Master of Business Management

Want a career in management? Take your career to the next level with AUT’s new Master of Business Management.

Become a manager, fast. The Master of Business Management is designed to help you quickly move into a career in business management, or advance your career to a management role. It’s ideal for students with an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

You’ll develop your leadership skills, and learn to successfully manage people and high-level projects. With a strong practical focus, the Master of Business Management prepares you for a management career in a variety of organisational settings, in both local and global markets.

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Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) with a B- grade average or higher in courses at level 7 or equivalent

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band.

English language requirements

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You must successfully complete 180 points, made up of core courses (150 points) and elective courses (30 points). As part of the Master of Business Management you complete an applied project that addresses a strategic or operational issue in an organisation.

You can choose how many courses you take to fit around work demands and personal commitments, provided you complete the qualification within four years. You can continue working full-time while completing your Master of Business Management part-time.

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Skills you develop

The outcomes for graduate of the Master of Business Management are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

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Pathway to a PhD

High-achieving professional master’s degree students with at least an A- grade average over the 120 points in level 8 professional master’s degree courses can qualify to apply to the Doctor of Philosophy by completing the Master of Business with a B+ grade average or higher. You'll receive 60 points of credit towards the Master of Business, and will need to complete another 120 points.

Quick facts
Programme code:
1 to 1.5 years full-time / part-time available
City Campus
27 Feb 2023
24 Oct 2023
$20,827 (for 120 points)
($19,753 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
$52,611 (for 180 points)
($51,000 tuition fees + $1611 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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