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.

We understand that business plays an integral role in economic and social wellbeing. That’s why our programmes and extracurricular opportunities help you develop the mindset, knowledge and skills to make a positive social impact.

Your studies reflect local and global 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 reasons why AUT business graduates are enjoying rewarding careers in New Zealand and 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.

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

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