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Master of Business Studies (Accountancy)

Key information

Level of study:
Master's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1.5 years
Start date: 22-February-2021
Campus:
Auckland Campus
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Course details

Summary

Take your career to the next level

The Master of Business Studies will give you the skills to move up the hierarchy in your career.

What is it Like?

In Massey University’s Master of Business Studies you will combine study of advanced theory with research in a specialised field of business to give you a career advantage.

A Master of Business Studies will give you the skills you need to progress your career, or continue to further study.

Learn from leading business experts

The Massey Business School is one of the country’s leading and largest business schools and is AACSB accredited.

Massey University’s School of Accountancy has accreditation from national and international professional institutions including the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). It was also awarded the AACSB accreditation for the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programmes. The School is one of only two institutions in New Zealand and Australia awarded this prestigious accreditation. Only around 12 other institutions outside the USA have achieved this distinction.

You will learn from well-respected academics and business experts, gaining an international perspective on the major that you choose.

What will you learn?

A master’s is a rigorous, challenging, rewarding and exciting programme of study. Your study will focus on your chosen major, but help you put this specialty into the context of other business disciplines - reflecting the reality of today’s business environment.

To succeed at a senior level in business, or academia, you must be able to communicate your work and findings effectively. The Master of Business Studies programme will develop your oral and written communication skills to the level expected of senior business leaders.

You will learn the processes and disciplines involved in high-level in-depth research and how to apply them to business. As part of your study you will complete and present a comprehensive written report on an independent research topic.

Relevant learning

Massey’s programmes are research-led. The Master of Business Studies not only draws on the latest business research but also has a focus on real-world learning. We utilise our relationships with industry and help you draw on experience you may have to give your learning context and relevance to the real world.

Careers

Business studies equips students with the flexible and highly portable skills employers are looking for. With a Master of Business Studies you will be prepared to take the next step in your career or to join the world of business in a variety of dynamic roles, from financial accountant to marketing manager.

Master of Business Studies (Accountancy) structure

Part 1

Compulsory course:

  • 110.717 Research Methods in Accounting

And at least 30 credits (up to a maximum of 90 credits) selected from:

  • 110.710 Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting
  • 110.711 Advanced Accounting Theory
  • 110.780 Contemporary Issues in Taxation
  • 110.792 Special Topic

Part 2

At least 60 credits selected from:

  • 110.894 Research Report or
  • 110.899 Thesis (or Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 and Thesis 120 credit Part 2)

Entry criteria

Applicants for the Master of Business Studies will have met the University admission requirements as specified; and have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, having achieved a grade average of at least a B- in the highest level courses.

Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.

  • IELTS score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT score of 90 overall (min 20 in Writing)
  • PTE Academic score of 58 Overall (min 50 in communicative skills)
  • Cambridge English score of 176 overall and all bands 169 or better

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