- We are New Zealand’s leading university, ranked 83rd in the QS World University Ranking 2020.
- Our Business School is in the 1% of business schools worldwide to hold Triple Crown accreditation from the leading international bodies: AACSB International, EFMD-EQUIS and AMBA.
- We are the most innovative university in New Zealand, ranked 39th in the Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities ranking.
Our Master of Commerce courses deliver research-informed learning through a combination of lectures, small class seminars and directed readings. Analytical and critical thinking skills are developed through seminars, workshops and small class discussions.
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s premier research-led university. With the country’s highest concentration of top-ranked researchers, Master of Commerce students will have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with outstanding academics, who are active researchers in their specialist fields. We have world-class supervisors who have a range of research interests. Find out more about our academic’s research on their staff profiles.
Business classes are held in the award-winning Sir Owen G Glenn Building. It contains lecture theatres, case rooms, computer labs, study rooms, a café and a bank. Master of Commerce students have access to a postgraduate lounge, dedicated labs and a Business Information Centre.
Our Business School ASB Careers Centre, voted “Best New Zealand University Careers Service” by the New Zealand Association of Graduate Employers in 2017, will help get your career in business off to a strong start.
It offers a range of services to assist you with career planning, delivered through a programme of skills workshops, employer interactions and individual support. We provide opportunities to network with employers at events on campus that will increase your knowledge of the local business environment.
The Careers Centre will help you develop your employability to secure a successful and rewarding career when you graduate. You can also visit the University’s Career Development and Employment Services for further support and opportunities.
Our careers events include:
A chance to speak with employers and find out about the range of career paths available. See the organisations that attended our 2018 CDES Business Career Expo.
Speed networking events
Opportunities to network with representatives from a range of leading firms and find out more about their organisations.
Employer recruitment presentations
A range of potential employers come on campus to present to students about employment opportunities with their companies. Recent company presentations have included McKinsey & Company, Deloitte, Disney, EY, PwC, Fonterra and The Boston Consulting Group.
Industry guest speakers
We invite senior industry professionals ranging from SME’s to large corporations to speak to Master of Commerce students. These guest speakers provide a wealth of industry knowledge and provide a great opportunity for students to gain valuable insights into the business world.
To find out more about the career resources we offer, see the Business School ASB Careers Centre webpage.
Clubs and activities
You can get involved in a range of clubs and activities while you study at the Business School.