New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) Programs

by / Friday, 18 July 2014 / Published in NZMA

Courses offered by NZMA

Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 5 (PC2000)

  • This two year course includes Levels 3, 4 and 5 – $34,000 total cost
  • Year 1 – National Certificate in Hospitality (Basic Cookery)
  • Level 3 & National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery)
  • Level 4 – $18,000
  • Year 2 – Diploma in Professional Cookery (Level 5) (year 2) – $16,000
  • This course will incorporate a 600-hour internship

Entry Requirements

  • Student need to be 17 or older.
  • If he/she is under 20, they need their NCEA (preferably Level 2 or higher) or a relevant Level 2 or higher qualification from a New Zealand TEO.
  • If English is their second language then they will need an IELTS score of at least 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, or the equivalent.

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Diploma in Applied Hospitality Management Level 6

  • The total cost for this 2 year programme is $34,000
  • Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5 – $17,000
  • Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 6 – $10,500
  • Diploma in Applied Hospitality Management Level 6 – $6,500
  • The course will incorporate a 600-hour internship
  • (NZMA may offer special scholarships to international students.)

Entry Requirements

  • Student need to be 17 or older and have completed NZMA’s Level 6 Diploma in Hospitality Management with at least 90% attendance.
  • If he/she is an international student, they also need to have completed high school and have an English level of 6.0 IELTS or equivalent with no band score lower than 5.5.

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Diploma in Business (Advanced) Level 6 – 2 years (18 months)

The first year of the Diploma in Business will give solid grounding in core modules including:

  • Economics, Finance and Marketing
    • Marketing Principles
    • Business Environment
  • Organisational Behaviour and Effective Decision Making
    • Organisations and Behaviour
    • Business Decision Making
  • Legislation and People Management
    • Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
    • Aspects of contracts and negligence for business
  • Business Strategies and Research
    • Research Project
    • Business Strateg

In second year of study core modules will cover the below topics majoring in Management:

  • Management
    • Managing Professional Development
    • Working with and Leading People
  • Marketing
    • Managing Activities to Achieve Results
    • Managing Communications, Knowledge and Information
    • Marketing Planning
    • Sales Planning and Operations
  • Human Resources Management
    • Managing Human Resources
    • Employee Relations

Course cost:

  • Year 1: NZ$15,000 (inclusive of all course NZ$ 13,000 and resource fee NZ$ 2,000)
  • Year 2: NZ$10,000 (inclusive of all course NZ$ 9,000 and resource fees NZ 1,000)

Entry requirements: 18 years and above with IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

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81 Responses to “New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) Programs”

  1. Ravinder singh says :

    Dear sir/mam
    i have done my +2 in commerce stream in 2016.
    can i take cookery course?
    i got 5.5 band in ielts no less than 5.5 in each module

  2. Ramandeep says :

    Hello sir or mam
    10 in 2013
    11 in 2014
    12 in 2015 but failed
    12 in 2016 passed 51% commerce
    I have taken a PTE test
    Overall 55
    Writing 53
    Reading 56
    Listening 51
    Speaking 65

    So can I eligible for take cookery course in nzma university in New Zealand

  3. taran says :

    Mam can tell plz…. that the requirement of bands for business study in new zealand…

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      IELTS requirement for Undergraduate programs is overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5. And Graduate program is overall 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.

  4. Arjun says :

    Hi I have done my +12 with 67% Mark in 2008 I was doing some jobs near my home. I got an IELTS score of 6 ,I love to join a cookery diploma course in New Zealand , does my gap be a problem , I am eligible?

  5. vivek says :

    I doing my last year . my 4 seamsters total aggregate is 57% if my aggregate of whole is 55% . can I do hotel management from new Zealand.

  6. Amit Khanna says :

    Hello Team,
    can I apply for level 7 diploma course, I have done my graduation and working experience of 5 years. what would be the course fee and do I need pay all in cash?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      You are eligible to apply for Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma at New Zealand. Course fees and the payment procedure depends upon the university you are applying to.
      To know more about the application process kindly mail us at

  7. yogesh says :

    my ielts score is L-5, W-6, R-5.5, S-7 over all- 6
    i want to do a diploma in construction and quantity survey of level 6 course. am i eligible for that.

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Post Graduate Studies in New Zealand requires IELTS bands 6.5 Overall with no band less than 6.0. Kindly reappear for IELTS and then apply.
      For details regarding admission process kindly contact us at

  8. manminder singh says :

    hello, sir/mam please tell me which course is best for me in new Zealand
    2016 commerce cbse 53%(2012) 54% (2015)
    ielts overall 6 not less than 5.5
    refusal from canada georgian college sept. intake 2016

  9. Anis says :

    i have got an Ielts overall band 6
    Listening band : 7.5
    Speaking band : 6
    Reading band : 5.5
    Writing band : 5
    CEFR Level” B2

    what program could be suitable to my English language degree level.

  10. gagan cheema says :

    Hlo sir:-
    Diploma in hospitality management is relevent for non medical student in newzeeland.

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      A student from Non Medical background can apply for Hospitality Management at New Zealand. The basic admission criteria is IELTS score 6 with no band less than 5.5

  11. Tejinder singh says :

    Dear sir/mam,
    I have done bachelor degree in non medical stream(BSC) and I have secured 53 % .
    Now I want to study in abroad (newzeland) for further higher education (PG)
    My overall ielts score is 6 Bands(6 bands in writing and reading and 5.5 in speaking and listening )
    Plz tell me whether I m eligible to study in nz campus and for which relevant course to my pervious study should I apply ??

  12. taran says :

    Recently I done my 12 with 57% and ielts 5.5 each…I want apply for newzealand in cookery.. Is I am eligible?


    Hello sir,
    My name is Vinay Bamaniya. I have done engineering in instrumentation discipline with First class in 2011. Then I started job. Unfortunately I got 5.5 ielts score. Am I eligible for study in Nz. Pls suggest me. is there any kind of course like Engg project management or same in which I can get admission? Is it compulsory to get admission in pg after engineering or I can take 1 year pg/Diploma course?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Kindly reappear for your IELTS as the requirement is 6.5 with no band less than 6 for Post Graduate level programs. You can then apply for Masters Degree, Post Graduate Diplomas or Graduate Diplomas in New Zealand.
      To know more kindly contact us at

      • tejinder singh says :

        Hello sir,
        I have done BSC ( non medical) and I have got 53% marks
        My ielts score is 6 bands
        Presently I m working as a accountant from last one year.
        Can I m eligible for level 7 diploma course in business management in any nz college .?

  14. Arun Sharma says :

    Hi I have done dhrs from singapore 6+6 so now I got 5.5 band L5 R6 W5 S5.5. 5
    can I eligible fore apply new Zealand and I don’t have any king of gap and I want next level 5 in Auckland

  15. VINOD REDDY says :

    Hi sir, I have completed my in 2012 (53%) and I have 3 years of work experience as a System Administrator.I got only 48 in PTE .Am I eligible to study in New Zealand (Diploma computer science in Level 7). Please reply me As soon as possible to mail and to this comment.

    Thanks & Regards
    Vinod Reddy.P

  16. harpreet kaur says :

    I have done mba in 2014 and scored 6 bands (6 in writing , 6 in reading , 6 in listening but 5 in speaking) for which country I can apply?????

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Kindly reappear for your IELTS as the minimum requirement for any country for Post Graduate studies is 6.5 with no band less than 6.
      For further details kindly mail us at

  17. Sagar Kataria says :

    Hlo sir I got 5.5 Band
    I have done 12th standard in medical field
    Can I apply for cookery course in New Zealand

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      You can apply for programs related to Cookery in New Zealand. The entry criteria for the same is IELTS 6 with no band less than 5.5.
      Kindly provide your academic documents on for further assistance.

  18. taran says :

    Hlo mam recently i have done my 12 in cbse with 57% in non med. nd ielts 5.5. Each.. i want apply for newzealand in cookery …Is i am eligible ?

  19. loveleenpal says :

    I have done my +2 in 2014 with arts and my ielts band is 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in rest of module so I want do cookery course in New Zealand.Am I eligible for my course?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      As you have satisfactory IELTS score, You can apply for program like Bachelor of Arts (Culinary Arts) at AUT University, Auckland or Otago Polytechnic. For more details contact us at

  20. Gurjinder singh says :

    Sir, i have completed my secondary education in commerce module. Overall score 47 in pte writing 51 listening 45 speaking 43 and reading 48 . Can i apply in new zealand.

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      The undergraduate requirement in New Zealand is Overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50. You can reappear either for IELTS or PTE and apply in New Zealand.
      For more details kindly contact us at

  21. Rajveer kaur says :

    hi sir
    i have done in 2015 with 63%
    i got 5.5 in listening 5.5 in reading 6 writing 5.5 speaking overall 5.5
    plz suggest me something
    can i apply for newzland in business management course
    if i will give IELTS exam again then there will be gap…
    can i apply for canada with this gap

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Post Graduation requirement for any country is 6.5 with no band less than 6.0. You can reappear for IELTS and then can apply both in Canada or New Zealand.
      For further details kindly contact us at

  22. Nav says :

    I got 5.5 bands in each module and also overall
    I got 79 percent marks in 12 and 80 percent in 10 class
    Now I want to study in horticulture course in new Zealand
    Is it relevant course with my previous study non medical and can i get visa
    Plz suggest me level 5 courses

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Diploma in horticulture in New Zealand requires IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5. As you have good academics you can reappear for IELTS and then apply at New Zealand.
      For more details kindly mail us at

  23. Gaurav says :

    Hello sir,
    I have given my pte exam and got 47 in my exam so can I apply in any of the post graduation college please help me with this.
    Gaurav Dubey

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Dear Gaurav , Kindly retake your PTE as the minimum requirement for Post Graduate courses in New Zealand is 54 and above in PTE.

  24. Deepak Gusain says :

    Hi sir, I have completed my 3 years in 2015 and i have one year work experience in kitchen department, unfortunately i got only overall 50 , individual 5.5 in all modules in PTE . Is it any 1 year cookery diploma for me?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Dear Deepak , You need to retake your IELTS or PTE as the minimum IELTS requirement is overall 6 with no band less than 5.5 or 54 and above in PTE . Institutes in New Zealand offer Level 5 and Level 6 programs in Culinary Arts.

  25. harbir says :

    sir i got 40 point in pte i clear +2 in 2014 with nonmed 70 maks can i apply for newzeland

  26. gurwinder kaur says :

    Hello sir .i got 6 band in ielts with L-6.5,S-6,R-5.5,W-5.i am graduate in BCA with 65% i eligible for study in newzealand?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Dear Gurwinder , Post Graduate courses in New Zealand need at least 6 in IELTS with no band less than 5.5 . Kindly retake your IELTS .

  27. gurpreet singh says :

    hello sir my name is gurpreet i completd my 12th in 2015 in commerce stream with 56%in cbse as well my ielts score is l=5.5 r=6 w=5.5 s=5.5 overall =5.5 and i got a offer letter from waiarki institute form rotoura in diploma of hospitaility and mangment so can i get visa in this course

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Dear Gurpreet , kindly let us know whether you have received Conditional offer or Unconditional offer . Kindly scan and send us the offer letter on for the further process .

  28. rohithreddy says :

    Hi sir/madam
    Can I get admission in level 5 for business management diploma
    My ielts is all over 5.5
    Speaking: 6
    Can u guide me in this regarding

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Dear Rohit , You need to retake IELTS as the minimum IELTS requirement for Level 5 program is 6 overall with no band less than 5.5 .

  29. Mohd Tahir says :


    I got overall 6.5 in ielts but i got 5 in reading so can i apply for graduate diploma in hospitality management L7….??

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Your IELTS score is good, However to avoid Visa problems kindly reappear for the test as the minimum requirement for the same is 6.0 bands or over with no band less than 5.5.

  30. supan says :

    hiii sir…i have got 6 band with noband less than 5.5….nd i have done my 12 with non medical stream nd got 61%..can i apply to bay of plenty polytechnic for certificate in cookery level 4 nd advanced cookery level 5 with strand cookery..
    plzzzzz tellll me i am eligible or not

  31. patel mohammedyunus says :

    sir .I got overall 5 band .listening 5
    reading -5 speaking -5 and writing- 5.5
    can I apply for newzealand .if I can apply with English course .it is OK with reply me sir…

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Dear Mr. Patel,

      As an international student you have to fulfill the english language requirement. It should be 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

  32. Parvinder singh says :

    Hi dear sir/madam recently I gave my 12 exams and my result is pending and I got 5.5 bands in ielts exam and I need cookery course at Newzealand management academies,Auckland and I want cookery level 4-5 in diploma so please suggest me what can i do

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Dear Parvinder,

      You are eligible for the cookery program but you need to retake your IELTS and get 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

  33. Navgeet Maan says :

    Sir,I have done +2 non-medical in PSEB.I want to apply for cookery in New Zealand.Can I get admission in cookery?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Hi Navgeet,

      Have you done anything related to New Zealand in India? You can apply for cookery courses but need to get IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5

  34. ravi says :

    hi madam, my self ravi, i am the residence of india, I have scored 6 bands in ielts exam,so please suggest me some MS unviersities , with programs in engineering management and management in science. I have completed my btech graduation in civil engineering with 60% aggregate,my 10+2 socre is 71% with m.p.c(maths,physics & chemistry) and i have scored 70% in my matriculation(tenth standard).

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Hi Ravi,

      There are couple of universities in New Zealand who offers master in Engg Management like University of Canterbury, Waikato University but you strickly need overall 6.5 with no band less than 6.0. You have to retake your IELTS.

  35. prince augustine says :

    Dear sir,
    I am prince augustine, I am a nurse by profession.I completed my course in 2005 .I got overall 6 band in Ielts exam ( academic). I am interested to apply diploma in professional cookery.please give your opinion.

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Hi Prince,

      I understand you want to apply to New Zealand for diploma in cookery. I need to know what you did after 2005. You need to show some kind of a relevant background to apply for this course, though your student visa will be risky as you have more than 10 yrs of educational gap.

  36. Jaskinder kaur says :

    Hi..I got 57 points in PTE .I have done bsc bio technology with 57% marks .can I apply for level 7 in newzealand

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Hi Jaskinder,

      Yes you can apply for Graduate Diploma level 7 courses. Your PTE is equivalent to 6.0 of IELTS.

      You can contact us on for the further application and visa process.

  37. Prabhjit Kaur says :

    I have recently completed my 10+2 in arts with 75%marks and i have got 5.5 bands in IELTS I want to take cookery course can u please tell me my requirement is fulfill for that course .
    I have got 95 marks out of 100 in home science

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Hi Prabjit,

      You can surely apply for Culinary course of two year in New Zealand as only two years course will give you a stay back option. But you have to retake your IELTS and get 6.0 band overall with no band less than 5.5.

      Right now you can apply without IELTS score as well and get conditional offer letter. Later you can submit your IELTS score.

  38. aman says :

    Respected sir
    I have completed b.a in 2015
    I want to take cookery course in nz
    Is it possible?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Hi Aman, You can apply for cookery course but you need to show some kind of culinary background in India. Like you have a culinary diploma or few years of work experience in Kitchen.
      Without any relevant background it would be difficult to get admission

  39. sazzad hossain says :

    hi i’m sazzad .i have got 6 in ielts .i have completed my Bsc in EEE now i want to do diploma 2 years cours.Can i apply for diploma in New Zealand?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Hi, you can apply for Masters or PG Diploma programs in New Zealand since you have completed your bachelors program but you need to retake your IELTS and get 6.5 with no band less than 6.0

  40. Jay says :

    I am b.pharm graduate . I have ielts 6 band with 6 band in each module. I want to study masters in pharmacy in new zealand . So is there any scope ?

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      There are not many options for Pharmacy in New Zealand for international students. Are you open for other countries as well? we can give you few options then

  41. himatt says :

    I got 6 band in ielts but in in module i got 5 band. Can i apply for new zealand ?

  42. puneet kapoor says :

    so pls if u can give me the admission in only listening i have 5.0 bands just rest i have 5.5 and more in the rest pls help me if u can i want to study in n.z in north tec

  43. vishal kumar says :

    dera sir /madam
    i want to take addmission in nzma aukland in cookery level 5 course.
    foolowing these are the content of this course can u tell me the some detail about these contents .

    1.Advanced cookery skills
    2.Administrative management skills
    3.Kitchen management skills
    4.Specialisation in either patisserie or gastronomy
    5.Planning and implementing a live dinner service (including menu development, application of management skills
    6.Research and evaluation of current innovations, and principles and concepts of food production management)
    7.600 hour paid internship
    8.Internship-based research project

    if you provide me detail i really thankfull to u plese send me these reply on my email also

  44. Arshpreet singh says :

    Hello respected sir/ mam ,
    I have recently passed +2 sci (med). Now i wanna plan to abroad for good education. So i decide to go in christchurch , nz.
    band requirement is 5.5 but mine 5 band. I feel very upset about heared my ielts result…, i wanna take cookery course.. Plzzz help me something nd guide me.

    With regards
    Arshpreet singh

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      Your IELTS score is less than min and since the institute requires you to score 5.5 you will need to retake IELTS.

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