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MMS - International Management as a main subject

Set yourself up as a future business leader and rise to the top of your profession with specialist management expertise. Get the edge over other graduates with a Master of Management Studies from Waikato's Triple Crown Accredited business school.

Learn how businesses can compete in the global marketplace by operating in another country, or exporting goods to foreign markets such as China, south-east Asia and the Pacific.


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Key information

Years: 1 to 1.5
Points: 120 or 180
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Fees (Domestic): $7,986 - $11,979 per year - 2021 fees
Fees (International):
2020$29,955 (120 points); $44,935 (180 points)
2021$30,855 (120 points); $46,285 (180 points)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Business development adviser
  • International trade policy adviser
  • International marketing analyst
  • Industrial development analyst
  • International financial analyst
  • Tourism consultant
  • Business entrepreneur/owner

Degree Planner

Degree planner — MMS in International Management - 180 points total

Your MMS must include at least 120 points inside the field of your specialist subject. You may take up to 60 points outside the field of the degree.

Outside field of degree (up to 60 points)

ELECTIVE PAPERS
in any subject at 500 Level (up to 30 points)

  • Field of degree
  • Explanatory note
  • Compulsory papers
  • Elective papers

Please note: Admission to each paper requires the approval of the Subject Convenor. In some cases, you may be asked to complete some prerequisite papers.

This information is provisional and subject to change.

Prescriptions for the PGCert(IntMgt), PGDip(IntMgt) and MMS

The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the PGCert(IntMgt), PGDip(IntMgt) and MMS. There are no specified subject papers that must be included for the PGCert(IntMgt) programme.

PGDip(IntMgt) students must complete INMGT588 and 60 points from the 500 level papers listed for the subject.

MMS students must complete MNMGT581, and one of INMGT591, INMGT592, INMGT593 or INMGT594. Students taking the 120 point MMS are required to complete at least 60 points from the papers listed for the subject. Students taking the 180 point MMS are required to complete at least 120 points from the papers listed for the subject.

500 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
ACCTN506International Accounting30.022A (Hamilton)
This paper explores and analyses accounting in a global and transnational context. Similarities and differences between accounting and its regulation in different national contexts, and attempts to harmonise the accounting practices of different countries are discussed. The paper also addresses issues relevant for an appreciation o...
AGBUS501International Agribusiness30.022A (Hamilton)
This paper will cover the evolution of international agribusiness and will develop skills in the analysis of international agribusiness from the perspective of farms, firms and governments.
INMGT517Current Issues in International Management30.022C (Online)
This paper identifies and examines a wide range of current management issues, both internal and external to the organisation, that impact on international managers operating across national borders. It helps students understand the implications of a global economy by highlighting the key challenges of managing across cultural and n...
INMGT588International Business Strategy30.022A (Online)
This paper focuses on the international business strategy of organisations, industries and countries. International business strategy at the level of the organisation identifies the differences between national and international competitors and the complex environment in which they operate. The international strategy utilised by an...
INMGT591International Management Dissertation30.022X (Hamilton)
No description available.
INMGT592International Management Dissertation60.022X (Hamilton)
No description available.
INMGT593International Management Thesis90.022X (Hamilton)
No description available.
INMGT594International Management Thesis120.022X (Hamilton)
No description available.
MRKTG553International Marketing30.022B (Hamilton)
This advanced level paper aims to find solutions to potential problems that firms entering a global market may face. The paper investigates managerially relevant topics (e.g. country-of origin effects, branding and pricing strategies, etc.) using the latest theories.

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Qualifications available

Postgraduate qualifications (500 Level)


Contacts

Management Student Centre
Phone: +64 838 4303
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.management.ac.nz/msc

Opening hours: 8.45am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday
Location: MSB.1.50, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

One of the best times to pop into MSC is Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.