Study business and management and invest in your future
Why study business or management in New Zealand?
Kick-start your business career by studying abroad in New Zealand. You’ll gain internationally-recognised qualifications and the practical skills to transform existing businesses or start your own.
Leading academics will support you to think critically, develop your own ideas and relate them to real-life business situations. You’ll carry out project work in the industry, network with business leaders, and take part in internships, study tours, and business competitions.
Stay safe by choosing New Zealand for your business or management studies overseas. Friendly, welcoming and inclusive, New Zealand is ranked the second most peaceful nation on Earth.
Our relaxed lifestyle encourages you to balance your studies with time off to follow your interests and explore the country. New Zealand has it all, from beautiful natural environments to vibrant modern cities – without the crowds.
Work while you study
Working while studying can be a good way to gain New Zealand work experience and help support you while you’re studying abroad.
Student visa holders may be able to work up to 20 hours per week and full-time during scheduled holidays, depending on their program of study. Masters by research or Ph.D. students may work full-time throughout their studies.
You can find out more about working while studying on Immigration New Zealand’s Study + Work website.
Launch your career
Business or management students in New Zealand gain a world-class education and globally-recognised qualifications. They develop vital capability skills such as flexibility, teamwork and project management; learn to be effective in multicultural and Western business environments, and develop strong networks of contacts.
If you want to stay here after graduating, New Zealand is a great place to do business. It was ranked second out of 189 countries on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index in 2015, third out of 42 countries on the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom in 2015, and 17th out of 144 countries on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitive Index in 2014-15.