Regulations - Business And Economics


The Degree of Master of Business Administration – MBA

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this degree, a student must have:

a either

(i) completed the requirements for a relevant Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in at least 90 points in the most advanced courses, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(iii) (a) completed the requirements for a relevant Bachelors degree as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(b) completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b normally, at least three years’ relevant management experience approved by Senate or its representative

and

c provided appropriate references and completed any additional tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by Senate or its representative.

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve the admission of a student:

a who has attained extensive relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent by Senate or its representative to the requirements in Regulation 1a

and

b who has at least three years’ relevant management experience approved by Senate or its representative

and

c who has provided appropriate references and completed any additional tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by Senate or its representative.

Note: A relevant undergraduate degree may be in business, engineering, humanities, sciences or technology.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student admitted to this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 180 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c must not exceed 220 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Business Administration Schedule.

5 A student enrolled for this degree must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in the first 60 points of taught courses. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Business Administration cannot continue.

6 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

7 A student enrolled for this degree who has been credited for another degree or diploma with any courses the same or similar to those listed for this degree, is to substitute for each course so credited an alternative course approved by Senate or its representative.

8 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Director of the Programme prior to enrolment.

Reassignment

9 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for this degree to the Postgraduate Certificate in Business.

Variations

10 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2019 regulations for the Degree of Master of Business Administration were thereby repealed.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Schedule

Requirement:

BUSMBA 700

135 points from BUSMBA 701–708, 714, 750–753, 760

7.5 points from BUSMBA 709, 710, 713

7.5 points from BUSMBA 711, 712, 713

30 points: BUSMBA 770 Project

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