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Get down to business and prepare yourself for a career in the corporate world, government, or the non-profit sector

Otago Business School has the qualification to match your interests and career ambitions – no matter what your background.

The School is ranked #1 for research in New Zealand

The Otago MBA is ranked #1 in New Zealand

95% of graduates go directly into work or on to further study

Offers flexible course structure

Business matters

At Otago Business School, we believe business has a big role to play in a better future.

Why you should study at the Otago Business School

Learn from some of the best-qualified and world-leading lecturers in New Zealand. In the end, it comes down to a high quality education that will enable you to achieve your career goals.


The School has a well-deserved reputation for producing outstanding graduates in all fields of business. One of the best things about Otago is our flexible degree structure.

For your bachelor's degree, you'll need to choose a major subject. This is what you'll specialise in. With most degrees, you can optionally add a minor subject (which is like a mini specialisation), and a mix of papers from other subjects.

When you select a subject below, you'll be taken to the department website that specialises in that subject.

If you already have a university degree, you may be more interested in our postgraduate qualifications

Our research

Otago Business School researchers are involved with a wide variety of research projects. These projects have the potential to contribute real value to the wider community, business, government, and the not-for-profit sector.

Find out more about our work

Research feature

A sustainable future: Rebuilding Aotearoa

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development agreement set 17 global goals to achieve peace and prosperity.
Read about what the Otago Business School is doing in this vital area of research (PDF)

Towards a sustainable economy

The Research Network for Sustainable Business is a hub for research on moving towards a sustainable economy and work with business, civil society and policy makers to promote transformative change.

Research Network for Sustainable Business

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