The Master of Business Management (MBM) is a generalist taught master’s qualification that extensively develops the skills necessary for strategic business management within a global economy. The MBM will guide students through an understanding of business management structures and commercial practices, laying the foundation to understand, respond to, and lead change.

As part of the Business Taught Masters programme at UC, this qualification enables you to increase your employability by gaining business skills that complement your existing professional or academic background. Candidates with a degree from any discipline may apply and no prior experience in commerce is required.

The UC Business School | Te Kura Umanga is placed in the top five percent of business schools worldwide, through its accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). UC ranks in the top 250 universities in the world for Business and Management Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020).

Why study a Master of Business Management at UC?

The Master of Business Management graduate:

  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of frameworks and industry practice within the fields of business and management.
  • Plans and carries out independent research that demonstrates critical awareness of issues and challenges in the fields of business and management.
  • Synthesises academic and professional information and effectively communicates findings to a range of audiences in a range of ways.
  • Has increased career options and commercial insight, given the skills and expertise gained across multiple core business functions.

Entry requirements

A bachelor’s degree with at least a B Grade Point Average in 300-level courses is required. Students must be approved by the Dean of Business, who will take account of the relevance and standard of previous studies and experience.

Students with English as an additional language are also required to meet UC’s English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Business Management or use the admission requirements checker.

How do I plan my degree?

A total of 180 points of courses must be completed to obtain the Master of Business Management.

The MBM can be completed in 12–15 months of full-time study, or can also be taken part-time over a maximum of 4 years. The programme is generally taught over three 12-week terms starting in early February and completing at the end of November.

Career Opportunities

The qualification exposes students to intellectual breadth across a large number of organisational functions which prepares graduates for entry-level commercial roles within the public and private sector. The MBM aims to produce diverse, market-relevant, and highly skilled managers who will make an impact on business at a local and global level.

Course Level

Course Level English Programme
Study Type Full Time
Region Northland
Duration 1 to 1.5 years full-time
Intakes August
Tuition Fee $41,250
Registration Fee
Other Study Costs


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