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Part-time MBA on-campus electives

As Otago MBA students, you may choose a set of specialised elective courses based on your career interest and aspiration. An extensive range of University of Otago Business School elective courses are offered to Otago MBA students. At the Otago Business School, you enjoy world class teaching standards in the area of business administration.

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Elective subject areas

Elective courses are available in the popular areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing, healthcare management, tourism and entrepreneurship.


  • Accounting Theory
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Management Accounting

Entrepreneurship (also offered in Queenstown)

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Finance for Entrepreneurs
  • New Venture Planning
  • Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship
  • Arts and Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Managing for growth


  • Advanced Finance Theory
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Studies in Capital Markets
  • Advanced Empirical Finance
  • Derivative Securities
  • Advanced International Financial Management
  • Financial Risk Management

Healthcare management

  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Society, Health and Public Policy
  • Health and Environment
  • Health Economics
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Systems
  • Social Research Methods
  • Hauroa Māori Health Issues
  • Pharmacoeconomics and drug Evaluation
  • Medicines Information
  • Medicine Management
  • Principles of Health informatics
  • Health Information System


  • Advanced Organisation Theory
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Policy
  • Small Business Management
  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Human Resource Development
  • Advanced Operations Management
  • Advanced Industrial Relations
  • Advanced Human Resource Management
  • Advanced International Management
  • Advanced General Management
  • Management in Asia
  • Management in Latin America


  • Marketing Theory
  • Research Methods
  • Advanced Marketing Analysis
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Advanced International Marketing
  • Food Marketing
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Advanced Societal Issues in Marketing
  • Branding
  • Financial Aspects of Marketing and Pricing
  • Advertising and Society
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Retailing
  • Channels and Marketing Logistics
  • Internet Marketing


  • Tourist Culture
  • Tourism and the Natural World
  • Entrepreneurship in Tourism
  • Tourism Analysis
  • Destination Management Strategies
  • Tourism and Regional Development
  • Current Issues in Tourism

This list is subject to change without notice.

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