New information following the change in COVID-19 alert levels. massey.ac.nz/coronavirus

Master of Management

Key facts

  • Available at Auckland
  • Available at Wellington
  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Some specialisations can be completed in one year on the Manawatū campus
  • Eighteen months (1.5 years) full-time study; Up to a maximum of five years part-time study.
  • Availability for international students varies. Refer to the major / endorsement web pages for details.

Fees calculator

Get an estimation of the fees payable for your chosen study programme.

Estimate fees

Workload tool

Determine how much time you will need each week to complete your studies.

Estimate workload

Regulations

Details you need to know about the structure, courses and requirements for this programme.

View regulations

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Master of Management (MMgt) will have:

  1. met the University admission requirements as specified; and will have:
  2. been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, having achieved a grade average of at least B- in the highest level courses; or
  3. been awarded or qualified for a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Administration with a B- grade average, or equivalent.

Students must gain admission as being eligible to proceed into this programme.

To support your application, you will need to provide the following document/s:

  • Verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Transition

Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Master of Management prior to 1 January 2019 who have completed at least 30 credits towards the Communication Management, Financial Economics, Health Service Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management or Marketing subject, may be permitted to substitute courses already completed for courses at the same level, including the qualification core courses and/or compulsory courses, in order to complete the requirements of the degree. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2021.

Subject to the approval of Academic Board or their delegate, new candidates may be enrolled in the Banking and Finance subject under existing international agreements.  These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2019.  

Planning your programme

To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please check the regulations. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.

Alternatively you can see the individual subject schedule of courses by clicking on the specialisation links below.

If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search.

One-year full-time study option available – Manawatū campus only

There is the ability to complete some specialisations in this programme in just one calendar year instead of 18 months. This is available if you study the Master of Management at the Manawatū campus and complete your final course (Part Two) over Summer School. To enrol in the final course 152.894, you will need to apply using Special Request in Course enrolment. Please contact an Academic Adviser for further information.

One-year specialisation and course listing (click to expand/collapse)

Part One

Core Courses

Two 15-credit courses:

115.758 Interpersonal Communication at Work (Semester One)
115.759 Current Issues in Business (Semester One)

Specialisations

Choose from:

Communication

Three 30-credit courses:
219.702 Management Communication (Semester One)
219.703 Perspectives in Business Communication (Semester Two)
219.704 International and Intercultural Communication (Semester Two)

Financial Economics

Three 30-credit courses:
178.703 The Theory and Practice of Economics (Semester One)
125.700 Managerial Finance (Semester Two)
125.740 Advanced Investment Analysis (Semester Two)

Human Resource Management

Three 30-credit courses:
114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations (Semester One)
114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour (Semester Two)
114.735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy (Semester Two)

Management

Three 30-credit courses:
152.700 Organisation and Management (Semester One)
114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour (Semester Two)
152.704 Business and Sustainability (Semester Two)

Marketing

Three 30-credit courses:
156.700 Essentials of Marketing (Semester One)
156.757 Marketing Strategy (Semester Two)
156.758 Advanced Social Marketing (Semester Two)

Part Two

One 60-credit course:
152.894 Professional Practice (Summer School)

Master of Management structure

Candidates for the MMgt shall follow a parts-based course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits comprising:

  1. Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule to the Degree;
  2. At least 60 credits at 800 level;
    And including:
  3. Except as provided under Regulations 3 and 5, the core courses listed in Schedule A;
  4. Completion of a subject as specified in Schedule B;
  5. Attending field trips, contact workshops, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Notwithstanding the Regulation above, the course of study for candidates admitted under Regulation 1(c) will consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits from a single subject in the Schedule to the Degree, including Part Two as specified. For such candidates the degree will be awarded without a subject. The duration of the 120 credit MMgt programme is one year full-time study, up to a maximum of 4 years part-time study.

MMgt regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates.

Specialisations

Candidates for the MMgt may complete a subject by passing at least 150 credits in a subject including:

  1. a Professional Practice course of 60 credits;
  2. any compulsory courses identified in the Schedule to the Degree, or an approved alternative 700-level course.

Notwithstanding Regulations 2(c) and 4, the course of study for candidates completing the Accountancy, Banking and Finance, or Enterprise Development subject will consist of 180 credits in a subject including:

  1. a Professional Practice course of 60 credits;
  2. any compulsory courses identified in the Schedule for the subject.

The requirements for each subject are set out in the Schedule for the Qualification.

Subjects available in the Master of Management are: Accountancy*, Banking and Finance*#, Communication, Enterprise Development*, Financial Economics, Health Service Management*+, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Organisational Technology Management, Sustainability.

* No new enrolments in this subject.
# Closed to new enrolments except as provided under transition provisions.
+ The MMgt (Health Service Management) has been replaced by the Master of Health Service Management.

Student Progression

Students must complete the qualification core courses and any compulsory courses for the relevant subject prior to enrolling in the Part One subject courses.

For progression from Part One to Part Two, students must have achieved a minimum B- grade average over the Part One courses.

In cases of sufficient merit, the MMgt may be awarded with distinction or merit. Please note that different time limits to the maximums listed above are required in order to be eligible for an award.

Completion Requirements

The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for progression from Part One to Part Two, or who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy or the Postgraduate Diploma in Business or the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management or the Postgraduate Certificate in Business should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates

Majors or endorsements


How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

Already know which courses you're going to choose?

If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.

Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

Contact us Mon - Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey