Study business - undergraduate

World-leading and unique qualifications

Massey Business School offers world-leading and unique qualifications across our areas of expertise. The Bachelor of Business is our flagship qualification – with a long history of research-led teaching combined with on-the-ground practical learning such as our internship programme.

Within six months of graduation, approximately 85% of Massey’s Bachelor of Business graduates are employed in the business area of their choice in New Zealand or internationally.

Bachelor of Business (BBus)

Up until 2016 this degree was called the Bachelor of Business Studies. Some key changes in how the qualification works have been made. This includes a core group of subjects that will give you a strong business foundation along with the leadership, teamwork, communication and critical thinking skills to make you a sought-after employee.

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Internship programme

Massey University has strong connections with industry – with a well-established internship programme with those businesses. This gives you the real-world experience with potential employers before you even graduate.

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Pathways to study

Our areas of study range from accountancy to aviation and management to marketing. We also offer 'pathway' programmes if you need to upskill before you start studying towards a business degree.

What would you like to study?

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Accountancy

Gain the skills and confidence to measure the big decisions affecting modern organisations and societies. The Bachelor of Accountancy is unique in New Zealand.

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Aviation

Massey University is the only place in New Zealand where you can turn your passion for aviation into a university qualification.

Communication

Communication and related disciplines are essential to today's business environment. The Bachelor of Communication is unique to Massey.

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Economics

An economics degree from Massey will provide you with ways of thinking about the world, how to make the best of what we have and how to improve on it.
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

This major is not available in 2017 but again in 2018. You can start your Bachelor of Business in another major and change in your second year to this major, should you wish.

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FINANCE

You’ll graduate from the Bachelor of Business Studies (Finance) with superior decision-making skills so you can be one step ahead of the pack within the field of business finance.

Human Resource Management

The BBS (Human Resource Management) will give you the theoretical and practical skills you need to have a successful career in human resource management.

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(BUSINESS) INFORMATION SYSTEMS

This major is not available in 2017 but again in 2018. You can start your Bachelor of Business in another major and change in your second year to this major, should you wish.

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

This major is not available in 2017 but again in 2018. You can start your Bachelor of Business in another major and change in your second year to this major, should you wish.

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MARKETING

You will gain sound knowledge of marketing principles, how to apply them and how to evaluate them. You will learn how to lead the way in marketing the world’s future innovations.

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MANAGEMENT

Your study of management at Massey will teach you to think independently and analytically, helping you understand how to use the information you have at hand to solve issues that you face.

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PROPERTY

Studying property  at Massey gives you the expertise and confidence to access exciting opportunities in this dynamic and growing industry.

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Retail and Business Management

This unique qualification is New Zealand’s first degree focused solely on the retail sector, created in response to a demand from employers for qualified graduates with sound managerial skills and retail industry knowledge.

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Sport Management

Gain the business, communication and management skills that you will need to join the exciting world of sport management and meet the demands of the growing sport industry in New Zealand.

Your Guide to Business

This publication gives an overview of undergraduate qualifications in business at Massey University.

Pathways

Certificates, diplomas and other programmes

If you wish to do a short qualification for professional development, or do not have the pre-requisites for the programme you wish to study, we offer a number of certificates and diplomas to help you upskill.

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