International students: study options

We welcome international students from a range of disciplinary backgrounds to develop their knowledge and skills in business and contribute to the success of organisations locally and globally.

These masters degrees provide practical and rigorous learning experience with a diverse cohort of students. Whether you have a business background or not, these programmes can help you launch a career or take your career in a new direction.

If you are considering these programmes, register your interest and we will be in touch.

The Business School also offers a range of postgraduate research programmes which are also open to international students.

Business Masters programmes

240 points, 18 months, full-time, quarter-based daytime classes

Gain a nationally and internationally recognised professional accountancy qualification from any undergraduate degree. Learn the fundamentals of business, accounting, finance, commercial law and taxation from NZ’s top business school to enhance your employability and prepare you for a rewarding career in accounting.

180 points, 15 months, full-time, quarter-based daytime classes

Looking to break into a management career? Build on any undergraduate degree with this masters programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management-oriented career with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through to larger corporations

Master of Business Analytics (MBusAn)

180 points, 15 months, full-time or part-time, quarter-based evening classes

Keen to solve business challenges using data and technology to influence organisational strategy? The Master of Business Analytics will equip you with specialist knowledge and skills needed to get work-ready for in-demand roles in business analytics, analytical consultancy and management locally and globally.

Specialisations: Marketing, Supply Chain Management, FinTech.

Also available: Postgraduate Certificate in Business Analytics (PGCertBusAn) (60 points).


Master of Commerce (MCom)

120 or 180 points, full-time or part-time

Build on your existing academic excellence with a postgraduate qualification that prepares you for specialist positions in the public and private sectors. You can choose from eight specialisations within this programme: Accounting, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, Global Management and Innovation, Information Systems, Marketing, and Operations and Supply Chain Management. This research masters can be a pathway to doctoral study.

Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin)

180 points, full-time

Learn about the forces that shape our capital markets and drive investment returns, and understand the fundamental theories of finance.

During this course, you will gain practical skills to enhance financial decision making and prepare for a career in corporate finance, investment management, banking and financial consulting.

Specialisations: Financial Analytics, FinTech, Sustainable Finance.

Also available: Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Finance (PGCertAppFin) (60 points).