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Start your academic adventure with the Otago MBA

The Otago MBA is ranked #1 in New Zealand

Ko te MBA o Ōtākou kei te tihi o te maunga ki Aotearoa

(QS Online MBA Ranking 2022 #26 and #1 for Class Experience, QS Global MBA Rankings 2022 Top NZ MBA)

The Otago MBA is one of very few MBA programmes in the world to enjoy dual EQUIS and ACCSB accreditation

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A world-class MBA: online or on-campus

Established in 1976, the Otago MBA emphasises practical application of business theories through case studies, live cases and professional consulting engagements. Preparing students for careers anywhere in the world, we offer diversity in class and a rigorous practice-oriented curriculum with strong elements of international business.

For a reputable programme that ranks among the world’s best MBAs, our tuition fees are comparatively affordable. Additionally, the cost of living in Dunedin is among the lowest for New Zealand cities. What is more, Dunedin was voted most beautiful city in New Zealand, and the University of Otago campus is rated one of the top-15 most beautiful campuses in the world.

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On-campus MBA

Full-time or part-time in Dunedin

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Online MBA

Part-time, flexible location

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India Pathway

Online (India), on-campus (NZ)




Find out more about the Otago MBA China programme –English language version (PDF)


EFMD EQUIS Accredited

CEO Magazine Number 5 in the Global Online MBA Rankings 2020

CEO Magazine Tier One in the Global Online MBA Rankings 2020

QS MBA Ranking 2021 – 13

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