Master of Business Management

Master of Business Management

Master degree
15 months
Application deadlines: October 31
Intakes: February, August
International tuition: NZ$41,250
Domestic tuition: NZ$14,616

Program overview

The Master of Business Management (MBM) is a generalist taught master's qualification that extensively develops the skills necessary for strategic business management within a global economy. The MBM will guide students through an understanding of business management structures and commercial practices, laying the foundation to understand, respond to, and lead change. As part of the Business Taught Masters programme at UC, this qualification enables you to increase your employability by gaining business skills that complement your existing professional or academic background. Candidates with a degree from any discipline may apply and no prior experience in commerce is required. All eight compulsory courses listed below and one of the courses listed in Group 1 must be completed with an overall B Grade Point Average in order to move on to the course options in Group 2. A total of 180 points of courses must be completed to obtain the Master of Business Management.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus


A bachelor's degree with at least a B Grade Point Average in 300-level courses is required. Students must be approved by the Dean of Business, who will take account of the relevance and standard of previous studies and experience. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: an average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking TOEFL iBT: total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening. TOEFL PBT: with a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5 Pearson Test of English (Academic): with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50

Career opportunities

The qualification exposes students to intellectual breadth across a large number of organisational functions which prepares graduates for entry-level commercial roles within the public and private sector. The MBM aims to produce diverse, market-relevant, and highly skilled managers who will make an impact on business at a local and global level.

Campus location

Christchurch , New Zealand