The University Of Auckland Business School Mba

Future growth and economic prosperity will be driven by leaders who have the skills and knowledge to inspire excellence, growth and change while navigating a complex world. These are the skills and knowledge that are at the core of a University of Auckland MBA.

Successfully completing our MBA will give you confidence, capability and the capacity to meet all professional challenges and opportunities head on.

Programme structure

The MBA programme is taught on a quarter-based system for the duration of the programme. Each quarter consists of classes delivered in weeks 1-10, assessments held in week 11, and week 12 is a break week. Classes are delivered in weekend block format on a Friday afternoon and evening, and all day Saturday. 

In the final quarter of the MBA programme you will have a practical opportunity to work alongside a New Zealand or international business in an advisory capacity, to develop strategic recommendations for growth locally and/or internationally. This quarter may also involve an international business trip. Find out about MBA courses

2020 entry requirements

Programme requirements

Domestic applicants:

To be eligible to apply for admission to the University of Auckland MBA you must have:

  • A relevant bachelors degree from a recognised university with a GPA/GPE of 5.0 or higher in at least 90 points in the most advanced courses
  • Or have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Administration, or equivalent, with a GPA/GPE of 5.0 or higher 
  • Or a relevant bachelors degree and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business from this University with a GPA of 5.0 or higher 
Further programme requirements

Domestic applicants:

To be eligible to apply for admission to the University of Auckland MBA you must:

  • Have gained at least three years’ relevant management experience 
  • Successfully complete all application requirements (see domestic application Checklist and Reference form)

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for admission to the University of Auckland MBA you will need to:

  • Have a relevant bachelors degree with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in at least 90 points in the most advanced courses OR
  • Have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Business (in Administration OR in Māori Development) with a GPA of 5.0 or higher OR
  • Have a bachelor degree and completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Business from this University with a GPA of 5.0 or higher AND
  • Have at least three years’ relevant management experience
  • Have successfully completed all application requirements (see domestic application Checklist and Reference form)

Note:
A relevant bachelors degree may be in business, engineering, humanities, sciences or technology.

We are not accepting any international MBA applications for the foreseeable future.