Masters Program in Business Studies in New Zealand

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Business Studies

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Business studies provide foundational learning for students who want to work in some capacity of business. Available at universities and business schools all over the world, students will learn business basics such as finance and management. 

New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses ‒ that of the North and South Islands ‒ and numerous smaller islands. Overseas students need to have a student visa and a reasonable level of cash to spend in order to undertake a course of study at a New Zealand based educational institution. New Zealand educational institutions will inform the appropriate immigration authorities if a student ceases to attend their enrolled courses, who may then suspend or cancel that student's visa. Educational institutions often also exchange this enrollment and attendance data electronically with other government agencies responsible for providing student assistance.

Top Master Programs in Business Studies in New Zealand 2017/2018

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Master of Commerce (MCom)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 15 months March 2018 New Zealand Auckland + 1 more

The Master of Commerce degree enables the best students to pursue specialised knowledge through independent research, and is designed to prepare them [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in New Zealand 2017/2018. Degree highlights - 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 12 - 15 month programme (180 points) or as a one year programme 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: - Accounting - Commercial Law - Economics - Finance - Global Management & Innovation - Information Systems - Marketing - Operations and Supply Chain Management Eligibility 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... [-]

Master of International Business (MIntBus)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

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

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... [-]

Master of Commerce by coursework

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus Full time 3 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Wellington

Make the move into higher-level study with a degree that combines the variety and structure of classroom-based courses with opportunities for research. [+]

Make the move into higher-level study with a degree that combines the variety and structure of classroom-based courses with opportunities for research.

You'll be able to expand your expertise in one of nine subjects while taking advantage of the flexibility to study courses across a range of commerce disciplines.

You can also study a Master of Commerce by thesis if you have a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours or Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce.

Build on your Bachelor's degree to enhance your career options in business, management and government with advanced study at Victoria Business School.

Available subjects Accounting Economics Finance Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Information Systems International Business Management Marketing International recognition ... [-]

Master of International Trade

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Take advantage of this unique opportunity for multidisciplinary study and discover the complex world of international trade. Explore the role of trade in society from a range of perspectives—the international legal rules, economic rationales and the political and social implications. [+]

Gain an edge for success in the global economy Take advantage of this unique opportunity for multidisciplinary study and discover the complex world of international trade. Explore the role of trade in society from a range of perspectives—the international legal rules, economic rationales and the political and social implications. Study how the world is connected through trade and the way it affects businesses, as producers and exporters—consider these issues through the lenses of different disciplines. Explore the impact of trade on indigenous populations, including the historical and contemporary perspectives of Māori involvement in international trade. Expert staff, international reputation You'll be learning from lecturers with international reputations for teaching, research and publishing. And because international trade involves several disciplines, including International Relations, Economics, Law, Public Policy and Development Studies, teaching will be across four different faculties—Law, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Victoria Business School. Master of International Trade Starts: 5 Mar 2018, 4 Mar 2019 Type: Coursework Location: On campus (Pipitea and Kelburn, Wellington) Complete: 180 points (6 courses) Entry: Bachelor's degree with at least a B average Careers A Master of International Trade will open doors to a career as an international trade specialist in public agencies, businesses and non-governmental organisations around the world. Scholarships You can look for scholarships based on your level of study, subject area and background. [-]

Master of Commerce by thesis

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus Full time 12 months November 2017 New Zealand Wellington

Take your Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma to the next level with a Master of Commerce (MCom). You'll take an in-depth look at an issue through completing a research thesis, gaining advanced knowledge of your subject area and thorough training in independent research. [+]

Take your Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma to the next level with a Master of Commerce (MCom). You'll take an in-depth look at an issue through completing a research thesis, gaining advanced knowledge of your subject area and thorough training in independent research.

Once complete, you'll have the tools and capabilities you need for a career in business or public policy. You'll also be able to apply for PhD study in New Zealand or overseas.

This 120-point programme will take you 12 months to complete full time. You must take at least 90 points of research. This means you'll complete a research thesis made up of a literature review, data collection and analysis, and your findings. A thesis is usually 30,000–40,000 words.... [-]


Master of Business and Management Specialised

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 16 months March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

Prepare to become a business leader or entrepreneur and gain advanced skills in one specialist area in only 16 months with a Master of Business and Management Specialised. [+]

Master of Business and Management Specialised Prepare to become a business leader or entrepreneur and gain advanced skills in one specialist area in only 16 months with a Master of Business and Management Specialised. The Master of Business and Management (Specialised) (MBMS) provides a truly transformative education that will prepare you to take on a wide range of management and leadership roles. You can start the MBMS programme in either March or November each year. Over 16 months, you'll gain a well-grounded understanding of general management, as well as advanced knowledge in your chosen specialist field of business. Previous business experience is not required. It's designed for graduates of any bachelor's degree – from arts and engineering to teaching and social sciences – who wish to become a future business leader and expand their career options. Your learning experience is designed to be practical, challenging and inspiring. In the first year, you'll hone your skills in areas such as leading and managing teams, planning for strategic growth, marketing, digital business, economics and financial analysis, human resources, supply chain, and much more. You'll work in teams to develop an entrepreneurial start-up business, and then pitch your business plan to a group of senior executives. You'll complete a month-long internship at a local business. We organise all internships on your behalf. Visits to local businesses are a feature of this programme. You'll develop strong communication and problem solving skills; and gain the confidence to lead teams and manage organisational change. In the... [-]

Master of Electronic Commerce

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton + 1 more

Set yourself up for where the world of electronic commerce is going with specialised postgraduate study in this cutting-edge field. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in New Zealand 2017/2018. h2>Master of Electronic Commerce Set yourself up for where the world of electronic commerce is going with specialised postgraduate study in this cutting-edge field. Gain an in-depth understanding of how e-commerce and digital technologies are transforming all aspects of business operations from a management perspective. The MECom is offered in two streams; either research or professional. The professional stream includes an 8–13 week industry internship, making it ideal for students who want to acquire applied knowledge in a business environment. This qualification is available in class or online. Entry requirements BECom or equivalent. Business or IT degrees or graduate study in a another subject area will also be considered. For the Professional stream, you need a B-minus grade average or better. For the Research stream, you need a B grade average or better [-]

Master of Business and Management

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 12 months March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

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... [-]

Master of Global Business

AUT Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years March 2018 New Zealand Auckland + 1 more

The Master of Global Business is a 12-month conversion master’s degree. This programme is designed for someone who may not have a tertiary qualification in International Business but is seeking a [+]

Master of Global Business

The Master of Global Business is a 12-month conversion master’s degree. This programme is designed for someone who may not have a tertiary qualification in International Business but is seeking a professional role that involves cross-border business activities. As technology is changing the nature of business activity, organisations are increasingly aware of globalisation and its impact on management, business and society. It offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity to study global business for someone who already has a degree. It will enhance career opportunities and employment prospects. By choosing the Master of Global Business you will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare you for professional roles in business. Professionals in international business play an important role in managing international operations for companies doing business with other countries.... [-]


Master of Business

AUT Business School
Campus Full time Part time 2 years July 2018 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 Entrepreneurship (MEntr)

University of Otago, School of Business
Campus Full time 15 months March 2018 New Zealand Dunedin

The Master of Entrepreneurship degree is a 15-month programme designed to support those with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to start an innovative new venture and who aspire to the entrepreneurial lifestyle. [+]

Master of Entrepreneurship (MEntr)

The Master of Entrepreneurship degree is a 15-month programme designed to support those with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to start an innovative new venture and who aspire to the entrepreneurial lifestyle. The Master of Entrepreneurship degree is based upon the premise that the knowledge and skills needed to survive and thrive in business can be taught while the attitudes required of entrepreneurs can be identified and encouraged.

Structure of the Programme

(a) Every programme of study shall satisfy the requirements set out in the MEntr Schedule.

(b) A candidate must pass the required papers in Part A sequentially.... [-]


Master of Commerce (MCom)

University of Otago, School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years March 2018 New Zealand Dunedin + 1 more

The Master of Commerce (MCom) degree allows for the development of individual research. Starting with a sound background of coursework, students will have the opportunity ... [+]

Master of Commerce (MCom)

The Master of Commerce (MCom) degree allows for the development of individual research. Starting with a sound background of coursework, students will have the opportunity to contribute to existing fields or to begin to develop new areas of research.

The MCom can be pursued by a combination of papers and thesis, or by thesis only. Students who have a good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification) will complete the MCom by papers and thesis (at least two years' full-time study). The first year consists of a selection of papers worth 144 points, leading to a Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (PGDipCom). Students who have a good Honours degree or a PGDipCom (or equivalent qualification) can complete an MCom by thesis only (minimum one year).... [-]


Master of Business (MBus)

University of Otago, School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 36 months March 2018 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.... [-]