2 years
Feb Jul
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 29,699
NZD 44,500
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Master of Business is a master's degree for the new economy, providing you with a broad range of skills to help you further your business career. Discover how you can improve business performance in complex and diverse business environments. Explore key aspects of business and management, such as marketing, strategic management, human resource management, and organisational theory and behaviour. Highlights include:

  • Design your own programme of study, choosing those courses that are most relevant to your business career.
  • Developed with input from national and international business leaders.
  • Approaches the business world from a multi-disciplinary perspective.
  • Focus on small-to-medium enterprises.
  • Undertake a substantial piece of business-focused research in an area of management that especially interests you. Deepen your understanding of how to find and utilise information from a range of sources.
  • Highly qualified staff who have strong links with the business community.
  • A mix of weekly, weekend and evening classes, and distance learning formats.
  • You could be entitled to a Postgraduate Scholarship to help fund your studies.

Entry Requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree in the same or similar discipline, with merit achievement, deemed to be an average grade of B- or higher in all level 7 courses; OR
  • A professional qualification in a relevant discipline, recognised as being equivalent to merit achievement in a bachelor degree.

English Language Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated by a minimum of 8 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English (4 in Reading, 4 in Writing).
  • International Students for whom English is not their First Language
    • Completion of one of the following qualifications:
      • NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Academic Level 5
      • Graduate Certificate in English as an Additional Language (Unitec Qualification)
    • An overall IELTS band score (Academic Format) of 6.5 with a no band score lower than 6;
    • An overall TOEFL pBT (Paper-based Test) score of  590 (plus essay TWE of 5.5) OR an overall TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) score of 79 (plus writing score of 21);
    • Level C1 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
    • First Certificate in English (FCE) with a pass at Grade A OR Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with a score of 58 or higher OR Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a score of 45 or higher  under the Cambridge International standard tests of English as a foreign language;
    • Pearson Test of English (PToE) (Academic) with a score of 58;
    • City & Guilds Internal English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) C1 Expert with a score of 42.