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PGDip - International Management as a subject

International Management is only available as a Minor subject for any bachelor's degree, or as a postgraduate subject.

Postgraduate diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a masters degree.

Learn to compete in the global marketplace by understanding how to operate a business in another country, and export to foreign markets such as China and the emerging markets of Asia and the Pacific.


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Key information

Entry Requirements:

Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.

Year: 1.0
Points: 120 points
Start Dates: February (Semester A) and July (Semester B)
Fees (International): $29,370-$38,350 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Faculty:
*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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  • Business development adviser
  • Industrial development analyst
  • International marketing analyst
  • International trade policy adviser
  • Tourism consultant
  • Translator
  • Business owner

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

The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the PGCert(IntMgt), PGDip(IntMgt) and MMS. There are no specified subject papers that must be included for the PGCert(IntMgt) programme.

PGDip(IntMgt) students must complete INMGT588 and 60 points from AGBUS501, ACCTN506, ECONS531, ECONS532, INMGT501, INMGT517, INMGT523, INMGT524, INMGT525, MRKTG553, and STMGT555.

MMS students must complete MNMGT581, and one of INMGT591, INMGT592, INMGT593 or INMGT594. Students taking the 120 point MMS are required to complete at least 60 points from the papers listed for the subject. Students taking the 180 point MMS are required to complete at least 120 points from the papers listed for the subject.


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International Management as a Minor for any bachelor's degree

The specific requirements for a minor in International Management are that you must complete the following 4 papers (60 points):

  • STMGT101 Introduction to Management
  • STMGT200 Strategy in the Global Economy Global Business Management
  • ECONS200 Understanding the Global Economy
  • STMGT305 Doing Business Internationally

Note: If STMG101 has already been taken, then you may choose one of the following papers instead:

  • SCMGT202 Global Supply Chains
  • ECONS304 International Economic Issues
  • An approved cultural or language paper.

Postgraduate Certificate in International Management (PGCert(IntMgt))

To complete the requirements for a Postgraduate Certificate in International Management, you must pass 60 points at 500-level in papers from the subject area of International Management.

You must meet with the Graduate Convenor to discuss an appropriate personal programme of study. Papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/INMGT

Please note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip(IntMgt))

To complete the requirements for a Postgraduate Diploma in International Management, you must pass 120 points at 500-level, including at least 90 points in papers from the subject area of International Management.

You must also submit a Portfolio of Achievement.

You may choose to take up to 30 points of papers from other graduate subjects as part of the PGDip, with the permission of the department's Graduate Convenor.

The specific requirements for International Management are that you must include:

  • INMG588 International Business Strategy.

And choose 90 points from the following papers (Note: Papers often have prerequisites and careful programme planning will be required):

  • ACCT506 International Accounting
  • ACCT551 International Tax Strategies
  • AGRI501 International Agribusiness
  • ECON531 International Trade: Theory and Policy Issues
  • ECON532 International Finance
  • INMG501 E-Global Business: Strategic Management and Marketing
  • INMG511 International Business Management
  • INMG517 Current Issues in International Management
  • INMG523 International Business Management
  • INMG524 Managing International Alliances and Networks
  • INMG525 Global Mind Set and Cross-Cultural Management
  • MCOM576 Intercultural Communication
  • MKTG553 International Marketing
  • MNGT501 Research Methods in Management Studies
  • MSYS555 E-Business Management
  • MSYS576 21st Century Logistics
  • MSYS577 E-Enabled Agile Supply Chains
  • STMG555 Foundations of Organisation and Strategies

For details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/INMGT You must also meet with the Graduate Convenor to discuss an appropriate personal programme of study.

Please note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.

Master of Management Studies (MMS)

The completion requirements for the Master of Management Studies depend on your admission criteria; please see the qualification information for further details. However you'll need to:

  • Take MNGT501 Research Methods in Management Studies (unless passed previously)
  • Take a dissertation (591/592) or thesis (593/594) in your subject area
  • Submit a Portfolio of Achievement (see MMS information for further details).
  • Meet the specific requirements prescribed for International Management.
  • Papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. Paper offerings can change; for full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/INMGT
  • Meet with the department's Graduate Convenor to discuss an appropriate personal programme of study.

Please note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Please contact the Department's Graduate Convenor.


Documents

Waikato Management School Student Handbook


Contacts

Management Student Centre
Phone: +64 838 4303
Email: msc@waikato.ac.nz
Website: www.management.ac.nz/msc
The best time to pop in to the Management Student Centre is during Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.

Graduate Convenor for International Management:

Dr Paresha Sinha (Semester A 2018)
Email: psinha@waikato.ac.nz

Associate Professor Joanna Scott-Kennel (Semesters B and T 2018)
Email: scottkjo@waikato.ac.nz