University of Canterbury – MBus

University of Canterbury – MBus

Master of Business

1 Year in India + 1 Year in New Zealand

About University of Canterbury

Engaged. Empowered. Making a Difference. Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury are proud to offer the foundation of an excellent education and holistic learning experience, while ensuring our students are prepared to succeed and make a positive difference in the world around them.


Situated on 76 hectares in the leafy Christchurch suburb of Ilam, the UC campus is a beautiful space to learn in. The Ilam campus is the central hub where learning and living are combined. It houses teaching and learning facilities, accommodation and leisure activities all together. With expansive green spaces and gardens, UC builds off the natural beauty by which it is surrounded. This includes Christchurch's iconic Avon river which meanders alongside University Drive through the campus. The campus contains four libraries as well as computer suites with 24-hour access, lecture theatres, laboratories and studios.

City Conditions

Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region. Christchurch lies on the South Island's east coast, just north of Banks Peninsula on Pegasus Bay. The Avon River / Ōtākaro flows through the centre of the city, with an urban park along its banks. The city's territorial authority population is 389,300 people, and includes a number of smaller urban areas as well as rural areas. The population of the urban area is 377,900 people. Christchurch is the second-largest city by urban area population in New Zealand, after Auckland


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Why Choose University of Canterbury ?

  • Major subjects in the Master of Business target key areas of end-to-end business organisation, giving our graduates diversified work-focused skills, and making them highly employable.
  • The programme offers opportunities to develop real-world business experience through consulting projects with local industry.
  • A strong focus on transferable skills and the ability to solve problems will prepare you to meet the many challenges of a dynamic and uncertain world.
  • The Business thought Masters program offers great support and a range of opportunities to help prepare students, including orientation, pastoral care services, career development seminars, and additional certification opportunities that will support you in realising your career goals.
  • Ōtautahi Christchurch is home to a number of start-up companies searching for skilled graduates from UC.
  • Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School is accredited by AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS only one percent of business schools in the world have attained all three.

Accredition - AASCB

Top 1% of Universities worldwide

Cutting edge research facilities

Generous Scholarships

Great Career Outcomes

Excellent Support

About Master of Business

The Master of Business (MBus) provides you with broad business skills and expertise as part of UC's Business Taught Masters programme.
The degree explores business basics as well as a specialist major focus, and includes project opportunities through our industry contacts to give you practical experience in applying your commercial knowledge.
Open to students from any study background, the MBus offers you the chance to upskill, or a pathway for those looking to newly enter the business world

Program Structure

  • The MBus course is a 2 year Full Time Masters Program.
  • After successful completion of 2 semesters at VIT PGDM/MMS program students can opt to transfer to University of Canterbury. Such students are accepted by University of Canterbury, directly into the 2nd year of MBus.

Excellent Career Opportunities

This degree programme is designed to prepare graduates for roles in commercial industries, from entry-level through to upper management. Our graduates offer diverse business experience, with marketing and management often the most sought-after skills by today's employers, locally and globally.
Depending on their major, graduates will go onto roles in areas such as operations management, consulting, investment and financial analysis, human resources, advertising, and marketing across a range of different organisations.
You can also start a business of your own with the broad and specialist skills you learn in this qualification.


Semester Course and Sub-topic Course Type
Semester 1 1.Management Functions and Organizational Behaviour Core
2.Business Communication Core
3.Financial and Managerial Accounting Core
4.Introduction to Information Technology Core
5.Managerial Economics Core
6.Business Statistics Core
Semester 2 1.Operations Management Core
2.Human Resource Management Core
3.Marketing Management Core
4.Economic and Social Environment Core
5.Research Methodology Core
6.Financial Management Core
Summer 1.Corporate Finance Core
2.Consumer Behavior Core
3.Management of Information Technology Core
Semester 3 and 4/5 1.Master of Business in Management
2.Master of Business in Marketing
3.Master of Business Information System
4.Master of Professional Accounting


Tuition & Living Expense

Year Fees Type
1st Year ₹10,000 Enrollment fees
₹7,00,000 Tuition fees
₹0 Living expense
2nd Year NZD 34,000 Estimated Tuition fee
NZD 20,000 Estimated Living expense

Addition expenses

Particulars Tentative Expense
Health Insurance ₹ 1,87,500
IELTS Registration ₹ 14,700
VISA fees USD $160 (approx ₹ 12,00)
Airfare USD $850 (approx ₹ 63,750 )


Award Amount $7,500 or $8,500

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