Study Sales and Marketing in New Zealand in 2020

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Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing in New Zealand in 2020

Sales and Marketing are required by every organization around the world in order to thrive. It is one of the core branches of any business.

New Zealand provide intensive courses for sales and marketing at different levels.

Graduate Diploma in sales and Marketing level 7

Postgraduate diploma in sales and marketing level 8

Masters of sales and marketing level 9

Now based on your past qualification, experience, and future aspiration you can choose which level you can apply for.

These courses are designed in order to gain successful employment in New Zealand.

As an international student, you need to study for fulltime for a year at least and need to accumulate at least 120 points.

So, all the programs are based on 120 credit points system in which you need to study compulsory subjects and then you can have electives for certain points.


 Let's take an example of a Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing Level 7 from Ara Institute of Canterbury:

Graduate DiplomaFull-time, 1 year | Part-time up to 4 years

Program code



February, July





Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

22 January for February start; 23 June for July start


Christchurch - Madras Street

So as we can see the credit points mentioned above are 120 points.

Now let's break those points up.

Compulsory Subjects you need to complete are:

  • Business-to-Business Sales and Marketing: 15 Credits
  • Marketing Planning and Control: 15 Credits
  • Contemporary Issues in Marketing Practice: 15 Credits
  • Industry Project: 30 Credits
  • International Marketing: 15 Credits
  • Preparation for Work Placement: 15 Credits

Now that makes a total of 105 points, we need another 15 credits in order to complete the course.

Elective subjects we can have are:

  • Customer Engagement: 15 Credits
  • Integrated Marketing Communications: 15 Credits

After choosing the right elective, like what would you like to study in order to complete the 120 credit points requirement you can complete the course successfully.

Options to study in New Zealand Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing:

These are the TOP Colleges in New Zealand to Study Sales and Marketing at an affordable fees.







Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Level 7

Ara Institute of Canterbury



Feb / July

Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Level 7

Waikato Institute Of Technology



Feb / July

Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Level 7

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT)

Manukau (Auckland)


February, May, July, October

Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Level 7

Otago Polytechnic

Dunedin and Auckland


Dunedin: Feb / July Auckland: January, March, June, August, October

For all these course IELTS requirement is only 6 bands overall with no bands less than 5.5 in any module.

For any help in choosing the right course for you, you can contact us!

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