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Study Business


08 September 2023

Ōtautahi Christchurch is one of the most entrepreneurial, sustainable cities in Aotearoa and a great place to start your study and work journeys. From accounting and finance to marketing and economics, have a look at all the subjects you can study at UC's Business School. 



Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School covers a wide range of subjects including accounting, entrepreneurship, tourism marketing and management. You will have the opportunity to tailor your degree to your interests and job goals.

Practical learning

There may be opportunities to participate in placements with organisations; create a start-up with Te Pokapū Rakahinonga UC Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) or student-run club entré; learn about trading at our trading room; or participate in business challenges where you can work on real-life cases and come up with solutions for local organisations, and more.

Global learning

Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School has various international opportunities through UC global exchange and study tours with our partner universities. An overseas experience during your studies will give you a multicultural perspective on business that is highly valued by employers.

Business and culture

Kaupapa Māori is integrated into our courses, so you can learn about Māori values and culture in a business setting. Alongside our Māori Indigenous knowledge, learn about Aotearoa New Zealand’s place in diverse cultural contexts in order to create strong relationships, locally and globally.

Student life

With 160+ active clubs on campus, you will be able to pursue your interests outside your studies and try new hobbies. You can also enhance your studies with clubs that are relevant to your degree such as:

  • Investment Society
  • UC Women in Business
  • UC Commerce Society
  • Accounting Society.

Work-Intergrated Learning

Set yourself apart by engaging with Work-Integrated Learning at UC. As part of your degree, you are able to apply what you learn in your courses to practical settings like internships, projects, and competitions with industry.

This hands-on approach not only enriches your education, but also helps you develop essential skills, gain valuable industry insights, and build a professional network — so you can put your best foot forward as you transition into work. 

Career opportunities

You can open up many career choices by studying business at UC. As well as business knowledge and skills, you will gain transferable skills that can be used in different fields of work.

Graduates have combined their personal interests and knowledge to work in careers such as accounting, human resource management, finance, economics, marketing, taxation, and operations and supply chain management.

Learn more about studying Business

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