We'll connect you with investors, mentors and partners through our world-class networks, experience and knowledge at Massey.
From funding applications to talking with investors such as venture capital firms, a Massey qualification gets you proposal-ready.
Massey's Business School is ranked in the top 5% of business colleges worldwide by AACSB International.
What's your plan — your own start-up, being a big business innovator, or Aotearoa's next venture capital firm? Massey has you covered.
Benefit from our world-class networks, experience and knowledge. Connect with investors, mentors and partners. Compete for funding. Collaborate with the brightest minds on leading-edge business ideas. Or on business solutions to some of the world's biggest social and environmental problems.
Entrepreneurship and innovation is a good fit if you:
- enjoy business studies
- want to change business for the better
- like to think analytically and creatively.
Courses in entrepreneurship and innovation may cover:
- business strategy
- funding options and pitching for investment
- Māori and indigenous entrepreneurship
- product research and development
- testing business ideas
- value proposition design, which explores how to create products or services customers want to buy.
How to study entrepreneurship and innovation
Discover what we offer if you’re interested in entrepreneurship and innovation – whether you’re coming to university for the first time, changing direction or returning to advance your study or career.
Relevant undergraduate subjects to major or specialise in
When you apply to study at Massey, for some undergraduate qualifications you can choose what subject you’d like to specialise in. You can usually change your mind after you get to university, depending on the courses you enrol in.
PhD and other doctoral degrees
What our students say
“I completed the first half of my degree from Saudi Arabia. I’d been told that Massey has the best distance learning programmes.”
“The broad range of skills we learned during the programme – particularly accounting and start-up know-how, gave me the confidence to turn a hobby into a money-making enterprise.”
“Everything you learn can be applied which really starts to build your confidence. The future is exciting!”
ecentre: Develop your entrepreneurial mindset
Got a business idea? ecentre helps students and staff gain hands-on experience and knowledge to build a sustainable enterprise.
Join a community of like-minded entrepreneurs and innovators, supported by people who understand your goals.
Location: All campuses and available to distance students
Jobs in entrepreneurship and innovation
Entrepreneurship and innovation careers range from technology and business, agriculture to the environment. About 85% of Massey’s Bachelor of Business graduates are employed in the business area of their choice within six months of graduation.
Our work placements and internships mean many students have jobs before they even graduate. Or the confidence to tread their own path and start up on their own.
Entrepreneur and innovation careers include:
- agricultural or horticultural consultants
- CEOs or managing directors
- management consultants
- property developers
- sales and marketing managers
- start-up owner-operators.
Annual salary ranges for jobs
Salary ranges disclaimer
Indicative pay rates are:
- in New Zealand dollars
- based on careers.govt.nz data.
Which entrepreneurship and innovation qualification?
Examples of where qualifications may take you.
|Job||Examples of what you could study|
|Agricultural or horticultural consultant||Bachelor of Agribusiness|
|CEO or managing director in a large business||
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Master of Management (International Business)
Bachelor of Business (Management)
Master of Business Studies
|Sales or marketing manager||Master of Business Studies (Marketing)|
Accreditations and rankings
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