Professional programmes

If you're a domestic student, we have a broad range of study options to suit your level of experience and career goals.

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Our programmes are flexibly designed to suit the needs of working professionals, from new graduates to the highly experienced.

All courses are scheduled within quarter-based teaching terms, with many classes scheduled in the evenings, to allow you to study around your work commitments.

Discover more about our study options below.

Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin)+

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

Launch your career in corporate finance, investment management, banking and financial consulting. The Master of Applied Finance will help you understand the fundamental theories of finance, learn about the forces shaping our capital markets and gain practical skills to enhance financial decision making.

Specialisations: Marketing, Supply Chain Management, FinTech*

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

Master of Business Management (MBM)

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

Ready to take your career to a new direction? Build on your prior qualification from any field and give yourself a competitive career edge. The Master of Business Management is a practitioner-focused masters, which will equip you with advanced business knowledge and skills, strengthen your personal, professional and managerial capabilities, and develop your personal networks.

Specialisations: Digital Marketing, Strategic Management, Human Resource Management*.

Also available: Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCertBM) (60 points).

Master of Business Analytics (MBusAn)+

180 points, 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 semester-based classes

If you have a first degree in the same discipline, this masters will enable you to pursue a specialised qualification at an advanced level. It will prepare you for specialist positions in the public and private sector or to pursue further advanced study. You can choose from eight specialisations within this programme.

Our new redesigned 180-point MCom^ offers two smaller research output options alongside the 60-point Dissertation. Students can opt for either the Research Project, which provides further training in research and disciplinary knowledge, or the Consultancy Project, emphasising applied knowledge and professional capabilities relevant for entry into the job market.

The 120-point programme offers a thesis pathway for students with relevant preparatory research experience.

Specialisations: Accounting, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, Global Management and Innovation (includes Organisation Studies, HRM, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and International Business), Information Systems, Marketing, and Operations and Supply Chain Management.

Also available: Bridging programmes for students with a prior postgraduate degree aiming to transition into doctoral study and enhance their disciplinary knowledge and research skills.

^Offered from Semester One 2025, subject to regulatory approval.

Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Governance (PGCertLdGov)

60 points, part-time, quarter-based classes

Accelerate your knowledge of contemporary perspectives, practices, mindsets and issues related to leadership in a governance context across a range of corporate, public sector, community and indigenous enterprise contexts.

Postgraduate Diploma in Business - Māori Development specialisation (PGDipBus)

120 points, prescribed quarter-based classes over two years

This programme is designed to build on the knowledge and skills of Māori leaders, executives, entrepreneurs, business managers and administrators who are engaged in Māori business development and provides a formal business qualification to contribute at a senior level within a kaupapa Māori framework.

Business Masters programmes

Our coursework Business 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.

Master of Professional Accounting (MProfAcctg)+

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

Kick-start a global career in accountancy. The Master of Professional Accounting will provide you with knowledge and skills in business, accounting, finance, commercial law and taxation, and is the ideal step for those pursuing qualification as chartered accountants or certified practising accountants.

Master of Management (MMgt)+

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

Build business-focused capabilities to enhance your career in management. You will gain a strong set of professional skills and practical knowledge in your choice of specialisation (International Business or Marketing).

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Online study options

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

180 points

Complete your MBA from NZ's top business school and discover what makes it a life-changing experience. Our redesigned, flexible online MBA offers you the chance to collaborate with New Zealand’s most innovative business minds, enhancing your skills and confidence. Our revamped curriculum, including unique courses on Te ao Māori Business and New Zealand’s political/legal landscape, will set you up for success as a strategic leader in the rapidly changing world of business.

Master of Business Development (MBusDev)

120 or 180 points

Specialisations: Innovation & Product Management, Technology Commercialisation

Ideal for early-to-midcareer professionals with at least three years of relevant experience, who wish to pursue further studies specialised within business development on a part-time basis. 

Delivered through Auckland Online.

Master of Information Governance (MInfoGov)

180 points

Master the laws and regulations relating to big data and other types of information and help enhance decision making, information privacy and compliance in organisations.

Delivered through Auckland Online.

Master of Property Practice (MPropPrac)

180 points

Suited to recent non-property graduates as well as mid-career industry professionals who have not completed a property qualification.

Delivered through Auckland Online.

+ Also available to international students.

* Delivery of these specialisations is subject to confirmation and dependent on factors that include student enrolments.