Increasing number of first year students enrolled
11 March 2014 University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr says an increase in first-year student enrolments for 2014 shows the University is on track for future growth. (read article)
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.
Thinking about Professional Development?
Enhance your leadership capability and business acumen. UC offers fulltime and part-time study options to suit your work commitments and career goals.
Want to add business acumen to your undergraduate degree?
The Master of Business Management (MBM) is ideal for graduates of other disciplines who want to develop their business perspective and judgement.
New Professional Accounting Masters
The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) takes you through a high level of current accounting principles and processes, and can lead to provisional membership to professional bodies such as NZICA and CPA Australia.
I really wanted to stretch myself both personally and professionally...
Peter Floris MBA
COO, The New Zealand Merino Company Ltd
Welcome from the Director
University of Canterbury postgraduates play an important role in developing and supporting innovative organisations that strive to be highly successful. New Zealand is a part of the global market and our country’s future success is reliant on businesses developing innovative and highly efficient goods and services that will deliver strong sustainable growth for the future.
Seize the opportunity to build your career, upskill and make new business connections. I am pleased to invite you to explore the many postgraduate options the University of Canterbury has to offer - Tony Mortensen, Director of Executive Development Programmes
Announcements and Events
Smiths City CEO, Rick Hellings, tells it like it is
The University of Canterbury Executive Development Programme were delighted to have Smiths City CEO Rick Hellings come and speak to the programme’s Masters students recently. Rick has been with Smiths City since the 1980s. Before that, he worked for Noel Leeming, another major retailer in New Zealand (read more)
New Master's programmes take flight
Term One officially opened for 45 Masters students in the College of Business and Law as the first cohort for the Executive Development Programmes’ new Taught Masters settled down to Managerial Accounting with Oli Hillie (read more)
MBA graduates in demand by employers
A high percentage of recent MBA graduates are landing well-paying jobs, according to a new global survey (read more in The Globe and Mail article online) Now is the time to start planning your next step for professional development and enhance your career prospects. Contact us to find out about part-time and full-time postgraduate study options for 2014.