Master of Management (Enterprise Development)

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Take the next step

The Master of Management will increase your business knowledge to help move your career in a new direction.You don’t have to have a qualification in business to undertake this master’s.

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What is it like?

Massey University’s Master of Management will give you an international perspective on management and business, building on your communication skills to learn how to work with management at a senior level.

The enterprise development major enables students to engage with the theory of entrepreneurship in relation to how it is practised in New Zealand and also internationally.  There is a focus on opportunity recognition and development, allowing you to identify and craft your own ideas.

Take advantage of our expertise

Massey has been teaching in the area of enterprise development and entrepreneurship for over 25 years. Our lecturers are passionate about entrepreneurship and enterprise development and are actively researchers. Massey contributes to enterprise development through leadership in teaching, research, consultancy and advocacy. We emphasise research-based education and the practical application of theory.

Internationally-recognised

Massey’s Master of Management is an internationally-recognised qualification. You will learn from our business experts - Massey University is the largest and one of the most highly respected management schools in New Zealand.

Massey University’s business and management studies rank in the top 250 (by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings). We are also ranked in the top 150 universities worldwide for business administration programmes by the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

This masters requires you to have an undergraduate degree, but this does not have to be in a business subject.

Learn from leading business experts

The Massey Business School is one of the country’s leading and largest business schools - it is ranked among the top two per cent of business schools globally and is AACSB accredited.

You will learn from well-respected academics and business experts, gaining an international perspective on the major that you choose.

You will take the next step of management study from your undergraduate qualification. Massey’s Master of Management will give you an international perspective on management, building on your communication skills to learn how to work with management at a senior level.

Take less of your time

You can complete this qualification in 1.5 years of full-time study. If you study part-time the qualification takes between 2.5 and five years.

Rigorous study

The Master of Management is a rigorous programme, where students are expected to achieve at a high level. This is reflected in the quality of our graduates, and contributes to the reputation of the qualification.

If you wish to progress to a PhD upon completion, you should enrol in a Master of Business.

Why postgraduate study?

Postgraduate study is hard work but hugely rewarding and empowering. The workload of the Master of Management replicates the high-pressure environment of senior workplace roles. Our experts are there to guide but if you have come from undergraduate study, you will find that this programme demands more in-depth and independent study.

Not just more of the same

Postgraduate study is not just ‘more of the same’ undergraduate study. It takes you to a new level in knowledge and expertise.

A good fit if you:

  • Have an undergraduate degree (not necessarily in business), and would like to study enterprise development in more depth
  • Would like to learn the skills that will help progress your career into management or a higher level of management
  • Are interested in a professional practice qualification that is primarily a taught programme

Careers

If you would like to progress into a management role, or are interested in progressing into a higher level of management, the Master of Management can facilitate this progression.

Sought after by employers

International trends are for employers to reward postgraduate study well, especially in larger enterprises. The skills you learn are increasingly recognised as setting you apart from other potential employees.

Earn more

A Ministry of Education report found that:

  • Earnings and employment rates increase with the level of qualification completed
  • Five years after leaving study, most young domestic graduates will be earning above the national median earnings
  • Young masters graduates earn 86 per cent more than the national median
  • Good careers are associated with better health, better wellbeing and more satisfying lives
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