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Master of Management in Agribusiness

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Level of Study

Master's Degree


1.5 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


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As global food production evolves, there is a need for leaders who understand the complex relationship between land, agribusiness and the global trading environment. This programme teaches the opportunities, constraints and challenges for leaders in the agribusiness sector, nurturing your capabilities to respond, innovate and anticipate.

Lincoln University is a globally recognised leader in land-based education. The Master of Management in Agribusiness is an advanced postgraduate programme that will widen your skills and employment opportunities, with a firm understanding of the dynamics, analysis and management structures covering bio-economic systems and agribusiness products and services.

This programme can be completed in 12 months if you start in Semester 1.

How you’ll grow

  • With advanced understanding and knowledge of agribusiness systems and value chains.
  • Seeding and developing the inter-disciplinary skills required to undertake senior management and leadership roles in agribusinesses here in New Zealand and across the world.
  • Nurturing your communication skills at all levels of an organisation.

Career opportunities

You’ll be strongly prepared for senior management roles in agribusinesses that operate in any part of the world.

Programme Structure

The Master of Management in Agribusiness takes 16 months to complete, beginning in February or year one, finishing in June of year two. You will complete nine postgraduate courses totalling 180 credits. A research placement can be incorporated.

Entry criteria

A relevant New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS academic score of 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and First (FCE) overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 with no communicative score of less than 50
  • Lincoln University English Language GCAE or LU EL 70%.
  • NZ Certificates in English Language (NZCEL) - Level 5 (Academic or Professional Endorsement)

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