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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Master of Management
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Qualification Regulations

Part I

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

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Master of Management requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and will have

(b) 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; or

(c) been awarded or qualified for a Postgraduate Diploma in Business with a B- grade average, or equivalent.

2. Admission to the Master of Management Journalism subject requires that the candidate will have:

(a) met the requirements specified in Regulation 1; and

(b) achieved an academic IELTS of at least 7.0 in all bands, or an equivalent TOEFL score, or other evidence that is acceptable to Academic Board or its delegate, if English is not the applicant's first language.

Qualification Requirements

3. Candidates for the Master of Management shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits comprising:

(a) Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule to the Degree;

(b) at least 60 credits at 800 level;

and including:

(c) except as provided under Regulations 4 and 6, the core course(s) as listed in Schedule A, including 295700 if completing the Journalism subject;

(d) completion of a subject as specified in Schedule B;

(e) attending field trips, contact workshops, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

4. Notwithstanding Regulation 3, candidates admitted under Regulation 1 (c) may apply for credit towards Part One of the qualification, in a single subject. Such credit may be awarded in in accordance with the limits specified in the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations. For such candidates who are awarded credit the degree will be awarded without a subject.

Specialisations

5. Candidates for the Degree of Master of Management may complete a subject by passing at least 150 credits in a subject including:

(a) a Professional Practice course of 60 credits;

(b) any compulsory courses identified in the Schedule to the Degree, or an approved alternative 700-level course.

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

6. Notwithstanding Regulations 3(c) and 5, the course of study for candidates completing the Accountancy or Enterprise Development subject will consist of 180 credits in a subject including:

(a) a Professional Practice course of 60 credits;

(b) any compulsory courses identified in the Schedule for the subject.

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

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

Student Progression

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

9. For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a Grade Average of B- over the Part One courses.

10. In cases of sufficient merit, the Degree of Master of Management may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.

Completion Requirements

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

12. 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.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

13. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

14. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I qualification regulations, candidates enrolled in the Human Resource Management subject within the Master of Management prior to 1 January 2021, who have completed 114.895, may substitute it for 152.894. This transition expires 31 December 2023.

Schedule for the Master of Management

Schedule A: Core courses (30 credits from)

115.758 Interpersonal Communication at Work 15 credits

115.759 Current Issues in Business 15 credits

295.700 Examining Business Dilemmas 30 credits

Schedule B: Subjects

Accountancy (180 credits)

No new enrolments

Part One

Subject courses (120 credits from)

110.710 Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting 30 credits
P 110309

110.711 Advanced Accounting Theory 30 credits
P 110309

110.785 International Taxation 30 credits

110.792 Special Topic 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

Part Two

110.895 Professional Practice 60 credits

Agribusiness (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory Courses (60 credits from)

178.740 Global Food Markets and Trade 15 credits
R 178757

178.742 Environmental Economics for Non-Economists 15 credits
R 178360 and 178762

178.743 Contemporary Agribusiness Management 30 credits

Subject Courses (30 credits from)

112.702 International Agri-Food Marketing Strategies 15 credits

112.743 Cooperative Governance and Management 15 credits

119.731 Topics in Agricultural Extension and Consultancy 15 credits
R 111755

125.700 Managerial Finance 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 125330

152.702 Advanced Strategic Management 30 credits

152.707 Leading and Changing Organisations 30 credits
R 152709, 152705

152.725 Building Export and Import Businesses 30 credits

156.700 Essentials of Marketing 30 credits
R 156741, 115104, 115116

188.751 Advanced Zero Waste for Sustainability 30 credits

235.702 Māori Resource and Environmental Management - Whenua 15 credits

Part Two (60 credits from)

152.894 Professional Practice 60 credits
R 114895

Banking and Finance (150 credits)

No new enrolments

Part One

Compulsory course (30 credits from)

125.700 Managerial Finance 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 125330

or an approved 30 credit 700-level Finance (125 prefix) course

Banking subject course (30 credits from)

137.710 The Theory and Management of Banking 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 137701, 137702

Finance subject courses (30 credits from)

125.732 Advanced Corporate Finance 30 credits
P 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required

125.740 Advanced Investment Analysis 30 credits
P 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required

125.781 Advanced Financial Risk Management 30 credits
P 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required C 125700

Part Two (60 credits from)

137.897 Professional Practice 60 credits

Communication (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course

219.702 Management Communication 30 credits

Subject courses (60 credits from)

219.703 Perspectives in Business Communication 30 credits

219.704 International and Intercultural Communication 30 credits

219.706 Strategic Public Relations 30 credits

Part Two

219.888 Professional Practice 60 credits

Enterprise Development (180 credits)

No new enrolments

Part One

Subject courses (120 credits from)

152.700 Organisation and Management 30 credits

152.704 Business and Sustainability 30 credits
R 115783

152.731 Innovation and New Ventures 30 credits
R 26441, 52731

152.752 Project Management 30 credits

Part Two

152.894 Professional Practice 60 credits
R 114895

Financial Economics (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course

178.703 The Theory and Practice of Economics 30 credits

Finance subject courses (30 credits from)

125.700 Managerial Finance 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 125330

125.732 Advanced Corporate Finance 30 credits
P 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required

125.740 Advanced Investment Analysis 30 credits
P 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required

125.781 Advanced Financial Risk Management 30 credits
P 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required C 125700

Economics subject courses (30 credits from)

178.712 International Monetary Economics 30 credits
P 178703 or 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required

178.718 Health Economics 30 credits

178.719 Climate Change Economics and Policy 30 credits

178.755 Economic Growth, International and Development Economics 30 credits

Part Two (60 credits from)

178.896 Professional Practice 60 credits

Health Service Management (150 credits)

No new enrolments

Part One

Compulsory course

152.742 Health Systems Management 30 credits
R 250742

Subject courses (60 credits from)

152.743 Health Law and Policy 30 credits
R 250743

152.746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management 30 credits
R 250746

157.701 Health Information Management 30 credits
R 157711, 157733, 158759

Part Two

152.894 Professional Practice 60 credits
R 114895

Human Resource Management (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course

114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations 30 credits

Subject courses (60 credits from)

114.709 Managing the Employment Relationship 30 credits

114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour 30 credits

114.735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy 30 credits
R 114725

114.761 International Human Resource Management 30 credits

Part Two

152.894 Professional Practice 60 credits
R 114895

International Business (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course

152.725 Building Export and Import Businesses 30 credits

Subject courses (60 credits from)

152.726 Growing Multinational Enterprises 30 credits
P 152725 or Appraisal Required

152.727 Managing Multinational Enterprises 30 credits
P 152725 or Appraisal Required

Part Two

152.894 Professional Practice 60 credits
R 114895

Journalism (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course selection (90 credits from)

115.790 Special Topic 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

219.712 Advanced News Journalism 30 credits

219.713 Advanced Audio-Visual Journalism 30 credits

219.714 Journalism and Society 30 credits

219.715 Advanced Data and Investigative Journalism 30 credits

Any approved 15 or 30 credit course from the Master of Business Studies or Master of Analytics schedules.

Part Two

219.888 Professional Practice 60 credits

Management (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course

152.700 Organisation and Management 30 credits

Subject courses (60 credits from)

114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour 30 credits

152.702 Advanced Strategic Management 30 credits

152.704 Business and Sustainability 30 credits
R 115783

152.707 Leading and Changing Organisations 30 credits
R 152709, 152705

152.742 Health Systems Management 30 credits
R 250742

152.752 Project Management 30 credits

157.748 Advanced Management, Analytics, and Decision Making 30 credits
R 157216

Part Two

152.894 Professional Practice 60 credits
R 114895

Marketing (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course selection (30 credits from)

156.700 Essentials of Marketing 30 credits
R 156741, 115104, 115116

156.742 Advanced Consumer Behaviour 30 credits
P 156700 or Appraisal Required C 156700

Subject courses (60 credits from)

156.756 Digital Marketing 30 credits
P 156700 or Appraisal Required R 156755

156.757 Marketing Strategy 30 credits
P 156700 or Appraisal Required R 156743

156.758 Marketing for Social Change 30 credits

Part Two

156.894 Professional Practice 60 credits

Organisational Technology Management (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course

157.748 Advanced Management, Analytics, and Decision Making 30 credits
R 157216

Subject courses (60 credits from)

152.752 Project Management 30 credits

157.749 Technology Innovation Management 30 credits

Part Two

152.894 Professional Practice 60 credits
R 114895

Sustainability (150 credits)

Part One

Compulsory course

152.704 Business and Sustainability 30 credits
R 115783

Subject courses (60 credits from)

152.728 Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility 30 credits

152.730 Advanced Contemporary Issues in Sustainability 30 credits

178.719 Climate Change Economics and Policy 30 credits

Part Two

152.894 Professional Practice 60 credits
R 114895