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Master of Management

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Level of Study

Master's Degree


15 months

Next start date

Expected Apr 2024


University of Auckland


Develop the applied knowledge and skills required to enter a business management oriented career.

Programme overview

If you have an undergraduate degree in a non-business discipline or a business degree in an unrelated field, this programme has been designed to kick-start your career in management. You will build business-focused capabilities including a strong set of professional skills, as well as practical knowledge and skills in a specialisation chosen from Accounting, International Business or Marketing. You will be equipped to become a practitioner in your specialist field.

Programme structure

The MMgt is a 15-month, 180-point programme studied over five quarters. You will study core business courses before selecting from one of three specialisation options in Accounting, International Business or Marketing.

You have the flexibility to change your specialisation at the end of your second quarter of study.

You will also complete a professional development module and a course in strategy and a capstone project. These will equip you with the professional skills that you will need to enhance your employability and success in the business world.

You'll also need to meet other requirements, including time limits and total points limits. See Postgraduate enrolment.

Where could this programme take you?

The Master of Management will prepare you for a career in general business. Graduates may find employment in a wide range of positions in the retail, manufacturing or service industries.

Jobs related to this programme

Account manager

Business analyst

Export manager

Management consultant

Market planner

Sales executive

Trade development director

Our Business School Careers Centre will help get your career in business off to a strong start. You can access programmes, workshops and one-on-one support. You will be given opportunities to network with employers to increase your knowledge of the local business environment. Visit the Business School Careers Centre.

Entry criteria

Taught 180 points: You must have completed an undergraduate degree in business or a non-business degree in a relevant discipline such as arts, engineering, technology, or science. Your study must be from a recognised university (or similar institution) and you will need a GPE of 5.0 in the most advanced courses taken.

If you have completed advanced course(s) in an undergraduate degree that are considered substantially similar to courses in this programme, you will be required to complete substitute course(s). Advice will be provided to you on a case-by-case basis.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 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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