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New Zealand is a value for money study destination.
Kick-start your business career by studying abroad in New Zealand. You’ll gain internationally-recognised qualifications and the practical skills to transform existing businesses or start your own.
Leading academics will support you to think critically, develop your own ideas and relate them to real-life business situations. You’ll carry out project work in industry, network with business leaders, and take part in internships, study tours and business competitions.
Stay safe by choosing New Zealand for your business or management studies overseas. Friendly, welcoming and inclusive, New Zealand is ranked the second most peaceful nation on Earth.
Our relaxed lifestyle encourages you to balance your studies with time off to follow your interests and explore the country. New Zealand has it all, from beautiful natural environments to vibrant modern cities – without the crowds.
Working while studying can be a good way to gain New Zealand work experience and help support you while you’re studying abroad.
Student visa holders may be able to work up to 20 hours per week and full-time during scheduled holidays, depending on their programme of study. Masters by research or PhD students may work full-time throughout their studies.
You can find out more about working while studying on NauMai NZ website.
Business or management students in New Zealand gain a world-class education and globally-recognised qualifications. They develop vital capability skills such as flexibility, teamwork and project management; learn to be effective in multicultural and Western business environments; and develop strong networks of contacts.
If you want to stay here after graduating, New Zealand is a great place to do business. It was ranked first out of 190 countries on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index in 2019, third out of 180 countries on the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom in 2020, and 19th out of 140 countries on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitive Index in 2019.
Business and management qualifications range from certificates and diplomas through to a Bachelor of Business or a Master of Business Administration. There are also many opportunities for postgraduate study.
This is a generic pathway. Length of study may vary depending on how students choose to structure their degrees.
Scholarships can help pay for your studies and help your CV stand out from the rest.
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