Summary Duration- 12 to 16 months The AUT Master of Business Administration (MBA) develops your leadership skills and is an invaluable tool to further your business career. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is for those aspiring to senior management level, those already in senior management who want to realise their full potential, or those who are self-employed looking for the business skills to succeed. The MBA is highly regarded by employers and designed to offer you maximum flexibility. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of the fast paced and complex business environment, where leaders need an advanced understanding of all business divisions and managing cross-cultural teams. You learn from staff who are leaders in their field, and classes focus on current professional practice and the experiences, learning and challenges of your own work environment. To graduate with an MBA you must successfully complete 180 points, made up of core papers (135 points) and elective papers (45 points). You can choose how many papers you take per term to fit around work demands and personal commitments, provided you complete the qualification within four years. You can continue working full-time while completing your MBA part-time. All papers are 7.5 points each unless stated otherwise. Each paper involves six weeks of class learning; one three-hour class per week. This is followed by an examination week then a one-week preparation period for the following term. You can start the MBA at any one of the six terms. Career opportunities MBA graduates step up to take influential roles within key and growth industries in New Zealand and globally, and have the ability to significantly impact the business in which they operate and the effect these businesses have in a wider context. They have the capability, credibility and judgement to manage significant projects, teams, business units and organisations. Our MBA graduates provide inspired leadership from a multidisciplinary perspective in business, coupled with an assertive and principled approach to quality in their practice as professionals.
Must have completed one of: A bachelor’s degree OR Graduate diploma OR Relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree AND Have a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience since gaining the degree or other qualification Evidence of work experience will need to be submitted in the form of a letter, on letterhead, from a past or current employer stating the date you started working for the company, your role, responsibilities, and the date you finished working for the company - or that you're currently employed. Admission is subject to the approval of the MBA Director. English Language Requirements: Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.