NZ DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (LEVEL 5) INTERCULTURAL STRAND – (BUSINESS TRACK)

NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (LEVEL 5) (INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION) - BUSINESS STRAND
NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (LEVEL 5) (INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION) - BUSINESS STRAND

KEY INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

NZ Government

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Legal entitlement to study in New Zealand with appropriate immigration and/or refugee status, and;
  • When English is not the first language of the student an academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.

Note*- Recognition of Prior Learning from previous qualifications will be made at the discretion of EDENZ Colleges.

Duration

40 weeks

Tuition Fees

Student fees: $4,548
Government tuition subsidy: $5,099
Total: $9,647

Student loan information: StudyLink

Student Success

Successful course completions: 64%

National Graduate Outcomes
(3 years after completion)

Median earnings: $31,409

Earnings range: $22,835 – $39,738

In employment: 48%

In further study: 45%

On a benefit: 2%

Note: all KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.
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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 5) – Intercultural Strand – (Business Track) encourages the development of business leadership through practical, hands-on projects run through our business and ministry colleges. This unique programme encourages students to build character, competence, and capability personally, spiritually and professionally.

 

Graduate Profile Outcomes (GPO’s) this programme meets include:

  • Evaluate and apply a broad understanding of theology and biblical foundations to defined contexts based on textual interpretation and religious practice.
  • Apply key Christian leadership principles to facilitate team development and accomplish organisational goals in particular areas of responsibility in Christian ministry.
  • Evaluate a ministry programme based on strategies that integrate personal and community faith journeys, and the social, cultural and other contextual considerations of defined groups.

The Internship Strand is composed of four courses ministry courses and four business courses and is ideal for students who want to become a Christian business leader in NZ. Students are required to complete:

Christian Foundations (an overview of Systematic Theology)

This course aims to introduce learners to the core doctrines of Christian theology and the influences these have on the contemporary Christian worldview.

Spiritual Growth And Discipleship (an exploration of faith and religion in the church)

This course aims to introduce spiritual disciplines, spiritual growth, and discipleship with importance placed on personal development and the Christian community.

Introduction to Ministry (an overview of contemporary ministry and challenges)

This course aims to introduce learners to the practice of ministry in terms of biblical and historical foundations.

Introduction to the Bible (a survey of the Old and New Testaments)

This course aims to introduce learners to the overarching narrative of the Bible and the way in which this forms the basis of a contemporary Christian worldview.

Intercultural Communication and Organisational Behaviour

This course aims to provide learners with knowledge of the role of culture and communication in business including managing and leading individuals, groups, and teams in multicultural complex environments.

New Enterprise Development and Small Business

This course aims to introduce learners to concepts and processes for new enterprise or small business development.

VOCATIONAL PATHWAYS

Industries and professions that benefit include:

  • Management, ministry and leadership positions within churches in NZ and internationally
  • Business management and administration positions in para-church or secular organisations
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