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Master of Management

Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Management and Commerce not elsewhere classified



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The primary aim of this programme is to enable students to gain internationally recognised skills and knowledge in management with an area of specialisation to assist New Zealand in its drive toward a knowledge-based economy. Students have an opportunity to enrol in elective papers
that allow them to apply learned skills to real life examples, projects and scenarios. Students gain skills to apply an advanced body of knowledge in Management studies and associated specialisations in a range of contexts for research, further learning and professional practice. Graduates are able to use their enhanced knowledge, skills and capabilities to obtain employment in positions of responsibility that relate to the electives they choose and/or to proceed to further studies, such as a doctorate degree.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants will have completed all requirements of a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in business or related subject with at least a B grade average at level 7 (or 8). Applicants holding a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a discipline or subject area other than business may be admitted to the programme if deemed by the Programme Manager to have acquired additional skills and knowledge through relevant work experience equivalent to the above. Relevant work experience means at least three years in a Manager or Senior Manager role in accounting, finance, marketing, hospitality, information systems, general management, or similar. A full CV / Resume is required together with supporting documents that demonstrate the nature of the employment and key responsibilities of the work performed. International students from non-English speaking backgrounds require IELTS 6.5 (with no band below 6.0) or equivalent. Students wishing to enrol in BUS9502 Thesis will require a B-average in Level 8 courses to become eligible for enrolment in the thesis component of their studies.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,164 $8,164
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,918 $11,918
Total $20,082 $20,082

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $63,463
Earnings range $44,055 - $83,899
In employment 81%
In further study 9%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

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WMS International Exchange Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office



Europe $2,500;USA, Canada, and Mexico $2,000; and Asia $1,500.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101

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Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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