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If you dream of being successful in today’s competitive global economy, then studying business at Massey University is right for you. You will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in business or government administration. We offer you a great choice of leading undergraduate and postgraduate business programmes covering a full range of business disciplines and specialities.
Massey Business School is internationally accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) as being in the top 5% of global business colleges. AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognised form of specialised/professional accreditation that an institution and its business programs can earn.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the global body for professional accountants. ACCA offers business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.
Massey’s communication programmes are the only New Zealand communication programmes outside of the US to be recognised by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC). This acknowledges Massey's "good connections with industry, its commitment to constant improvement, its strong leadership and large research output".
Massey's Executive MBA programme has been accredited by the Association of MBAs - the global organisation that focuses on international business school accreditation. We have programme-specific endorsements in accountancy, finance and aviation.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA) represents over 30,000 members in New Zealand and more than 90 other countries. Accounting students at Massey can register as a CA's Student Affiliate and have the connection to a career in business and accounting.
Massey University is a CFA Programme Partner. Partners are recognised as academic leaders and champions of practical, relevant, and thought-provoking investment education programmes around the world. The CFA charter has been described by The Economist newspaper as the “gold standard” in the investment management profession. Massey's Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance is the only master’s programme in New Zealand endorsed by the CFA.
The accountancy programmes at Massey University have been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. They have 172,000 members and students in 165 countries.
Accountancy programmes at Massey University have been accredited by CPA Australia. This is one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with a membership of around 150,000 finance, accounting and business professionals. Core services include education, continuing professional development, technical support and advocacy for the profession. The CPA designation is recognised globally, with members in 121 countries.
The Bachelor of Aviation programme at Massey is ISO-9001-2008 certified and holds the unique distinction of holding an Equivalence Approval from the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority.
First Retail Group are experienced, innovative retail consultants, planners and strategists. This organisation is the proud supporter for Massey University’s Centre for Advanced Retail Studies(CARS) – the only research centre in New Zealand focused on this exciting, diverse, dynamic and growing industry.
The Institute of Financial Advisors is New Zealand's professional body for advice practitioners in financial planning, insurance, investment and estate planning with links to 25 countries through the Financial Planning Standards Board.
Massey Business School and IMNZ have a collaborative partnership to offer development pathways that transform talented people into valuable managers, visionary leaders and global executives.
The Property Institute of New Zealand (PINZ) accredits the Bachelor of Business (Property). It is a national organisation representing property professionals with more than 2500 members working in a broad range of fields throughout New Zealand and the world.
The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world, and to equip today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow. Massey Business School has been a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) since 2011.
The School of Aviation is an Air NZ Preferred Flight Training Organisation. After a rigorous selection process Air New Zealand chose four Preferred FTOs (PFTO) to provide airline-informed ab-initio flight training. Massey University is the only PFTO provider offering an integrated aviation degree.
Massey is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 150 universities for accounting and finance. QS is an organisation that ranks universities worldwide in various topics.
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 200 universities for business and management. QS is an organisation that ranks universities worldwide in various topics.
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 250 universities for economics and econometrics. QS is an organisation that ranks universities worldwide in various topics.
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 300 universities for law (business law). QS is an organisation that ranks universities worldwide in various topics.
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 250 universities for mathematics. QS is an organisation that ranks universities worldwide in various topics.
Massey University is the first tertiary institution outside of Australia to join the Qantas Group Future Pilot Program. Successful Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot) students will gain a pathway to fly for Jetstar New Zealand.
The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) accredits the Bachelor of Business (Property). It represents more than 14,000 real estate professionals nationwide. Their specialties include residential sales, rural, auctioneers, business brokers, commercial and industrial sales and leasing and residential property managers.
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredits Massey's Bachelor of Construction and Bachelor of Business (Property). This is a global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.
With around 4,200 members, Retail NZ is the leading retail trade association with a membership that represents over 65% of retail industry turnover. Retail NZ is one of the strategic partners for Massey University's Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS).
The Royal Aeronautical Society is the world's only professional body dedicated to the aerospace community. The group accredit all aviation programmes at Massey University, underlining that they meet the RAeS's international professional standards.
Massey University School of Aviation offers the Bachelor of Aviation Management and Master of Aviation via distance learning to international students enrolled via the Massey- SAA partnership. The Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA) is the internationally-recognised training arm of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. SAA is an ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Full Member, ICAO endorsed Government Safety Inspector Training Centre and ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre
The Master of Analytics (Business) is sponsored by the world’s leading business analytics software provider - SAS. That means that upon completion of that degree you will receive the globally-recognised SAS certification. This agreement was the first of its kind with a New Zealand university.
ServiceIQ is the industry training organisation (ITO) for the aviation, hospitality, retail, travel, tourism and museums sectors.
Massey University is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world in the subject area of communication by the Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. The ranking is determined by a series of indicators such as the number of papers authored by an institution in an academic subject, international collaboration on papers, and the number of staff winning awards in an academic subject.
Massey University is ranked no.1 in New Zealand for business administration and finance by the Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. The ranking is determined by a series of indicators such as the number of papers authored by an institution in an academic subject, international collaboration on papers, and the number of staff winning awards in an academic subject.
The Warehouse Group is New Zealand's largest retail group. This group consists of The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming and Torpedo7. The Warehouse group collaborates with Massey University's Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS) to help us realise our strategic objectives.
The Valuers Registration Board (VRB) accredits the Bachelor of Business (Property). It is an independent statutory body administered by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ).
If you need help with your English language skills before you start university, we have courses to help.
During my two-year degree, I had opportunities to discuss academic questions with fellow students from different nationalities, to get answers from experienced professors, spend time on research reports that were realistic, and experience exam questions where I could apply academic knowledge as well as real world experience.Andrea Li - NASDAQ - Accountant
Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance
I chose Massey’s programme, the only Master of Journalism in New Zealand, because it offered significant hands-on experience, was well-respected in the industry and gave me a chance to live in the lovely city of Wellington.Audrey Seaman
Master of Journalism
I chose Massey University as it is the biggest comprehensive university in New Zealand and it has good reputation in my home country of China.JI Li
Postgraduate Diploma in Business
I was immediately able to apply the skills and knowledge I learned at Massey to my work and they were a real boost to my professional career. In 2012 I was promoted to General Manager of the Aviation Safety and Regulations Department of CAAM.Lkhagvasuren Togtokhbayar - Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia
Master of Aviation
What I loved about this pathway was that it offered an interesting mix of business and communication papers, allowing me to navigate the evolving news media industry while gaining essential business and management skills.Norman Zafra
Master of Journalism
International students have a range of study options within our business study programmes. You can find out the most recent information by looking at Massey University’s latest International Prospectus.
The Mandarin speaker support network, based in Auckland, helps Mandarin-speaking business students get the most out of their business studies, get more involved in campus life and adjust to life in a new country.
Our friendly group of Mandarin-speakers includes current students, lecturers and other Massey staff.
Massey University has a number of connections with universities around the world. If you do not have the right requirements for the degree you wish to study, these universities offer courses in professional English and introductory business papers in your home country.
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City
University of Economics – University of Da Nang
Vietnam Cambodia Zaman University, Cambodia
Inner Mongolia Agricultural University
Anhui Uuniversity of Finance & Economics
Canvard College (Beijing Technology and Business University)
Sichuan International Studies University
East China University of Technology
North West Agricultural and Forest University
Nanjing University of Finance & Econ Nanjing Agricultural
University Fuzhou University of International Studies and Trade
Fujian Normal University
Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
Beijing Foreign Studies University
Taiwan National Chung Hsing University
Abacas Institute of Studies
Alpha Educational Institute
Aspiring Language Institute
ICL Graduate Business School
Kiwi Institute of Training and Education
Marsden Technical Institute
Newton College of Business and Technology
New Zealand College of Business (NZCB)
New Zealand Institute of Education (NZIE)
New Zealand School of Education (NZSE)
Premier Institute of Education
Tasman International Academies (TIA)
Find out more about the departments, staff and locations of the Massey Business School.
Every year Massey welcomes 5000 international students from 100 countries. Find out more about studying at Massey as an international student.