Study business

Learn to successfully navigate the fast-changing world of business and work with AUT’s globally ranked business programmes. At the AUT Business School you’ll learn from the best – we’ve been awarded the prestigious EQUIS accreditation and AACSB International accreditation, which puts us among an elite group of business schools around the world.

Your studies reflect contemporary business practices, and our strong connections with businesses make it easy for you to network with industry leaders and meet potential employers. These are all reasons why AUT business graduates are enjoying rewarding careers all around the world.

Research postgraduate programmes

These programmes involve advanced learning by conducting research, which will give you specialised knowledge in an area you've previously studied and transferable skills to stand out in the highly competitive employment market.

The Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Business don't include a research project, but can serve as a pathway into the Master of Business research degree.

Professional postgraduate programmes

These programmes are taught in class, and are designed to accelerate your professional career or take it in a new direction entirely.

Applied finance

Business administration (MBA)

Business management


Professional accounting

Supply chain management

Other programmes

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

Join a student club and sharpen your skills

Our student-led clubs, societies and activities give you the chance to apply your learning, make friends, network and improve your CV. These are just a few:

  • AUT Accounting Association
  • AUT Investment Club
  • AUT Economics Society

More clubs and activities

Research at the AUT Business School

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across all business disciplines.

More about our research

Partner with the AUT Business School

AUT Business School is dedicated to deepening our links with industry, communities and alumni to enhance the student experience and inform our research and its application.

Partner with us

International student exchange

Immerse yourself in another culture while you study and have the adventure of your life. Check out where you can go on exchange – and read some stories from returned AUT students.

Exchange for AUT students

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Professor Kate Kearins
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"Gender lens” investing supports women
08 Mar, 2023
Here’s how to support companies that have made the change towards greater gender equity – and encourage others to do the same: invest with a “gender lens”.
Professor Kate Kearins
How to manage upwards
20 Feb, 2023
Managing up is not about blindsiding or sidestepping your manager. Nor is it about doing the work of a poorly performing manager. So, what is it about?
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Health leaders hail “impactful” study
15 Feb, 2023
A government working group is hailing new AUT research as insightful, applicable, and impactful.
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What if your colleague is a bot?
13 Feb, 2023
New AUT research examines how employees really feel about sharing the workplace – and workloads – with robots.
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2023 NZ sustainability survey launches
07 Feb, 2023
The annual Insights on NZ’s Sustainability Professionals survey opens today and as a survey partner, AUT is inviting eligible participants to take part.

Contact details

Contact us online
Phone 0800 AUT AUT (0800 288 288)

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