Duration
Part-time: Varies
Next start date
2021 Quarter Two – 29 March
2021 Quarter Four – 13 September
Available locations
City
Points
120 or 180
Programme type
Postgraduate
Taught options available

Programme overview

Develop advanced knowledge, skills and understanding in business management and marketing to enhance your employability and career progression.

This flexible, practitioner-focused programme is designed for new or recent graduates from any field. It will equip you with the capabilities to enter or progress business management careers in local and international business.

A 120-point fast-track option is available to graduates with an honours degree or a postgraduate diploma.

A choice of two specialisations will develop capabilities that will enable you to apply analytical and solution-seeking skills to organisational challenges:

Courses are scheduled in the evenings and within quarter-based teaching term dates to provide flexibility for working professionals.

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Programme structure

The MBM comprises three parts. Part I: 60 points of core courses, Part II: 60 points of courses in a chosen specialisation, Part III: two 15 point courses and a 30-point capstone project. In Part III students will be expected to demonstrate that they have an advanced and integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge and have the ability to apply this independently in a range of professional practice contexts.

Taught: 180 points

Requirement:

Digital Marketing specialisation

Part I

60 points:
BUSMAN 701 Managing People and Organisations
BUSMAN 702 Contemporary Marketing
BUSMAN 703 Financial Decision-making
BUSMAN 704 Supply Chain Management

Part II

60 points:
BUSMAN 720 Digital Marketing Strategies
BUSMAN 721 Customer Insights
BUSMAN 722 Digital Branding and Advertising
BUSMAN 723 Advanced Marketing Strategy

Part III

60 points:
BUSMAN 709 Global Management
BUSMAN 710 Consultancy Practice
BUSMAN 751 Consultancy Project in Digital Marketing

Strategic Management specialisation

Part I

60 points:
BUSMAN 701 Managing People and Organisations
BUSMAN 702 Contemporary Marketing
BUSMAN 703 Financial Decision-making
BUSMAN 704 Supply Chain Management

Part II

60 points:
BUSMAN 705 Human Resource Management
BUSMAN 706 Strategic Management
BUSMAN 707 Business Analytics
BUSMAN 708 Innovation in Practice

Part III

60 points:
BUSMAN 709 Global Management
BUSMAN 710 Consultancy Practice
BUSMAN 750 Consultancy Project in Strategic Management

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Taught: 120 points

A student who is required to complete 120 points must pass each of Parts II (with a GPA of 4.0 or higher) and III as listed in the schedule.

You'll also need to meet other requirements, including time limits and total points limits. See Postgraduate enrolment.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

2020 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 180 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 4.0
  • Study option
    Taught 120 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 4.0

Further programme requirements

Select your study option:

You must have completed a relevant bachelors degree from this University with a GPA of 4.0 or higher in 90 points of the most advanced courses taken.

You can also be admitted to the programme if you have completed a relevant bachelors degree from this University and passed 60 points in the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management with a GPA of 4.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate has not been awarded.

Note: A relevant degree may be in arts, business, creative arts and industries, education, engineering, health and medical sciences, law, sciences or technology.

You must have completed the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or the Postgraduate Diploma in Business from this University with a GPA of 4.0 or higher.

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 180 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 4.0

    You must have completed a relevant bachelors degree with a GPE of 4.0.

  • Study option
    Taught 120 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 4.0

    You must have completed one year of postgraduate study in business following an undergraduate degree with a GPE of 4.0 or higher.

  • Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    N/A

Further programme requirements

Select your study option:

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in business, engineering, humanities, sciences or technology at a recognised university (or similar institution).

In addition, you must have gained at least three years’ relevant work experience.

You must have completed one year of postgraduate study in Business following an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution).

In addition, you must have gained at least three years’ relevant work experience.

Other pathways to study

You can also be admitted to the programme if you have completed a relevant bachelors degree, and passed 60 points in the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management at the University of Auckland with a GPA of 4.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate has not been awarded.

Note: A relevant degree may be in arts, business, creative arts and industries, education, engineering, health and medical sciences, law, sciences or technology.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

How much does a Master of Business Management cost per year?

2020 fees

Domestic students
NZ$17,901.60*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. Fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $7.86 per point, estimated at $943.20 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Key dates

Next start dates

  • 2021 Quarter Two - starts 29 March, ends 4 June 
  • 2021 Quarter Three - starts 21 June, ends 27 August 
  • 2021 Quarter Four - starts 13 September, ends 19 November

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. 

Application closing dates

Quarter Two 2021
1 February 2021
For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Our MBM programme offers two specialisations:

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Where could this programme take you?

You will be prepared to enter or progress business management careers in local and international business, where skills in Digital Marketing and Strategic Management add real value.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Business Analyst/Advisor
  • Business Development Manager
  • Campaign Manager/Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Digital Content Specialist
  • Digital Marketing Manager/Coordinator
  • Social Media Manager
  • Strategy Analyst

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