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Taught Master's Degrees


Taught Master's Degrees


Spotlight on Taught Master’s degrees


One of our most popular postgraduate options is the Taught Master’s qualification, which is completed in 12-18 months and consists only of coursework, with no thesis requirement.

A Taught Master’s degree allows you to specialise in your chosen field and can open up a wide range of high-level career options.

As a bonus, Taught Master’s fee waivers are available if you’re a domestic student, have a B+ average in your final year of your bachelor’s degree, and you meet the admission requirements.

Below are some examples of the Taught Master’s programmes we offer.


Master of Business (Finance)


Become a leader in the corporate world with a Master of Business (Finance). Gain the knowledge, skills and techniques required to stand out from the crowd and succeed in high-level business management positions.

This degree covers both New Zealand and international perspectives, with a focus on:

  • Financial management
    Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • Banking
  • Derivative instruments, accounting, managerial economics, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), sustainability, agribusiness, entrepreneurship, innovation and commercialisation.

You’ll learn how to resolve business problems and develop successful strategies while studying in a world-class trading lab with full access to Bloomberg financial data.

Find out more here.


Master of Accounting (CPA)


Take your accounting career to a professional level and earn a Master’s degree while completing the CPA (Certified Practising Accountant) Australia Approved Integrated Course. We are the only registered tuition provider to offer this course in New Zealand.

Develop skills in communication, negotiation and people management while learning to apply strategic thinking and business leadership to domestic and global issues.

The CPA designation is recognised throughout the world, creating career opportunities in accounting firms, consulting businesses, and industry.

Find out more here.


Master of Environmental Policy and Management


Lead the way towards a more sustainable world by encouraging social change on a large scale. The Master of Environmental Policy and Management will equip you with the answers to some of the most crucial questions facing the future of life on the planet.

Gain advanced research and analytical skills, along with an in-depth understanding of the socio-cultural, political and economic contexts of environmental management.

This expertise will stand you in excellent stead for making a major difference to some of the most pressing environmental issues of our time.

Find out more here.


Master of Planning


Embark on a career in the exciting fields of urban, regional and environmental planning, and help shape the environment where people live and play. There’s a strong demand for qualified professionals in this sector, with the Master of Planning offering an accredited pathway into the industry.

Specialise in an area of interest, such as water, landscape, energy, risk reduction, international development or Māori planning and learn to blend real-world application with theory, enabling you to make a major difference to the planning sector.


Find out more here.