Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


17 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey in the realm of business with the Master of Business (MBus) at the University of Canterbury (UC). As part of UC’s esteemed Business Taught Masters programme, the MBus equips you with comprehensive business skills and expertise to thrive in today’s dynamic global landscape.

Whether you come from a business background or a different field of study, our flexible programme offers you the opportunity to broaden your horizons and excel in the ever-evolving business world. With a blend of foundational knowledge and specialized majors, the MBus prepares you to tackle real-world challenges and seize exciting opportunities in the realm of commerce.


The Master of Business (MBus) programme at UC is designed to empower you with a diverse skill set and specialized expertise essential for success in the modern business environment. Our curriculum delves into key areas of business organization, providing you with practical insights and hands-on experience to excel in your chosen field.

Through our industry-focused approach and collaboration with local businesses, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in consulting projects and gain invaluable real-world experience. Whether you aspire to lead corporate initiatives, drive strategic decision-making, or launch your own entrepreneurial ventures, the MBus equips you with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s competitive marketplace.

Admission Requirements

  • Any bachelor’s degree, with at least a B Grade Point Average in your 300-level courses, is required to enrol (or other qualifications of an equivalent standard).
  • CAE or CPE: Score of 176 with a minimum of 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • IELTS Academic: An average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • NZAPA: English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment Level 3
  • NZCEL: Level 5
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 58
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening
  • MBAZ601 Management Accounting
  • MBAZ602 Business Economics
  • MBAZ603 Managerial Finance
  • MBAZ604 Business Research Methods
  • Financial Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Choose from a variety of elective courses
  • Domestic — $12,791
  • International — $52,500

Future Career Outcomes

Emerge as a sought-after leader in the business arena with a Master of Business (MBus) degree from UC. Our graduates are highly employable individuals equipped with a blend of practical skills, industry insights, and strategic acumen. Whether you choose to pursue a career in finance, marketing, management, or entrepreneurship, the MBus prepares you to excel in diverse roles across various sectors. Benefit from our strong industry connections, supportive learning environment, and comprehensive career development services as you embark on a fulfilling professional journey.

Visa Requirements:

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