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Cert(Mgt)
Certificate in Management

This one-year certificate is available to students who wish to gain an introductory qualification in management. It can even be the start of something bigger, like a bachelor's degree.

A Certificate in Management is similar to completing the first year of a bachelor's degree at university. It's a great way to gain an introductory qualification and can propel you towards future success.

A one-year Cert(Mgt) can include papers in any of these subjects:

To complete the Cert(Mgt), students must pass eight papers at Level 100 or above, including at least six papers in subjects listed within the field of Management, plus two elective papers in any subject offered at the University of Waikato. Please refer to the Regulations below.

See the Catalogue of Papers to view all papers being offered at our campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga.

Apply to enrol

Key information

Entry Requirements:

University entrance through NCEA, or equivalent.

Years: 1
Points: 120
Study Locations:Hamilton
Start Dates: Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)
Faculty:

Degree Planner

Degree planner — Certificate in Management - 1 year (120 points)

You can study full-time and complete the Cert(Mgt) in only two semesters, or if you prefer study part-time over three or more semesters. 
Each paper is worth 15 points, please refer to the Catalogue of Papers for all papers being offered.

Semester 1

100 Level or above
Management field paper

100 Level or above
Management field paper

100 Level or above
Elective paper

Semester 2

100 Level or above
Management field paper

100 Level or above
Management field paper

100 Level or above
Management field paper

100 Level or above
Elective paper

  • Management field
  • Elective
  • Compulsory
This information is provisional and subject to change.

Recommended papers

To gain a strong grounding in Management, we recommend that you include at least some of the following 'Business Fundamentals' papers in your course:

(Note: If you decide to continue your studies, these papers are also required for the Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours.)


Entry requirements

Applications for the Certificate in Management are open to anyone with University Entrance or its equivalent. For more information, contact our Future Students Team: recruitment@waikato.ac.nz.

When you apply to enrol, select Certificate (Undergraduate) as your qualification.


Please check the Catalogue of Papers to view all undergraduate papers (Levels 100 - 300) being offered in Tauranga.

We currently offer papers in the four major subjects of Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Strategic Management, plus a variety of other papers in Economics, Leadership Communication, Digital Business and Supply Chain Management, and Management.


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To complete the Cert(Mgt), students must pass eight papers (120 points) at undergraduate level (Level 100 or above).
This includes at least six papers (90 points) from subjects listed within the field of Management, plus two elective papers (30 points) in any subject.

All students must pass the compulsory paper STMGT101 Introduction to Management.

Please check the Catalogue of Papers to view all undergraduate papers being offered at our campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga.

View full Regulations for the Certificate qualification.


Subjects within the field of Management

Your Cert(Mgt) can include study in any of these subjects:


Launch into further study

A Certificate in Management makes a good year of study - but if you find yourself wanting more, you'll have the option of crediting all of your papers towards a three- or four-year bachelor's degree instead.


Contacts

General Enquiries: 0800 WAIKATO

Waikato Management School
Phone: 07 838 4303
Email: msc@waikato.ac.nz