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Careers in business

What careers might you have once you've completed your business degree at Massey?

Bachelor of Business

More than any other business degree, the Bachelor of Business equips you with flexible and highly portable skills that employers welcome. Your skills will be useful across industries, in small businesses settings and within multi-national organisations.

Your career will be influenced by the major you choose - but some examples are:

  • Management accountant or financial accountant
  • Business, systems or information analyst
  • Public relations, communications manager, or media consultant
  • Economist, economic statistician, business/policy/risk analyst, economic forecaster, financial advisor or consultant
  • Small business manager, new venture initiator, or project manager
  • Financial analyst, investment banking analyst, sharebroker, or financial consultant
  • Human resource or recruitment manager, or facilitator in employment relations
  • International market developer, or dealer in exporting, licensing, and importing
  • Market researcher, marketing manager, or advertising and communication specialist
  • Professional sports administrator, sports marketer, or events manager
  • Property manager, property developer, or valuer.

Bachelor of Accountancy

With the unique Massey Bachelor of Accountancy to your name, you’ll be equipped for a diverse range of accountancy and financial roles in almost any industry, including:

  • Chartered accounting firms - audit, tax, business services, or consulting
  • Business - financial accounting, management accounting, or financial management
  • Finance, banking and public sectors

Our recent graduates have been employed by a variety of companies including the 'Big Four' international accounting and consulting firms – PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Deloitte, and Ernst and Young.

Bachelor of Retail and Business Management

Again, a unique degree only offered by Massey University, the BRBM opens up career options in management and leadership of the retail sector.

You will be prepared to take on management and leadership roles in areas such as marketing, merchandising, logistics, human resources, supply chain management or design and brand management.

The degree is specifically tailored for the industry's requirements, so the skills you will learn are those that the retail sector is seeking for their management staff.

Bachelor of Sport Management

Massey University’s Bachelor of Sport Management will equip you for a challenging and rewarding career, either in New Zealand and internationally.

The types of organisations you could work for include:

  • Regional and national sport organisations
  • Regional Sport Trusts
  • Community sport
  • Private or commercial sport entities
  • Sport development
  • Sport marketing
  • Sport communication
  • Local and regional councils
  • Sport facilities and venues
  • Sport events, both nationally and internationally

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