Master of Business Administration MBA
The University of Canterbury’s MBA programme is oriented towards general management. It aims to facilitate the transition from a technical or professional background to general manager by developing participants’ leadership and management skills.
Candidates must be approved by the Dean of Commerce who will take account of the relevance and standard of previous studies and experience. They must have completed a degree, or the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, with good grades, and at least five years managerial work experience is required.
Details of entry requirements and application forms may be obtained from the Programme Director. Applications close on 25 November for both domestic and international students.
The structure of the MBA programme is closely prescribed, and consists of 12 compulsory courses (Group A), six courses (or the equivalent) from a specified list of options (Group B), and a project worth six courses (MBAD 680).
- MBAD 601
- MBAD 602
- MBAD 604
- MBAD 605
- MBAD 606
- MBAD 611
- MBAD 612
- MBAD 615
- MBAD 631
- MBAD 632
- MBAD 642
- MBAD 643
- MBAD 603
- MBAD 616
- MBAD 641
- MBAD 644
- MBAD 645–679
- and other courses as approved by the Programme Director.
Note: Not all Group B courses will be offered in any given year.
The degree may be completed in a minimum of 15 months full-time study or part-time in up to five years.
For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Business Administration (University Regulations website).