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The University of Waikato, Waikato Management School

Waikato Management School offers a world-class business education across a large number of specialist subjects. We seek to develop and transform students to become the management professionals and leaders of the future. As well as bachelor's degrees, we offer general, specialised, and research master's degrees, plus an active PhD program. The academic excellence of our programmes is internationally recognised with triple-crown accreditation status from AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA, earned by less than 1 percent of the world's business schools. Teaching is enriched by real-world case studies, practical business projects, and workplace internships. These encourage students to think critically and creatively, and build confidence and business acumen. Our graduates are highly valued by employers, as they combine in-depth management knowledge with the practical skills to make a significant impact. Waikato is ranked within the world's top 250 universities for all of our subjects including top 200 rankings for accounting and finance, business and management studies, communication and media studies, and 27th in the world for hospitality and leisure management (QS Rankings 2018).


  • Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Business Education
  • Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Admin
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • General Business
  • Hotel/ Restaurant/ Tourism
  • Management


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

  • Online

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on November 24, 2020.