Certificate of Proficiency in Industry Research

Course highlights

Propose your research plan and action any approved industry topic to explore the global logistics environment or local issues. Learn how to propose research topics and write without plagiarising by using a relevant business topic to reinforce you academic writing.

Key facts

Start month(s) July
Duration Six months, Mondays
Level 7
Study location(s) New Zealand Maritime School
Domestic fees $847 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) Certificates of Proficiency are not recommended for international students
Course code 944.711

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Successful completion of an appropriate NZQF Level 6 or 7 programme, e.g. a business related degree; or
  • Successful completion of MIT Diploma in Supply Chain Management; plus relevant work experience; or
  • Successful completion of MIT Diploma in Shipping and Freight; plus relevant work experience; or
  • Evidence of at least three years' relevant work experience at a senior operational level or equivalent (prospective students may be asked to complete a research essay to show academic ability); or
  • Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to be enrolled in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Faculty Dean;
  • Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 (with no score below 5.5) or equivalent.

Students must be able to show a positive attitude to learning and achievement, a high standard of personal discipline and effective communication skills. These will be assessed normally by way of an interview. Alternative means to assess these criteria will be adopted where an interview is not practicable, as in the case of international students.

Following an interview, the panel will decide whether the prospective student should be accepted or declined entry to the programme. Suitable letters will then be forwarded to the student. Applications from those accepted into the course will be retained.

Provisional Entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Director/Head of School.

Pre-requisites

Some courses may have a pre-requisite, you may need to seek course advice before applying. Call 0800 62 62 52 or email enquiries@manukau.ac.nz.

This course is part of the Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Shipping Management (Level 7).

If your intention is to complete a full programme, please enrol into the programme. Studying an individual Certificate of Proficiency (COP) is not a pathway towards a formal qualification.

Certificate of Proficiency (COP) may be cross credited to a programme however grades achieved through studying a COP are not transferable to a programme.

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Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.