Master's Degree in Business in New Zealand

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Master in Business programs provide students with a foundational understanding of business principles that prepare them for careers in small business, multinational corporations, or government organizations.

New Zealand is a country of stunning and diverse natural beauty. Kiwi are not only one of the national symbols – the others being the silver fern leaf and koru – but also the name New Zealanders usually call themselves. Overseas students will need to pay the full tuition fees and their own living costs while studying at a New Zealand institution.

Master's Program in Business in New Zealand

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Master of International Business (MIntBus)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time 18  March 2017 New Zealand Auckland

The Master of International Business is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed for graduates who are looking [+]

Best Master's Programs in Business in New Zealand. The Master of International Business is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed for graduates who are looking for international career opportunities. You will gain the knowledge, practical skills and networks to engage in the rapidly changing global marketplace. Career prospects Master of International Business graduates will be well equipped to enter internationally oriented organisations such as exporters, global consumer or industrial goods manufacturers, and trade development and promotion agencies. Degree structure The Master of International Business is an 18-month, 240-point programme studied over six quarters. You will study core business courses before continuing on to a set of specialised International Business courses. You will also complete four professional development modules as an important component of your degree. These will equip you with the professional skills that you will need to enhance your employability and success in the business world. Academic requirements To gain entry you will need to have completed a bachelors degree from a recognised university or learning institution with the equivalent of at least a New Zealand B average in the most advanced courses. This can be either a degree in business or a non-business degree in a relevant discipline such as the arts, engineering, technology, or science. In assessing your application we will take into account the ranking of the institution at which you completed your bachelors degree as well as the grades achieved in the relevant subjects. Applicants who have completed advanced course(s) in an undergraduate degree which are considered substantially similar to courses in this programme will be required to complete substitute course(s). Advice will be provided to students on a case-by-case basis. English requirements Our Business Masters programmes are taught entirely in English. You must therefore be able to understand, speak and write English fluently. To be eligible for entrance, international students must achieve: - Academic IELTS 6.5, with no band less than 6.0, or; - TOEFL (paper-based) 575 (TWE 4.5), or; - TOEFL (internet-based) 90 (written 21), or; - PTE Academic 64, with no PTE communicative skills score below 58; - Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP) B-. [-]

Master of Business Management

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 12  March 2017 New Zealand Hamilton

Transform your career and prepare to become a business leader or entrepreneur in only 12 months with a Master of Business and Management. [+]

Master of Business Management Transform your career and prepare to become a business leader or entrepreneur in only 12 months with a Master of Business and Management. This one-year masters degree provides a truly transformative business education that will take your career to new heights. The MBM will give you a comprehensive understanding of the fast-paced global business environment, and prepare you to take on a wide range of management and leadership roles. It's designed for graduates of any bachelor's degree – from arts and engineering to teaching and social sciences – who wish to expand their career prospects and increase their earning potential. Previous business experience is not required. Over 12 months, you'll hone your skills in all aspects of business, such as planning for strategic growth, marketing, digital business, economics and financial analysis, human resources, supply chain, and holistic problem-solving. You'll also develop strong communication and creative problem solving skills; the ability to undertake business research, question ideas and findings, and gain the confidence to lead teams and manage organisational change. Waikato has an international reputation Study this degree at Waikato Management School, a Triple Crown international business school accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB since 2005. This is a global benchmark of excellence in teaching and research, achieved by less than 1% of the world's business schools. You can start the MBM programme in either March or November. Graduate study options On completing the MBM, you have the option to transfer into the MBM Specialist programme and do further study in a specific field of management that you're passionate about. Choose one of the specialisations below: Accounting Agribusiness Finance International Management Public Relations Note: Students who start the MBM in November and wish to continue with the MBMS will need to take a three-month break the following summer, from December to February. Cultural experience Waikato Management School has a vibrant student culture and provides a supportive learning environment, with ready access to mentors who have previously graduated from the MBM. Working with other students from diverse cultural backgrounds will help you to establish a strong network of local and international business contacts. You’ll be invited to take part in many fun social and cultural activities to help you bond with your classmates – such as hiking up a mountain for the day! Here are some comments made by our students: "Wonderful…you’ll be surprised at the amount of practical learning you get.” "It's a great place to study ... You will love the nature and the people here." "The knowledge and tools that you gain are something you will not regret." “Waikato University’s business school is fantastic with the support from staff and students”. You can also make new friends through student clubs, such as Waikato Management School Students' Association (WMSSA). Practical Experience Throughout the MBM degree, you'll gain critical business and communication skills, and become aware of your own abilities as a future leader or business entrepreneur. Your learning experience is designed to be practical, challenging, and inspiring. You'll work in teams to develop an entrepreneurial start-up business, and then pitch your business idea to industry experts. The opportunity to complete a month-long executive internship at a local business, while completing an Action Learning Project that delivers real value to the company. We organise all internships on your behalf. Visits to local businesses are a feature of this programme. Learning is through lectures, video, social media, case studies of real businesses, practical group assignments, creative problem solving and reflective learning. Admission and enrolment You can apply for the MBM if you have: A bachelor's degree in any subject discipline, or its equivalent, from an approved university Achieved a B-minus grade average or above in the final year of your degree. Admission to this programme may be subject to the completion of any qualifying papers, or additional work may be required. International students must have a bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognised university, and if applicable, meet the English language requirements. International applicants need to provide evidence of English language proficiency, with an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, and no band score less than 6.0. All applicants are asked to complete an online Pre-MBM Toolkit assessment before classes start. Application proceedure [-]

Postgraduate Programmes in International Studies

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time 3 - 5  March 2017 New Zealand Palmerston North

IPU New Zealand offers two postgraduate qualifications: Master of International Studies, Postgraduate Diploma of International Studies. Both of these qualifications are of an interdisciplinary nature. Students study a mixture of business, international relations, and environmental science to develop knowledge and practical skills to engage in today's rapidly changing business world... [+]

Best Master's Programs in Business in New Zealand. IPU New Zealand offers two postgraduate qualifications: Master of International Studies Postgraduate Diploma of International Studies Both of these qualifications are of an interdisciplinary nature. Students study a mixture of business, international relations, and environmental science to develop knowledge and practical skills to engage in today's rapidly changing business world. Designed for high-achieving professionals who are looking for international career opportunities, the Master of International Studies will provide you with an appreciation of how businesses, government and the global economy interact. You will develop the ability to think globally, manage people within multicultural settings and will be equipped to go on to a rewarding career with a multinational company, government agency, international aid agency or organisation with global business links. Master of International Studies (MIS) NZQA Level 9 (You must hold a relevant Bachelor's Degree)* Credits: 240 Duration: 5 semesters (minimum) Intakes: January, April, August Postgraduate Diploma of International Studies (PDIS) NZQA Level 8 (You must hold a relevant Bachelor's Degree)* Credits: 150 Duration: 3 semesters (minimum) Intakes: January, April, August *Advanced diploma and other equivalent qualifications will be assessed on a case by case basis. What you will gain The MIS and PDIS programmes foster your potential as a leader, manager, and decision maker. Assessments and activities within the programmes encourage your development in the following skills: Leadership and People Management Entrepreneurial and Creative Thinking Communication Business Management and Finance Teamwork and Collaboration These are the key skills employers are looking for in senior managers. Career opportunities Corporate Management Communications Foreign Affairs Management Marketing Media Relations Public Relations Public Services And many more! Course requirements Postgraduate Diploma/Year One - Master of International Studies All postgraduate students are required to take FIVE papers, with no more than TWO papers per term. TWO compulsory papers Resource Management (30 credits) Postgraduate Research Methods (30 credits) THREE elective papers The following Level 8 papers may be offered: People, the Planet and Sustainability (30 credits) Entrepreneurship and Innovation (30 credits) Business, the Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility (30 credits) Science, the Environment and Policy Making (30 credits) Politics and Development (30 credits) Contemporary Marketing (30 credits) Sustainability and Management Accounting (30 credits) International Human Resource Management (30 credits) Leadership, Communication and Change Management (30 credits) Students successfully completing 150 credits may then graduate with a PDIS. Year Two (Master of International Studies only) Students may select from the following options: 1. Executive Strategic Project (90 credits) 2. Thesis (90 credits) 3. Executive Project (60 credits) and 1 additional Level 8 paper (30 credits) 4. Research Paper (60 credits) and 1 additional Level 8 paper (30 credits) Students successfully completing the remaining 90 credits in Year Two may then graduate with a MIS. Entry requirements Candidates with an existing undergraduate degree from a recognised institution may apply to take the above programmes. All teaching in the Postgraduate Diploma and Master of International Studies is in English. Applicants who are not native speakers of English must produce evidence of one of the following English Language examinations* in satisfaction of the minimum language entry requirement for admission: - An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall, with no band score lower than 6.0; or equivalent Conditional entry may be granted subject to the applicant providing proof of language proficiency. *Official English language scores must have been achieved within the two-year period prior to the application. [-]

Master of Business

AUT Business School
Campus Full time Part time July 2017 New Zealand Auckland + 1 more

Knowledge, research and critical reflective capabilities are essential in complex and changing business environments. The Master of Business is a 180-point research master’s degree, which develops critical and reflective graduates with applied research capabilities [+]

Master of Business (MBus)

Knowledge, research and critical reflective capabilities are essential in complex and changing business environments. The Master of Business is a 180-point research master’s degree, which develops critical and reflective graduates with applied research capabilities. This study is grounded in a rigorous understanding of a specialist field relevant to your professional and research interests.

Entry criteria

Minimum entry requirements:

• Bachelor of Business or equivalent

• Graduate Diploma in Business

• B grade average or higher in all relevant prerequisite papersEnglish language level: (International students only)... [-]


Master of Business (MBus)

University of Otago, School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 36  March 2017 New Zealand Dunedin + 1 more

The Master of Business (MBus) degree is a professionally-oriented specialist qualification designed to meet the needs of both employers and students. It consists of papers and a... [+]

Master of Business (MBus)

The Master of Business (MBus) degree is a professionally-oriented specialist qualification designed to meet the needs of both employers and students. It consists of papers and a project completed within 18 months for a full-time student (or three years for a part-time student). To be eligible to undertake this programme you must be a graduate in commerce, business studies or an equivalent area, or possess appropriate experience. The MBus degree provides advanced study including an applied research topic that can be completed in a minimum of one calendar year. The project report consists of a supervised project on a practical business problem, case study or an appropriate research topic in the chosen discipline.... [-]