15 months
32846 USD/year
10696 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Business from University of Canterbury provides students with broad business skills and expertise as part of UC's Business Taught Masters programme.


Business from University of Canterbury explores business basics as well as a specialist major focus, and includes project opportunities through our industry contacts to give you practical experience in applying your commercial knowledge.

Open to students from any study background, the MBus offers you the chance to upskill, or a pathway for those looking to newly enter the business world.


This degree programme is designed to prepare graduates for roles in commercial industries, from entry-level through to upper management. Our graduates offer diverse business experience, with marketing and management often the most sought-after skills by today's employers, locally and globally.

Depending on their major, graduates will go onto roles in areas such as operations management, consulting, investment and financial analysis, human resources, advertising, and marketing across a range of different organisations.

You can also start a business of your own with the broad and specialist skills you learn in this qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Managing People and Performance
  • Principles of Sustainability
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Business Law
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Any bachelor's degree, with at least a B Grade Point Average in your 300-level courses, is required to enrol (or other qualifications of an equivalent standard).
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32846 USD per year during 15 months.
  • National

    10696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10696 USD per year during 15 months.
  • National students - 14,777 NZD
  • International Students - 45,375 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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