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How to Apply for the Digital Marketing Diploma

So, you’re thinking of studying with us here at NZIE? Contemplating making the plunge into a digitally connected world If you’re ready to join students and tutors on our virtual campus, follow the steps below to kick start the application process. 
 

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STEP 1: Check your eligibility 

Before you enrol in the Digital Marketing Diploma Programme you must meet the General Entry or the Special Entry, PLUS the English language requirements. 

  • General Entry Requirements: 
    NQF level 5 diploma or above in business or a related discipline, or120 credits in business or a related discipline at level 5 or above. 
     
  • Special Entry Requirements: 
    In lieu of a formal qualification, applicants may apply if they have: 
  • demonstrated two years suitable work experience, or 
  • an equivalent qualification to those stated in the General Entry requirements. 

Under these criteria the suitability of the applicant will be assessed and decided by the NZIE Academic Board. 

  • English Language Requirements:

    Demonstrated completion of all primary or secondary school education or completed a level 5 tertiary qualification in English from countries including New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. 

  • English Requirements for Speakers of Other Languages: 

Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to either: 
Meet the English language requirements, or one of the following: 

  • An IELTS academic score of 6.0 with no band below 5.5, or 
  • A TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) with a score of 60 (with a writing score of 18), or 
  • A Cambridge English Qualifications with a B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill, or 
  • An OET result of a minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-test, or 
  • An NZCEL Level 4 Academic, or 
  • A Pearson Test of English (Academic) PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42, or 
  • A Language Cert result of C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill, or 
  • A Trinity ISE II with no less than distinction in any band. 

STEP 2: Have a virtual chat to our course advisor 

If you’re unsure whether you are eligible or not or if the programme is a good fit for you, step 2 is where you can chat things through with one of our course advisors. This is a good opportunity for you to ask any burning questions you may have. Additionally, you can gain more information about the programme and how it operates virtually online.  

STEP 3: Supply documentation & additional information 

If you are asked to provide documents for proof of identity, eligibility, or prior academic records, you must submit a certified copy of the document. 

Documents can be provided either in hardcopy or as a high-quality digital document in PDF format (i.e., scanned or photographed). 

A certified copy must include a stamp/endorsement. The certifying statement must be clear and legible and must be completed for each page of the documents submitted. Each page must be correctly witnessed and be stamped with full name, title, signature, and dated. 

You can get your documents certified from the below option: 

  1. Within New Zealand, a copy of a document can be certified by: 
  • the institution that originally issued it 
  • a solicitor 
  • a notary public 
  • a Justice of the Peace 
  • your school principal, if you are a secondary school student 
  • contracted international education agencies. 
  1. Outside of New Zealand, acceptable authorities include: 
  • consular officials of an embassy/high commission 
  • government/municipal officials with the legal right to take official declarations 
  • notary service with the legal right to take official declarations or with an official apostille stamp 
  • an officer of the court with the legal right to take official declarations 
  • a Justice of the Peace with the legal right to take official declarations 
  • the academic institution who awarded the qualification 
  • contracted international education agencies. 

We don’t accept documents that have been certified by: 

  • Work and Income 
  • doctors, pharmacists, or dentists 
  • your school’s careers adviser or your dean 
  • police officers. 

A document that is photocopied, downloaded from the internet, or faxed will not be accepted and you will be asked to resubmit the documentation required.  

STEP 4: Accept offer of placement and pay course fees 

Once we have all the certified documentation and details confirmed we can give you an offer of placement. 

Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 General, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and

b) Hold a NZCEL Applied Level 3 [3667] qualification; or

c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR B2 requirements or equivalent; and

d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and.

e) Be a New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency OR Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment; OR Have a student visa.

Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 3 General, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and

b) Hold a NZCEL Level 2 qualification; or

c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR mid B1 requirements or equivalent; and

d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and.

e) Be a New Zealand citizen or resident; or have Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment; or have a student visa.

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Student loans available through Study Link. Check if you are eligible here. 

Fees-Free Study.  

You are only eligible for Fees-Free if you haven’t previously undertaken more than 60 credits (half a year of equivalent full-time tertiary education, 0.5 EFTS) at Level 3 or above on the NZQF – New Zealand Qualifications Framework.

To check if you meet the requirements, visit the New Zealand Government’s Fees-Free website and enter your National Student Number (NSN)

If you do not have an NSN, contact your Student Support Advisor.

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