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Postgraduate study in Management

Further explore the issues facing individuals and organisations in the workplace today

Study postgraduate Management at Otago and focus on an area that fascinates you. Develop your understanding to a high level. Your advanced qualification will provide you with a great advantage when applying for jobs, or you can use it as the basis for an academic career.

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The Department offers the following postgraduate programmes:

Diploma for Graduates (DipGrad)

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours (BCom(Hons))

This combines a taught component with a compulsory research dissertation taken over two semesters (full-time).

Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (PGDipCom)

This is primarily a taught-course programme taken over two semesters (full-time). 

Master of Sustainable Business (MSusBus)

This combines a taught component taken over two semesters (full-time), followed by an applied or research project.

Master of Commerce (MCom)

This is usually a research thesis only degreee taken over one calendar year starting at any time. It can alternatively combine a taught component taken over two semesters (full-time) leading to the Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (PGDipCom) - see above, followed by a substantial research thesis.

Master of Entrepreneurship (MEntr)

The programme is suitable for graduates of any discipline, and your own business idea is the vehicle for exploring all elements of the entrepreneurial skill-set.

Read about the Master of Entrepreneurship (MEntr)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

This is awarded on the basis of submission of a research thesis only.

Doctoral scholarship

If you completed your postgraduate study in New Zealand and have a sufficiently high GPA, you may be eligible for an scholarship to complete your PhD study at Otago.

Check your eligibility