Master Programs in New Zealand

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Students from all over the world have discovered a Master in New Zealand as the next step in their education and professional careers. New Zealand has a reputation for high quality education held to international standards. New Zealand is commonly regarded as one of the most scenic countries in the world, offering so many activities for Master in New Zealand students outside of the classroom. The people of New Zealand are warm and welcoming, education is cost-effective, there is a moderate climate, and the education is based on the British system.

There are a variety of Master in New Zealand programs for students to choose from. Some of the more popular programs are in the disciplines of business, management, tourism, economics, engineering, finance, and education, among several others. Master in New Zealand programs also offer full-time and part-time study options.

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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 [+]

Masters in New Zealand 2017. 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 atrium. Disabled access and... [-]

Master of Management with a specialisation in Business (MMgt)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time 15 months March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

The Master of Management is a 15-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management oriented career with SMEs through to larger corporations. [+]

The Master of Management is a 15-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management oriented career with SMEs through to larger corporations. Career prospects Designed to add value to any bachelors degree, the Master of Management will prepare you for a career in general business. Graduates may find employment in a wide range of positions in the retail, manufacturing or service industries. Degree structure The Master of Management with a specialisation in Business is a 15-month, 180-point programme studied over five quarters. You will study core business courses before going on to study the Business specialisation curriculum. 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... [-]

Master of Marketing (MMktg)

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

The Master of Marketing is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at helping you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in marketing. Graduates will gain an appreciation of [+]

Masters in New Zealand 2017. The Master of Marketing is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at helping you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in marketing. Graduates will gain an appreciation of contemporary marketing in a global context and the ability to identify market opportunities and develop appropriate marketing strategies. Career prospects With a Master of Marketing, graduates will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required for a career in the marketing and communications industry. Students may pursue a career in corporate, consulting or market analysis, among other options. Degree structure The Master of Marketing 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 Marketing courses that focus on contemporary marketing practice, market analysis, branding and strategy, as well as relationship management. 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... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting (MProfAcctg)

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

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business, accounting, finance, commercial law and taxation. The programme is recognised by key professional accounting bodies, including Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ formerly NZICA), CPA Australia, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountant CIMA. Career prospects With a Master of Professional Accounting you will have the skills and knowledge required to launch a career as an accountant with a chartered accountancy practice, industry or the public sector. The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business Degree structure The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18 month, 240-point programme studied over six quarters. You will study core business courses before continuing on to study a set of specialised Accounting 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... [-]

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 [+]

Masters in New Zealand 2017. 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... [-]

Master of Management (MMgt)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time 15 months March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

The Master of Management is a 15-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management [+]

The Master of Management is a 15-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management oriented career with SMEs through to larger corporations. Career prospects Designed to add value to any bachelors degree, the Master of Management will prepare you for a career in general business. Graduates may find employment in a wide range of positions in the retail, manufacturing or service industries. Degree structure The Master of Management is a 15-month, 180-point programme studied over five quarters. You will study core business courses before selecting from one of four specialisation options in Business, Accounting, International Business or Marketing. You are able to confirm your choice of specialisation at the end of your second quarter of study. 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... [-]

Master of Tourism Management

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 5 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Tourism plays a major role in the economies of many countries, including New Zealand. Study for your Master's degree in one of the world's leading tourist destinations. [+]

Masters in New Zealand 2017. Industry-relevant learning Tourism plays a major role in the economies of many countries, including New Zealand. Study for your Master's degree in one of the world's leading tourist destinations. You'll increase your understanding of the complex issues surrounding tourism while developing your tourism management skills and expertise. Improve your research and analytical abilities and hone your communication and presentation skills. You'll graduate prepared for a challenging role in today’s competitive and ever-changing travel environment, anywhere in the world. You'll be studying with Victoria's School of Management — a leading management school in New Zealand with an international reputation for high-quality scholarship and strong links with industry leaders in both the public and private sectors, locally and overseas. International recognition The Master of Tourism Management has been awarded Tourism Education Quality (TedQual) certification by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. This means you can be sure you're receiving quality tourism education and getting the right skills you need to work in the industry. Master of Tourism Management by coursework and research Starts 5 Mar 2018, 4 Mar 2019 Type Coursework and research Location On campus (Pipitea, Wellington) Complete 240 points (8 courses) Entry Bachelor of Tourism Management Master of Tourism Management by coursework and thesis This 240-point programme will take you five trimesters of full-time study, or around two years. You can do this Master's directly after completing the Bachelor of Tourism Management (or equivalent), or join the programme after you have worked in the industry... [-]

Master of Public Management

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters February 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Enhance your career prospects and learn to make organisations work better with postgraduate studies in Public Management at Victoria's School of Government. Find out how to lead people and make change happen. [+]

Effective leadership, better management, positive change Enhance your career prospects and learn to make organisations work better with postgraduate studies in Public Management at Victoria's School of Government. Find out how to lead people and make change happen. Become an effective public manager and build your ability to influence the strategic and operational direction of public sector organisations. Learn about governance and public sector reform, and how to manage budgets, finances and organisational capital. Gain the knowledge and skills to design and implement innovative and effective programmes and services, including planning, service delivery and monitoring and evaluation. Well-connected Victoria is the only New Zealand university that is connected to the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZOG)—so you know your qualification is of the highest standard. Your lecturers are actively involved in public and non-profit service, exchanging ideas on key policy and management issues. They're connected to decision makers from local, regional and national government, giving you the opportunity to meet and learn from those in the know. Choose your city You can study Public Management at Victoria's Pipitea campus in Wellington's CBD, or you can study selected courses at Victoria School of Business' Auckland premises. Master of Public Management Starts: 17 Jul 2017, 26 Feb 2018, 15 Jul 2018, 25 Feb 2019, 7 Jul 2019 Type: Coursework and some research Location: On-campus (Pipitea, Wellington) Complete: 180 points (11 courses) Entry: Bachelor's degree and two years' work experience, or extensive work experience International students, global insights Be part of... [-]

Master of Public Policy

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters February 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Give yourself the opportunity to get a high-level overview of the latest public sector developments and insights. You'll develop your abilities, broaden your perspective, deepen your understanding, challenge your thinking—and increase your employability. [+]

Masters in New Zealand 2017. Fast-track your career in policy Policy-makers create strategic and operational policies that make life better—locally, nationally and internationally. Give yourself the opportunity to get a high-level overview of the latest public sector developments and insights. You'll develop your abilities, broaden your perspective, deepen your understanding, challenge your thinking—and increase your employability. You'll study at the School of Government, learning to help decision makers get the best outcomes in environmental, economic and social areas. Find out about the machinery of government and get the skills to design, evaluate and put in place strategic and operational policies that improve our lives. Well connected Victoria is the only New Zealand university that is connected to the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)—so you know your qualification is of the highest standard. Our lecturers are actively involved in the public sector, exchanging ideas on key policy and management issues. They're connected to decision makers from local, regional and national government, giving you the opportunity to meet and learn from those in the know. We're also associated with important public and volunteer sector organisations like the Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM), Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ), the NZ Council of Social Services (NZCOSS) and Hui E! Community Aotearoa. Master of Public Policy Starts: 17 Jul 2017, 26 Feb 2018, 15 Jul 2018, 25 Feb 2019, 7 Jul 2019 Type: Coursework and some research Location: On-campus (Pipitea, Wellington) Complete: 180 points (11 courses) Entry: Bachelor's degree and two... [-]

Master of Professional Business Analysis

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time 12 months March 2018 New Zealand Wellington

This Master of Professional Business Analysis (MBusAn) programme is developed as a component of the Wellington ICT Graduate School created by Victoria University and its partners. The programme will be closely linked with industry requirements and courses will be offered with industry collaboration. [+]

The Master of Professional Business Analysis is for graduates outside information technology who want to become business analysts in their original field. This Master of Professional Business Analysis (MBusAn) programme is developed as a component of the Wellington ICT Graduate School created by Victoria University and its partners. The programme will be closely linked with industry requirements and courses will be offered with industry collaboration. Programme overview The MBusAn programme has been designed to provide graduates who can: Articulate to others a vision of the role of information systems in an organisation Apply the modelling and design techniques of business analysis to a case or workplace situation in order to provide creative solutions and gain practical experience Provide a bridge between their field of expertise and the IT field Apply their understanding of their field of expertise to develop IT solutions for a workplace Apply established practices of project management, having developed these skills on practical projects Recommend appropriate solutions, based on sound, evidence-led decision making skills that are based on the fundamental principles of academic research and real-world exposure Communicate clearly in a professional manner Understand legal and ethical issues related to information management Degree structure The qualification consists of 10 taught courses plus a project taken full-time over 12 months. Timetable Courses are normally offered over 3 trimesters from July-October, November-February, March-June. Seminars are held in the studio located at the Wellington ICT Graduate School premises, Wigan Street, at the Te Aro Campus Seminars are normally scheduled Monday... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters November 2017 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Make the move into accounting or get the certification you need to take the next step in your accountancy career. [+]

Masters in New Zealand 2017. Ramp up your career with a recognised accounting degree Make the move into accounting or get the certification you need to take the next step in your accountancy career. Develop the ability to manage complex accounting and business issues, and the confidence to provide specialist expertise. You’ll build an understanding of professional practice, ethics and procedures, and insight into the business landscape in New Zealand and internationally. Fast-track or fit in with work Set up to fill a global shortage of accounting graduates, the MPA helps you fast-track your certification—it’s a globally-recognised qualification you can complete in 16–17 months full-time study. The MPA is also ideal for working professionals wanting to add accountancy to their resume. You don’t need to have studied accounting before and evening courses mean you can study part time while working. International recognition The MPA gives you the academic requirements for certification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and CPA Australia. The School of Accounting and Commercial Law is part of Victoria Business School, the only school in New Zealand to get accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in both Business and Accounting. 1%: The proportion of business schools worldwide with accreditation from the AACSB in both Business and Accounting. The Victoria Business School is among a small group of business schools worldwide that hold the 'Triple Crown' of international business education accreditations. You can be confident your... [-]

Master of International Trade

Victoria Business School
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 e-Government

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters February 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

e-Government is a growing area. As our world becomes increasingly connected through ICT, governments need skilled professionals who understand how to manage the impact of these ever-evolving technologies. [+]

Masters in New Zealand 2017. Better government through technology e-Government is a growing area. As our world becomes increasingly connected through ICT, governments need skilled professionals who understand how to manage the impact of these ever-evolving technologies. At Victoria's School of Government, you'll discover innovative new uses for ICT—building new ways for communities to engage with government and use public services. Develop the knowledge and ability to implement and manage large government ICT projects, and learn how to deal with change in sensitive government environments—balancing the need for security and the desired outcomes of internal and external stakeholders. A unique qualification in an emerging field Victoria's Master of e-Government is the only course of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region. Focusing on the management rather than the technical aspects of e-Government, your courses are designed by experts in government and ICT and taught by leading academics in this new field. Master of e-Government Starts: 17 Jul 2017, 26 Feb 2018, 15 Jul 2018, 25 Feb 2019, 7 Jul 2019 Type: Coursework and some research Location: On-campus (Pipitea, Wellington) and some online delivery Complete: 180 points (11 courses) Entry: Appropriate Bachelor's degree and two years' relevant work experience, or extensive work experience International students, global insights Be part of a school that attracts not only local professionals but a talented group of international students—many highly experienced employees of government organisations in their own countries. Take advantage of the diverse experience in public policy and public management these students take to the... [-]

Master of Commerce by thesis

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months November 2017 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

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, or one and a half to two years part 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. Available subjects Accounting Economics Finance Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Information Systems International Business Management Marketing Public Policy Master of Commerce by thesis Starts 17 Jul 2017, 20 Nov 2017, 5 Mar 2018, 15 Jul 2018, 19 Nov 2018, 4 Mar 2019, 7 Jul 2019, 11 Nov 2019 Type Research Location Flexible Complete 120 points (1-3 courses) Entry Bachelor's degree with Honours in relevant subject Workload If you are studying full time, you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year. Part-time students will need to do around 20–24 hours of work a week so make sure you take this into account if you are working. Further study At the end... [-]

Master of Commerce by coursework

Victoria Business School
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

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

Masters in New Zealand 2017. 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 Victoria Business School is among a small group of business schools worldwide that hold the 'Triple Crown' of international business education accreditations. You can be confident your qualification will stand up against the best around the world. Master of Commerce by coursework Starts: 5 Mar 2018, 4 Mar 2019 Type: Coursework and research Location: On campus (Pipitea, Wellington) Complete 180 points (7-9 courses) Entry: Bachelor's degree in relevant subject Workload If you are studying full time, you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year. Part-time students doing two courses per trimester will need to do around 24–28 hours of work a week. Make sure you take this into account if you are working full time. You can estimate your workload by adding up the... [-]