The Otago MBA is the leading master in business administration programme in New Zealand. Spanning almost four decades of experience, our students are engaged in successful professional roles with high-profile businesses. We lead the pack by embracing the future and staying ahead. Our curriculum reflects our forward-thinking and progressive culture.
Global Perspective: In the highly competitive and fast changing global economy, the ability to manage international business and cultural diversity is important for career advancement. Our strong global perspective, diversity of our classes, and opportunities for international exchange to renowned universities worldwide prepare you to succeed in this business environment.
Career Development: Our comprehensive programme goes well beyond the academic syllabus to include career development guidance, practical experience and networking activities. Joining us, you will acquire the skills and confidence to handle challenges in the real world. Our students routinely demonstrate the ability to deliver results and become successful business leaders on the global stage.
The Outdoor Adventure. What's more, you will be studying in New Zealand, a country world renowned for its lovely scenery, in a campus ranked amongst the world's most beautiful and in Otago which is well known for its ski fields, beautiful lakes, vineyards, orchards, beaches and outdoor activities.
The Otago MBA class is a rich multicultural mix of people from a variety of professional backgrounds. We are committed to providing this diverse international environment and candidates are carefully selected on this basis.
From all corners of the world, our alums and students recorded their selfies about their experience during their Otago MBA journey and after graduation. As student exchange is very much an integral part of the Otago MBA experience, students also talked about their international exchange to other renowned MBA programmes. Click on and enjoy the video below:
New Zealand is world renowned for its beautiful scenery and is frequently the country of choice for the production of block buster movies. The University of Otago is the first university to have been built in New Zealand and is located in Dunedin, a city in the Otago Province. Otago is well known for its ski fields, beautiful lakes, vineyards, orchards, beaches and outdoor activities. The Otago Peninsula which is only a few minute drive away from the University is renowned for its fantastic scenery and as a sanctuary for wildlife. Additionally, the lovely Dunedin Botanic Garden is only few minute walk away from the campus. With much to offer, Otago is an idyllic place to pursue your postgraduate studies and master in business administration degree.
Our application process includes an online form, an interview and a Skype presentation.
Minimum MBA entry requirements:
- an undergrad degree
- 3 year work experience
- A good GMAT score
- IELTS of 6.5 for non-native English speakers
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