- The Master of Commerce degree enables the best students to pursue specialised knowledge through independent research, and is designed to prepare them for specialist positions in the public and private sector.
- Contrasts with an MBA degree, which is aimed at preparing individuals already in the workforce for managerial positions.
- May be taken as a two-year programme (240 points) or as the second year following BCom(Hons) or PGDipCom (120 points).
- Students who have completed the first 120 points of MCom may exit with Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (PGDipCom)
Disciplines and courses you will study:
- Commercial Law
- Information Systems
- International Business
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
BCom or equivalent, and a major in the subject intended for this degree with an average grade of B or higher.
Why choose the Business School?
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s world-ranked university and the Business School is known for its excellence, innovation, teaching and research.
Our Business School is among 1% of business schools globally to achieve Triple Crown accreditation from AACSB International, EFMD-EQUIS and AMBA.
Facilities and resources
The Business School's award-winning Owen G Glenn Building gives staff and students an integrated, purpose-built structure. It houses fully-equipped lecture theatres, computer labs, work rooms and social spaces, along with cafés and an on-site bank, clustered around a spectacular 26m-high atrium. Disabled access and facilities are available throughout the building.
The iconic building stands as a place of convergence for business, academia and government — a collaborative, knowledge-rich environment within which to forge the capabilities that this country needs to succeed in sophisticated global markets.
Designed by architect firms Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp and Archimedia, the Owen G Glenn Building was completed in 2008 and has since won numerous awards, including an NZIA Auckland Architecture Award, and was shortlisted at the World Architecture Festival Awards.
The Business School building is named after the major donor and New Zealand entrepreneur and benefactor Owen G Glenn.
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