UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
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The University of Canterbury’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme is a key professional milestone for many aspiring and accomplished business leaders. By focusing on collaboration with industry, the UC MBA produces well-rounded leaders capable of creating and growing international organisations through innovation, digital transformation, data-led strategy making, and responsible societal engagement.
The programme facilitates opportunities to attend seminars, guest lectures, and networking events, in addition to the course structure which incorporates compulsory and elective courses as well as a consulting project.
The MBA offers a chance to upskill through postgraduate study, make a career change, and gain relevant business connections and experiences.
The UC Business School holds the ‘Triple-Crown’, of accreditations (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA), putting us in the top 1% of business schools worldwide.
How do I plan my degree?
The structure of the Master of Business Administration programme is closely prescribed, and consists of compulsory courses, electives and a consulting project.
Subjects and courses
The MBA Schedule incorporates 120 points of compulsory courses, 15 points of elective courses, and a consulting project of 45 points.
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, possible into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
Students must be approved by the Dean of Business, who will take account of the relevance and standard of previous studies and experience.
A bachelor's degree, or the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration, must have been completed with good grades, and at least five years' work experience is required.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements: