Quick Notes on studying MBA programs in New Zealand:
Duration of MBA Programs in New Zealand:
MBA programs in New Zealand are between 1 and 2 years in duration with generally most MBAs being of 1.5 years.
Work Experience for MBA Programs in New Zealand:
Most MBA programmes in New Zealand require between 2 and 5 years of work experience after your graduation. Students who do not qualify for an MBA in New Zealand because of lack of work experience generally take up a Post Graduate Diploma in New Zealand.
MBA in New Zealand requires a GMAT eg. Canterbury University in New Zealand requires a minimum GMAT of 600 while University of Otago and Victoria University of Wellington will require at least 550 in GMAT. There are some programs that do not essentially require GMAT eg. Auckland Institute of Studies (AIT St Helen) may accept a student on an MBA without GMAT.
Students mostly opt for studying Masters in New Zealand rather than an MBA. This is especially considering that since most MBAs need high level of work experience, your employability in New Zealand after the MBA is better once you have gathered good amount of work experience.
English Language Requirement:
You need to appear for an IELTS test and the recommended score is 6.5 band overall with no individual module being lower then 5.5 band.
You could register, prepare and appear for this test in about a month’s time from the time you decide to take one. 2 to 3 IELTS test dates are available each month. If you wish to register for the IELTS test, you can contact us and we can help you (for free)
15 Years Education Accepted for MBA:
If you wish to study an MBA in New Zealand or a New Zealand Masters, you can directly apply after your Bachelors. This means you will immediately start your Masters in Zealand in the same year that you finish your degree program in India
Work Experience for MBA Programs in New Zealand:
Work in New Zealand during studies:
You can work up to 20 hrs per week (like most other countries) during study period and full-time (generally 40 hrs per week) during scheduled holidays. You can take care of your living expenses this way (min. wage is NZ $12 per hour)
Work in New Zealand after studies (Job Search Visa in New Zealand):
After successful course completion, you will automatically get a 12 months ‘Work Permit’. You can work full-time in any job of your choice. But remember, if you are aiming a NZ Permanent Residency, then you have to find a job relevant to your course (that you have completed in NZ).
Some MBA programs in New Zealand are listed below:
|University||Location||Course||Duration||Work Experience Requirement||GMAT||Fees|
|Auckland University of Technology AUT New Zealand||Auckland New Zealand||MBA||12 to 18 months||5 years||May be required for students who have not finished their bachelors in NZ||NZ$46,410|
|Canterbury University New Zealand||Christchurch New Zealand||MBA||15 months||5 years||GMAT of 600 is required||NZ$51,396|
|University of Auckland New Zealand||Auckland New Zealand||MBA||is only available part time. Students can do the Post Graduate Diploma in Business for 2 years and thereafter spend another year to complete the MBA. The average age of students in class is 32 years with 11 years of experience approx.|
|University of Otago New Zealand||Otago New Zealand||MBA||14 to 20 months||3 years||GMAT 550 is required||NZ$45240|
|Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand||Victoria New Zealand||MBA||16 months||5 years||GMAT 550 is required||NZ$26995|
|UUNZ Institute of Business New Zealand||Auckland New Zealand||MBA||18 to 24 months||3 years but depends from case to case||GMAT not required||NZ$3000 per paper|
|Auckland Institute of Studies (AIT St Helen) New Zealand||Auckland New Zealand||MBA International Business||18 months||2 years||GMAT not required||NZ$31,950|
|Auckland Institute of Studies (AIT St Helen) New Zealand||Auckland New Zealand||MBA Finance||18 months||2 years||GMAT not required||NZ$31,950|
|Auckland Institute of Studies (AIT St Helen) New Zealand||Auckland New Zealand||MBA Marketing||18 months||2 years||GMAT not required||NZ$31,950|
|Auckland Institute of Studies (AIT St Helen) New Zealand||Auckland New Zealand||MBA Operations and Logistics||18 months||2 years||GMAT not required||NZ$31,950|
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