Massey Business School is one of New Zealand’s leading and largest business schools and has been an integral part of New Zealand for 50 years.
We provide on-campus, online, and blended learning options for domestic and international students.
Under the QS World University subject rankings, we are ranked:
- in the top 150 globally for Communications and Media Studies
- top 200 for Accounting and Finance
- top 300 for Economics and Econometrics and Business and Management Studies.
Under the Shanghai global ranking of academic subjects, we are:
- number 1 in New Zealand for Business Administration and Communication
- number 2 in New Zealand for Management and Economics.
With campuses in Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington, we offer study and research across all aspects of business expertise and leadership, together with the Massey School of Aviation.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi at Massey
We are deeply committed to being a Tiriti-led university, demonstrating authentic leadership in contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand as we uphold te Tiriti o Waitangi, the founding document of our nation, and its principles through our practice. We embrace this not just as an obligation but as a real opportunity for the nation and its people.
Study with us
Develop the skills and knowledge needed to lead a successful career in business, aviation or property.
We also offer professional qualifications (eg Master of Business Administration), short courses and bespoke training for professionals and businesses.
Our academic research enhances knowledge across a broad range of business and organisational disciplines.
Find out about our people, schools, rankings, accreditations, support services and strategy.
Industry, alumni and community
Massey Business School works closely with with industry, our alumni and our community to improve business, communities and society.
Who we are
Our people make us who we are. Meet senior leaders in the Massey Business School.
Professor Jonathan Elms
Jonathan holds the Sir Stephen Tindall Chair Professor in Retail Management and is the founding Director of the Centre for Advanced Retail Studies in New Zealand. Before Massey, he spent seven years at the Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling.
Associate Professor Jo Cullinane
Jo’s academic background is in strategic management and human resource management. She joined Massey University as Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor in August 2017, having previously worked in roles in the UK such as Academic Dean at Coventry University in London and Director of Learning and Teaching in the Business Faculty, University of Greenwich.
Professor Fawzi Laswad
Fawzi is a highly regarded accountancy researcher, with specific research and teaching interests in financial reporting and accounting education. He has expertise in professional accountancy and has served on numerous professional boards and committees.
Mr Ashok Poduval
Ashok has been a training captain with Indian Airlines and Gulf Air and has over 12,500 hours of airline jet flying experience. He has held corporate positions with IATA and Gulf Air and is a frequent international presenter and consultant.
Professor Stephen Croucher
Stephen was listed in the top 1 per cent of all communication scholars globally from 2012–2016. An award-winning and widely published scholar, his research expertise is in immigrant cultural adaptation, religion and communication, statistics, and conflict.
Professor Martin Berka
Martin is a Professor of Macroeconomics and a director of the New Zealand Centre for Macroeconomics. He is also a Fellow of the Asian Bureau for Financial and Economic Research. Martin's primary research interests lie in international finance, open economy macroeconomics, and monetary economics.
Professor Jo Bensemann
Jo became the Head of School for the School of Management in 2019, after five years as Associate Head of School. Her academic background is in human resource management, tourism and entrepreneurship. She maintains research interests in entrepreneurship and innovation, agribusiness and family business, along with women and work.
Professor Matt Roskruge
Matthew Roskruge (Te Atiawa, Ngāti Tama) is a Rutherford Discovery Fellow, Director of Te Au Rangahau, Associate Dean Māori and Professor in the School of Economics and Finance.
He has an academic background in health and population economics, and researches as an applied economist and social scientist.
Professor Dr Dr Jens Mueller
Jens has been a CEO and Director in global firms, including more than 9 years as Board Director for the $1+ Billion PHARMAC Crown entity, an advisor to Governments and corporate leaders and is also a Licensed Immigration Adviser.
Brigit is a graduate of Massey University with a long career in administration within the university. As the recently appointed College Executive Manager, she is responsible for leading a team of administrative staff to deliver comprehensive general administration and academic administration services for the Massey Business School.
Our college is home to five schools. We also offer executive education.
The School of Accountancy is a quality accounting and business law education and research faculty.
Massey's School of Aviation offers New Zealand's only aviation degrees. Study aviation management or qualify as a pilot.
Kick-start your communication, journalism or marketing career.
The School of Economics and Finance is a New Zealand centre of expertise in finance, banking, economics and property.
The School of Management is the largest and one of the most highly-respected management school in New Zealand.
Massey Business School offers professional qualifications, short courses and bespoke training for professionals and businesses.
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A collaboration between the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University will help upskill the workforce dedicated to providing financial mentoring services across Aotearoa New Zealand.
Sport was a major part of alumnus Brendan Bourke’s childhood. Now, he plays a crucial role in the organisation of major sporting events in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally.
The School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing recently welcomed marketing expert Professor Bodo Lang to its ranks.
One of the world’s top journalism bodies, the US Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications ( ACEJMC) has voted unanimously to re-accredit the journalism programme at Te Kunenga ki Purehuroa Massey University.