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UC ranked NZ's most research intensive university

6 September 2016 New Zealand's most research intensive university has generated a record amount of external research funding due to its collaborative strategy. (read article)

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UC is amongst the group of leading universities whose MBA programmes are accredited by the London-based Association of MBAs (AMBA).  This means we have committed to a process of continuous quality improvement and international benchmarking of our curriculum and pedagogy.

Find out what opportunities await you in business!

Head along to our information evening to hear from graduates, employers and lecturers about what a master's degree in business could mean for your career.

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‘The degree is a good basis for any businesses...’

Suphachet (Safe) Wongsunopparat BCom in Finance and Accounting and Information Systems
Intermediate Accountant, Grant Thornton New Zealand Ltd
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Advance your career in business - September Information Evening

Find out what opportunities await you in business! Head along to our information evening to hear from graduates, employers and lecturers about what a master's degree in business could mean for your career. When: Wednesday 28 September, 5:30pm-7pm. Where: John Britten building, 69 Creyke Road. Register now!

Humanity needs more powerful global companies

The Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship hosted William Starbuck, visiting professor at the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, and professor emeritus at New York University in their March Erskine lecture. Professor Starbuck discussed the potential of large corporations to become powerful tools for reducing inequality, alleviating stresses and extending global bonds, through trade and cooperation. He also addressed the role of universities in creating programmes that inform executives and help them to analyse the complex environments they operate in (read more)

Master's internship gives competitive advantage

University of Canterbury student Meenal Pathak is already making a difference to cancer treatment times through her Master of Business Management (MBM) experience. As part of UC’s intensive MBM programme, Meenal undertook an 18-week internship with the Canterbury District Health Board (read more)

MBA study leads to tech start-up

The UC MBA programme supports people to want to make the transition into business ownership, consultancy or significant leadership roles. Watch a video of digital strategist and budding tech entrepreneur Nicola Valentine online on YouTube and read more about Nicola's journey

UC leadership training adopted by Wynyard Group

International software company Wynyard Group has been developing their staff's leadership and management capability through UC's Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership. Drawing from our internationally accredited MBA programme, the certificate brings together six courses focusing on leadership and strategy. Each course is taught in a modular format over four days (two Fridays and Saturdays) (read more)