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Postgraduate Otago Business School expanded delivery paper options 2021

The online versions of these papers cannot be selected through eVision. To apply go to Online learning at Otago in 2021: How to apply.

Master of Business Data Science

Seven compulsory core papers, plus project:

  • BSNS 401 The Environment of Business and Economics
  • COSC 430 Advanced Database Topics (Form 6 coming via Sciences)
  • INFO 408 Management of Large Scale Data
  • INFO 411 Machine Learning and Data Mining
  • INFO 420 Statistical Techniques for Data Science
  • INFO 424 Adaptive Business Intelligence

One of:

Master of Sustainable Business

Four compulsory papers (20 points each), plus project:

  • MANT 414  Research Process
  • MANT 437  Organisations and Sustainability
  • MANT 450  Governance and Social Responsibility (now a formal distance paper)
  • MANT 451  Strategic Change and Innovation
  • MANT 501 Applied Project (now a formal distance paper)

The following three electives will be available online or via distance. Further online electives are being developed:

  • BSNS 401 The Environment of Business and Economics
  • MANT 455 Leadership Development
  • MANT 443 Special Topic: Advanced Organisations and Sustainability*

* While not listed in the regulations, students are permitted to credit this to the programme using a Course Variation.

Master of Finance

Seven papers from the following list of online/distance papers; must include FINC 580:

* Students are highly recommended to complete ACFI 459 prior to commencing FINC 580

Master of International Business

Three compulsory papers:

Four papers from the following list:

  • BSNS 401 The Environment of Business & Economics
  • TOUR 422 Tourism and Global Environmental Change
  • MANT 437 Organisations and Sustainability*
  • MANT 451 Strategic Change and Innovation*
  • MANT 443 Advanced Organisations and Sustainability*
  • MANT 450 Governance and Social Responsibility* (now a formal distance paper)
  • MANT 456 Operations Excellence*

* While not listed in the regulations, students are permitted to credit this to the programme using a Course Variation

Plus one of the following:

Master of Marketing

Three compulsory papers (20 points each):

Four of the following elective papers, including at least two MART papers (20 points each):

Plus one of the following project papers (40 points each):

Master of Professional Accounting

10 specified papers at 20-points each, plus a 40-point project:

Master of Tourism

Core

Plus one additional 400-level TOUR paper – discuss paper selection with the Department of Tourism.

Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce

The following PGDipCom subject areas are available for online study in 2021.

Progression from the PGDipCom to the Masters of Commerce is not currently available online. Students considering progressing to the Masters of Commerce in the future should first discuss their plans with the Department and ensure that they enrol in the relevant research methods papers.

PGDipCom in Accounting

Six of the following papers:

Additional 300-level papers may be required of students who have not majored in Accounting in a Bachelors degree.

PGDipCom in Finance

The six following papers:


PGDipCom in International Business

Six 20 point papers as approved by the Director, International Business.
See the Master of International Business for potential papers.

PGDipCom in Management

Six of the following papers:

  • MANT 437 Organisations and Sustainability
  • MANT 450 Governance and Social Responsibility (now a formal distance paper)
  • MANT 451 Strategic Change and Innovation
  • MANT 454 Global Management
  • MANT 455 Leadership Development
  • MANT 456 Operations Excellence
  • MANT 460 Advanced Global Business Strategy

PGDipCom in Marketing

Six of the following papers:

PGDipCom in Tourism

Plus five of the following papers:

  • TOUR 411 Tourist Culture
  • TOUR 416 Tourism Entrepreneurship and Business
  • TOUR 421 Special Topic: Global Hospitality Operations
  • TOUR 422 Tourism and Global Environmental Change
  • TOUR 426 Event Management