Management Specialisation - Master of Business

In the Management specialisation in the Master of Business you further your understanding of current management issues and research a topic of your interest.

You learn about the theory and practice of management from AUT's research-active and dedicated staff who are proud of their local and international connections. We focus on producing high-quality research across the discipline of management, embracing a range of research approaches.

Management department


This is part of the Master of Business.

Start date: 2020

Start date: 2021

To graduate with a Master of Business, you must successfully complete 180 points from:

  • Specialisation papers
  • Research methods paper(s)
  • A thesis or dissertation

Specialisation papers

These advanced-level papers provide you with comprehensive coverage in the latest research and theories in your specialisation, and help you prepare for your independent research thesis or dissertation.

Management papers

Not all papers listed are offered each calendar year.

Research Methods papers

The research methods papers provide an exploration of philosophical issues underpinning the design of research and the research process.

The papers include training in quantitative/qualitative research methods and analysis to prepare students to conduct a methodologically rigorous research thesis or dissertation.

Thesis/dissertation

  • Thesis (90 points) OR
  • Dissertation (60 points)

The class of honours awarded in the programme depends on your grade performance.

Detailed information about papers in this programme

Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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