Executive Education

The Top 5 Management Schools In New Zealand

View of the campus of the Auckland University of Technology

New Zealand is a major international study destination for several reasons. A stable economy with a low cost of living is a perfect combination. If we consider the top international study destinations, tuition is low in New Zealand, while the educational system is superb. Degree programs offered in the country are internationally recognized. New Zealand has the best support services for international students. As an international student, you can work 20-40 hours a week. And you have a lot of natural beauty to explore in your free time! So, are you planning to pursue a business degree in New Zealand?

The top management schools in New Zealand are as follows:

  1. University of Canterbury
    20 Kirkwood Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041
    Accreditations: AACSB International, AMBA, EFMD – EQUIS
    UC is accredited by the Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, New Zealand. UC facilitates exchange programs and research collaboration thanks to its affiliations with international universities. Every year, UC also has about 70 visiting faculty from partner universities, further improving the teaching programs. UC is reputed for its brilliance in research and teaching. Its internationally recognized courses promote intellectual independence, encourage critical thinking, support, and professional excellence. Since members of the faculty are actively involved in research and publishing, you get to directly learn from people at the frontline of knowledge in their field.
  2. Auckland University of Technology
    42 Wakefield Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010,
    Accreditations: AACSB International, AMBA, EFMD – EQUIS
    According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020, AUT ranks 1st in the country and 27th in the world for its International Outlook. This highlights the university’s ability to attract international staff and students and to collaborate with other international universities. Thanks to its strong industry connections, AUT’s curriculum is up-to-date and reflects the current demands of modern business. AUT’s career-oriented and research-based business education will turn you into a competent business professional. No wonder AUT’s graduate employment rate is amongst the highest in the country.
  3. University of Otago Business School
    60 Clyde Street, Corner of Clyde Street and Union Place East, Dunedin 9054
    Accreditations: AACSB International, EFMD – EQUIS
    The University of Otago Business School’s MBA program was created to turn you into a global professional ready to make business decisions that have a global impact. Outstanding faculty members conduct lectures with small sizes. So, you get a personalized learning experience. The college is affiliated with around 20 top business schools and universities all over the world for student exchange programs. You may get to work in any country after graduating, thanks to the excellent career prospects and the university’s global presence.
  4. School of Management – Victoria University of Wellington
    Kelburn, Wellington 6012
    Accreditations: AACSB International, AMBA, EFMD – EQUIS
    Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s top university when it comes to the quality of research. You should make the most of the school’s liaisons with business, government, and scientific research communities. Ace teachers and researchers are always ready to help you grow. The curriculum gives great importance to practical internships and research projects while also getting you to participate in leadership programs. That’s how the institution makes you self-reliant so that you succeed in the competitive world. If you are an international student, a dedicated team can help you out with all the assistance you may need throughout your time at the university. This may include help with studies, finances, private counseling, general health advice, and more.
  5. Business School – The University of Auckland
    12 Grafton Road Sir Owen G Building, 1010
    Accreditations: AACSB International, Association of MBAs (AMBA), EFMD – EQUIS
    This research-centric business school is known for its dedication to research and teaching methods that promote innovation. The faculty is dedicated to offering you the best learning experience that prepares you to be part of the future while also staying relevant. The ultramodern infrastructure of the Owen G Glenn Building includes case rooms, computer labs, lecture theatres, and study rooms. You can thrive personally and professionally at Auckland University since you have enough opportunities to participate in a variety of co-curricular activities, especially business case competitions. Its career center does a fine job of guiding you, especially in the initial stages of your career. The New Zealand Association of Graduate Employers had even voted it the “Best New Zealand University Careers Service” in 2015. The University of Auckland is ranked as the best university to study in New Zealand in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
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