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Bachelor of Business (Management)

This course is available

On-Campus, Online

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected July 2022


Manawatū Campus


Lead the change you want to see

Become a manager or entrepreneur that empowers others and makes a real difference to the future nationally or internationally.

Being a manager or entrepreneur means being able to think on your feet, analyse situations and make impactful decisions, often under pressure.

The Bachelor of Business (Management) will give you a grounding in the latest management principles, and the skills to think analytically. You’ll learn how to evaluate and use the information you have at hand to assess complex situations and problem-solve.

Areas of study:

  • research outcomes and strategies for decision-making and problem-solving
  • organisational design
  • business strategy and governance
  • culture and politics in organisations
  • management information.

The Bachelor of Business will give you the leadership, communication and critical thinking skills that will make you a sought-after employee. It will give you skills you can use in many different types of businesses, in New Zealand and around the world.


The Bachelor of Business (Management) prepares you for a career growing businesses, implementing new ideas and developing your skills and those of others to effect positive change. The following are examples of companies where graduates have found employment:

  • Air New Zealand
  • ASB Bank Ltd
  • BP Oil (NZ) Ltd
  • Child Youth and Family
  • EziBuy Ltd
  • Fuji Xerox (NZ) Ltd
  • Glaxo Wellcome (NZ) Ltd
  • Housing NZ Ltd
  • Kmart New Zealand
  • Massey University
  • Mid-Central Health
  • New Zealand Defence Forces
  • Tourism New Zealand
  • Spark New Zealand
  • Toyota (NZ) Ltd
  • Tui Foods Ltd.

Further study

Study options upon completion of this programme could include the:

  • Master of Business Studies
  • PhD

Bachelor of Business (Management) structure

The BBus majoring in management has a total of 360 credits:

  • Core courses 120 credits
  • Major courses 120 credits
  • Elective courses 120 credits

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