University of Canterbury

College of Business and Economics

MBA Programme / Business Administration


Christchurch, Canterbury 8041

New Zealand

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

GradDipBA: Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (first half of MBA), PhD: Doctor of Philosophy - Management, MBA: Master of Business Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

UC's MBA programme is a unique programme that has an emphasis on building leadership capabilities. It is positioned in a small entrepreneurial economy and is one of only seven AMBA accredited MBA courses in Australasia.
The programme balances a rigorous academic course with a high degree of interaction with businesses and peers. Courses and workshops address key issues of character/self and relationships with others. A high degree of student interaction in lectures and practice in group dynamics, decision making and presenting is encouraged.
The University also offers a PhD in Management - see our programme entry for Management for details of research areas. Please note that international students only pay domestic fees for study at PhD level.


The programme was assessed by The Association of MBAs (AMBA) and is now part of the global network o
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