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Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Global Management and Innovation

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Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


University of Auckland


Gain sophisticated analytical skills and be better equipped for your career in business with a one-year postgraduate qualification for high-achieving BCom graduates.

Programme overview

If you have achieved consistently high grades in your Bachelor of Commerce degree (or equivalent) you could be eligible for the honours programme. It will provide you with an additional 120 points of postgraduate research-based study to develop your analytical skills and critical thinking.

You will complete a set of advanced courses in the discipline and a short supervised dissertation or project that will demonstrate your independent research skills. Your honours programme structure and courses will depend on the specialization selected.

Global Management and Innovation

Global Management and Innovation is a new specialisation that reflects the multidisciplinary nature of management practice.

This specialisation aims to equip managers to operate in a global context, pursuing innovative solutions for organisational and societal challenges and identifying new opportunities.

Develop your ability to create, manage, sustain and change organisations through integrated courses on international management, the global competitive environment, management in diverse and uncertain contexts, and innovation and creativity.

Take the opportunity to enhance your analytical capabilities and develop valuable research skills through a research project guided by academic staff.

Where can Global Management and Innovation take you?

An MCom in GLMI provides an understanding of business through multiple lenses, and prepares graduates to deal with the contemporary issues managers face, regardless of their sector or size of organisation. The programme provides a strong base for working in start-ups, international organisations and innovative businesses in business development or management consulting roles.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Accountant
  • Business analyst
  • Corporate, investment or merchant banker
  • Operations manager
  • Policy analyst or adviser
  • Sales or marketing manager
  • Tax adviser
  • Web applications developer

Further study options

Master of Commerce
Doctor of Philosophy

Entry criteria

Taught 120 points

You must have completed an undergraduate business degree from a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0 in the highest level of courses required for the major.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands below 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

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