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  • 20 February 2020

Top-5 best marketing programs in New Zealand

Marketing and in particular Digital Marketing are very popular and demanding fields to study nowadays. It is not surprising, that marketing is one of the key functions of any business. Marketing helps companies find potential customers, and help consumers find what they are looking for.

For all those who are planning to link their professional activities with marketing, advertising and Digital marketing particularly, we have prepared the Top-5 programs in New Zealand that offer a quality education in marketing.


Programs Level 7, 8 and Master Degree Level 9

Graduate diploma in Digital Business Level 7
Postgraduate diploma in Digital Business Level 8
Master of Digital Business Level 9

Waikato University is a state New Zealand university located in Hamilton. Internationally recognized university offers hundreds of different programs aimed at preparing graduates for a career.

About the program

Waikato University offers a business program with a focus on Digital. Ideal for those who are looking for something at the intersection of IT and business programs. You will learn a wide range of e-business technologies. The perfect combination of management, business and IT skills. You will gain knowledge in data analysis, UX research, project management and management, etc.

Career opportunities:

  • Web systems project manager
  • E-commerce project manager
  • E-business manager
  • Business systems analyst
  • Web / systems developer
  • Digital marketing specialist
  • E-commerce entrepreneur
  • Business manager


Level 7 — around NZ$ 30,000
Level 8, Masters Level 9  — around NZ$ 30,000 — 45,000



Programs Level 8 and Master Level 9

Postgraguate diploma in Digital Business level 8
Master of Digital Business level 9

EIT is one of the leading state institutions in the country. It offers more than 130 different courses and has three campuses located on the northern island of New Zealand (Napier, Auckland, Gisborne). EIT is taught practical skills, which allows graduates to quickly find jobs.

About the program

Programs include not only Internet marketing but also IT subjects, such as: cloud technologies, information systems and security, programming, etc. Students will also learn to think strategically, solve business problems using modern technologies, analize and also visualize big data. The course also includes a project from the employer, which will undoubtedly be useful in future job career.

Career opportunities:

  • Digital Marketers
  • Digital Platform Managers
  • Social Media Planners
  • Project Managers (Technology)
  • Automation Managers
  • Digital Business Analysts
  • Digital Strategy E-Commerce Directors
  • Brand and Digital Marketing Managers
  • Business Transformation Consultants
  • IT and Strategy Consultants
  • E-Commerce Entrepreneurs


Level 8 — NZ$ 21,500
Level 9 — NZ$ 21,900



Programs Level 7

Digital Ubiquitous Marketing or
Brand Management

AEI is a private institution. Campuses are located in Auckland on the North Island and in Christchurch on the South Island. Both campuses have a warm and comfortable atmosphere, contribute to the cultural adaptation of students and create the most convenient conditions for learning. For 20 years, AEI has been teaching students from around the world.

About the program

Digital Ubiquitous Marketing and Brand Management programs are provide the basis for a business program and management, as well as the basic skills of digital marketing and branding. You will get an idea of how to use your digital marketing platforms to attract customers, conduct business analytics, retain customers and improve overall business performance.

Career opportunities:

Digital Ubiquitous Marketing

  • Digital Campaign Manager
  • Social Media Marketing Strategist
  • Digital Marketing Co-Ordinator
  • Mobile Marketing Planner
  • On line Media Marketing Specialist
  • Social Media Marketing Manager
  • Webs Marketing Specialist
  • Data and Web Traffic Analyst
  • Product Development Officer

Brand Management

  • Brand Manager
  • Associate Brand Manager
  • Marting Manager
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Social Media Marketing Manager
  • Event Co-Ordinator
  • Product Development Officer


Level 7  NZ$ 10,900 for Kiwi Education students.



Program Level 7

Graduate Diploma in Business (Marketing)

Unitec is the largest and most popular state institution in the country, which is located in Auckland. Unitec offers excellent applied programs, giving the necessary skills for quick employment. Teachers are scientists conducting research in their fields of study; working professionals, reputable in their professional fields; and professional teachers with in-depth knowledge of their subjects. It should be noted that many training programs provide the possibility of direct employment.

About the program

Graduate Diploma in Business Marketing (Level 7) lasts 1 year and also starts in February and July in 2019. The program provides both theoretical and practical knowledge of branding, digital marketing, advertising, business intelligence and consumer behaviour. One of the program’s feature – in the second semester of study, students are offered the opportunity to gain work experience in a real organisation.

Career opportunities:

  • Marketing manager
  • Marketing consultant
  • Digital strategist


Level 7 — NZ$ 19,950



Program Level 7

Diploma in Digital Marketing

NZIE is unique and provides Digital marketing education with an emphasis on practice.

It is one of the best private universities in New Zealand. The institute seeks to give students the necessary theoretical and practical skills, thereby preparing them to work in the field of Digital marketing. The institute has a unique curriculum, which was developed by some of the best practising teachers. Often there are workshops from invited experts or field trips to events around Auckland which are held as lectures.

The Career Center at the institute provides over 500 internships for students, as well as close cooperation with over 100 New Zealand’s employers who are happy to accept the best NZIE students after their studies.

The main campus is located in a prestigious area of Takapuna, 5 minutes walk from the beach.

About the program

The program is focused only on digital marketing. For 1 year of study, you will receive a professional qualification of a digital marketer, as well as the necessary skills, such as the ability to understand and optimize your website (SEO) and social media, analyse and implement of Google Analytics data. You will understand the trends in Digital Marketing and Social Media, understand how e-mail marketing works and much more.

Career opportunities:

  • Digital Marketer
  • Digital Marketing Co-Ordinator
  • Social Media Marketing Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Webs Marketing Specialist
  • Data and Web Traffic Analyst
  • Product Development Officer


Level 7 — NZ$ 11,500


We hope you found this article was useful and will help you find the right program.

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