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Dip - Management Systems as a subject

Management Systems is available as a postgraduate subject only.

A diploma is a short-term study option that can help pave your way to future success.

In today's interconnected world, effective management systems and organisational relationships are critical for business success.

Key information

Years: 1.0
Study Locations: Hamilton
Start Dates: Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.
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Career opportunities

  • Business analyst
  • Information technology consultant
  • Operations manager
  • Project manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Systems developer

Prescriptions for the PGCert(MgtSys), PGDip(MgtSys) and MMS

Management Systems may be taken as a subject for the MMS. A Postgraduate Certificate and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Systems are also available. The requirements for the subject are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.

Students enrolling in 500 level Management Systems papers should normally have a minimum of a B average in undergraduate Management Systems papers, with no less than that in 300 and 400 level Management Systems papers. All students should discuss their programme with the Management Student Centre before enrolling.

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
MNGT501Research Methods in Management Studies18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton), 18B (Online) & 18T (Hamilton)
This paper aims to introduce students to the assumptions underlying the different methodologies and methods for performing research in the social sciences.The focus is on interpretive, positivist, critical, and mixed methods. The paper attempts to give students the conceptual and methodological resources needed to think and convers...
MSYS519Professional Field Internship18C (Online)
This paper, usually taken in the New Zealand summer period from November to February, facilitates practical experience building and skills development through an intensive industry internship for graduate level students. The paper is delivered online, and students will be on-site and at work in their host organisations from 8-13 we...
MSYS552Applied Research Methods and Project18A (Online)
This paper provides the opportunity for students at the graduate level to produce a research report which reflects their ability to investigate in-depth a business topic of their interest. The report is expected to have value to a practicing manager, rather than having an academic focus. The paper will be delivered solely on-line. ...
MSYS555Digital Business Management18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Online)
A focus on the successful management of digital business applications based on rapidly evolving technologies; from business case to competitive impact.
MSYS558Contemporary Issues in Digital Business18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Online)
As new electronic technologies emerge, businesses are faced with many challenges about how best to address the opportunities and threats such technologies present. This seminar and discussion based paper addresses a range of topical issues associated with digital business and the crucial role they play in the modern-day, global bu...
MSYS559E-Business Technologies18B (Online)
The Internet and Web technologies are driving fundamental changes in the way that businesses interact today, and e-business is booming as organisations strive to improve efficiency, enter new markets, or gain competitive advantage through improved business processes, resource management, just-in-time provisioning and business relat...
MSYS57621st Century Logistics18A (Hamilton)
In today's competitive business environment, logistics and supply chain management is increasingly being recognized as a source of competitive advantage. This paper is a treatment, at an advanced level, of a selection of topics in modern logistics and supply chain management such as service operations management, transportation, di...
MSYS577E-Enabled Agile Supply Chains18B (Hamilton)
Agility is at the cutting edge of supply chain management and is a leading strategy for competing in today's highly competitive global marketplace; and successful agile supply chains are critically dependent on E-business strategies and systems. This paper is based on foundational and current readings in supply chain strategies inc...
MSYS590Directed Study18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton) & 18C (Hamilton)
Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.
MSYS591Management Systems Dissertation18C (Hamilton)
A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
MSYS592Management Systems Dissertation18C (Hamilton)
A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
MSYS593Management Systems Thesis18C (Hamilton)
An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
MSYS594Management Systems Thesis18C (Hamilton)
An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
MSYS599Report of an Investigation18D (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton), 18F (Hamilton), 18G (Hamilton), 18H (Hamilton), 18I (Hamilton), 18J (Hamilton), 18K (Hamilton), 18L (Hamilton) & 18M (Hamilton)
Directed investigation of an approved topic, available only to students enrolled in the BMS(Hons) degree.

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Waikato Management School Student Handbook 2017


Management Student Centre (MSC)
Phone: +64 838 4303 or 0800 654 303
Website: hours: 8.45am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday
Location: MSB.1.50, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

One of the best times to pop into MSC is Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.

Associate Professor Stuart Dillon - Department Chairperson

Natalie Walmsley - Department Administrator