Create
develop essential skills in both wired and      Final Specialisation Project                       technical documentation for an IT system.
wireless computer network design and
                                                Computer Networking Papers                         Am I eligible?
setup, administration, maintenance and
security. As a specialist who can design,                                                          To enter this programme, you must have:

                                                                                                                                                      Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
                                                Wireless Networks,
maintain and secure these computer              Service Desk Operations Management,                • A Level 6 Diploma in Computing or
networks, you will be in demand.                Network Infrastructure Design,                       equivalent skills or knowledge
                                                Network Security and Data Protection               • Two years work experience in software
                                                                                                     development, networking or an
                                                                                                     equivalent




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must:

                                               have an IELTS overall                                                             Pass our

   18         be 18 years                      band score of at least 6.0                                                        English
              of age or older
                                   6.0         (Academics), no individual
                                               band less than 5.5              have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                               score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                                 Entry Test




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GDIT
    (L7)                           NZQA approved and accredited




Graduate Diploma in Information
Technology - (Level 7)


Delivered by
                                                                        120
                                                                        Credits
                                                                                                           YEAR
                                                                                                                1




Concordia Institute of Business                                         120 credits
Auckland, Christchurch                                                  (equivalent to 1 academic year)



The GradDipIT one-year programme gives you an integrated approach to developing expertise as an
IT professional. Individual subjects are important, but the way they work together is critical. Equipped with this
knowledge, you will be eligible for positions such as project manager, software architect or developer, website
administration or network engineer.




What will I learn?                         Standard GradDipIT (no                              Am I eligible?
You will experience the systems            specialisation)                                     If you are coming from overseas, to
development process and learn to           Programming C# or Java                              enter this programme you must also:
integrate and build on the other two       Advanced programming C# or Java                     • Have an IELTS overall band score of
papers presented each term.
                                           Database Design and Development                       at least 6.0 (Academic), no individual
Core Papers                                Networking and Operating Systems                      band less than 5.5

Systems Development Integration 1, 2, 3    Internet Programming                                • An equivalent level of English

Industry Project                                                                               To be admitted to this programme of
                                                                                               study, a candidate shall either have
                                                                                               completed a bachelor’s degree or a


                                                                                                                                                         Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
                                                                                               qualification at Level 7 or above, worth
                                                                                               at least 120 credits, or, have gained
                                                                                               approval under special admission criteria
                                                                                               approved by the Aspire2 International
                                                                                               Academic Board.




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must:


              be 20 years                  have an IELTS overall                                                    for NZ students under 20,

   20         of age or older
              (Recommended)      6.0
                                           band score of at least 6.0
                                           (Academics), no individual
                                                                             have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                    there are additional entry
                                                                                                                    requirements. Please contact
                                           band less than 5.5                                                       us for further information
                                                                             score of 50 and above


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(Level 6)               (Level 7)



            NZ Diploma in              Diploma in
            Engineering -            Electronics and
              Electrical          Telecommunications
                 (Level 6)             (Level 7)




        Engineering
        Programmes



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Where can a career in
Engineering take you?

                                                    START
                                                    HERE




                                                                                        PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                            WHILE STUDYING
                                     •   Cabler
                                     •   Telecom Line Worker
                                     •   Electronic Trades Worker
                                     •   Office Machine Technician




     TELECOMMUNICATIONS                         ELECTRONICS                                             ELECTRICAL


                                                                                                                     FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES
     • Operations and                     • Electronics                            • Electrical
       Maintenance                          Engineering                              Engineering
       Technician                           Technician                               Draftsperson
     • Communications                     • Electronics                            • Electrical
       System Installer                     Engineering                              Engineering
     • Telecommunications                   Draftsperson                             Technician
       Field Engineer                     • Radiocommunica-                        • Relays Draftsperson
     • Network and                          tions Technician                       • Sub Station Design
       Technical Officer or                                                          Draftsperson
       Technologist



                            Salary Scope:     *Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs

                            $45k - $70k+*     in $NZD as at September 2017.




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NZDE
                                NZQA approved and accredited
     (L6)


New Zealand Diploma in Engineering -
(Level 6) with strands in Electrical and Electronics



Delivered by
                                                                          240
                                                                          Credits
                                                                                                              2
                                                                                                           YEARS




Concordia Institute of Business                                           240 credits
Auckland                                                                  (equivalent to 2 academic years)


The aim of this National programme is to provide skilled and competent engineering technicians for the electrical and
electronic engineering sector. Graduates of this programme will also be able to study towards a technologist degree such
as Bachelor of Engineering Technology, or a professional engineering qualification such as Bachelor of Engineering.

We are the only Private Tertiary Establishment (PTE) in New Zealand offering this programme.



What will I learn?                           Electronic Principles                                 Electronics Elective Programmes
You will learn to apply electrical and       Electrical and Electronic Applications                Electronics 1
electronics engineering theory to            Engineering Management                                Electronics 2
practice, and to work with other skilled
                                             Engineering Project                                   Microcontrollers 1
professions and trades on electrical
projects. This programme will help you                                                             Microcontrollers 2
                                             Power Compulsory Programmes
develop rational decision-making skills                                                            Electronic Manufacturing 2
                                             Power Engineering
and the cultural understanding you will                                                            Engineering Mathematics 2
need to work with any group of people.       Electrical Machines
                                             PLC Programming 1                                     Am I eligible?
We offer two specialisations: Power and
Electronics. Power is a specialisation                                                             This is a Level 6 programme, so you will
                                             Electronics Compulsory Programmes


                                                                                                                                                       Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
in Electrical Engineering Strand and                                                               need to have:
Electronics is a specialisation in           Computer Programming 1
                                                                                                   • A minimum of 48 credits at level 2 in
Electronic Engineering Strand.               Electronic Manufacturing 1                              four subjects, including at least 12
                                             Computer Programming 2                                  credits in mathematics
Common Compulsory Programmes
                                                                                                   • Equivalent qualifications – International
You must study all these papers:             Power Elective Programmes
                                                                                                     Baccalaureate or Cambridge; or have
Engineering Fundamentals                     PLC Programming 2                                       equivalent skills and knowledge
Engineering Mathematics 1                    Protection                                            • You will also need a minimum of 8
Technical Literacy                           Sustainable Energy and Power Electronics                literacy credits at level 1 or higher -
Electrical Principles                                                                                4 reading and 4 writing
                                             Electrical Building Services
                                             Engineering Mathematics 2




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must:

                                           provide evidence of an                                                                  pass our
                                           IELTS overall band score
  18          be 18 years                                                                                                          English
              of age or older
                                   6.0     of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                           with no individual band              have a Pearson Test with overall
                                                                                                                                   Entry Test

                                           less than 5.5                        score of 50 and above


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DET
                                    NZQA approved and accredited
     (L7)


Diploma in Electronics and
Telecommunications - (Level 7)


Delivered by
                                                                         240
                                                                         Credits
                                                                                                             2
                                                                                                          YEARS




Concordia Institute of Business                                          240 credits
Auckland                                                                 (equivalent to 2 academic years*)



New Zealand’s electronics and telecommunications industry is a major growth industry, and this diploma will get
you well on your way to a career in this exciting field.



What will I learn?                         Common Compulsory Programmes                        Elective Programmes
This programme will help develop           You must complete all of the following:             You must complete any two of the
advanced skills in electronic circuitry                                                        following:
                                           Engineering Mathematics
and telecommunications engineering                                                             Positioning Communication Systems
technology. You will gain complex          Electrical Principles, Circuits and
                                                                                               Power Electronics
technical competence in electronic         Electrical
                                                                                               Digital Control Systems
devices, electronic communications         Digital Electronics
technologies such as radio, integrated                                                         Microprocessor 2
                                           Electronic Communication Systems
electronics systems, and the software                                                          Elective papers will be open subject to
                                           Data Communications and Networking
used to apply them.                                                                            number of students.
                                           Antenna and Wave Propagation
                                                                                               *You may be eligible for up to 50%
                                           Control Systems
                                                                                               RPL and Credit Transfer which will
                                           Cellular and Mobile Communications                  reduce your study time up to one year.
                                           Microwave and Radar Engineering


                                                                                                                                                     Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
                                           Broadband Communications                            Am I eligible?
                                                                                               The entry criteria for the programme
                                                                                               are:

                                                                                               • Minimum of a level 5 qualification
                                                                                                 in the field of electronics/
                                                                                                 telecommunications (or equivalent
                                                                                                 skills and knowledge)
                                                                                               • IELTS band score of at least 6.0
                                                                                                 (Academic), or equivalent in the
                                                                                                 Aspire2 English Entry Test.




For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must:

                                          provide evidence of an
                                                                                                                                 Pass our
            be 18 years                   IELTS overall band score

 18
                                                                                                                                 English

                                 6.0
            of age or older               of at least 6.0 (Academics),
                                                                                                                                 Entry Test
                                          with no individual band
                                                                                have a Pearson Test with overall
                                          less than 5.5
                                                                                score of 50 and above


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(Level 4)               (Level 5)




           New Zealand               New Zealand
       Certificate in Cookery     Diploma in Cookery
                 (Level 4)             (Level 5)




     Cookery and
     Culinary Arts
     Programmes

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