Otago MBA students are a select group of highly motivated achievers from a diverse range of cultures and industry sectors all over the world.
Our small class sizes ensure a large degree of personal mentoring and guidance from staff and peers.
To ensure all students enjoy the same high quality Otago MBA academic adventure, we require that all applicants have:
If you think you will meet these entry requirements or would like further information about the programme, all you need to do is complete our simple online form to Register Your Interest.
The application process for the Otago MBA differs from other MBA programmes. We like to discuss personally with each potential candidate. Our admission process involves telephone conversations, a Skype interview, and an opportunity for a one-to-one talk with the director of the Otago MBA programme. Full details of the application process can be viewed at www.otagomba.com/application_process.
Candidates will only be required to submit official documentation such as confirmation of qualifications, references and test results, if you pass the interview selection process.
Candidates who are accepted onto the Otago MBA programme, will be sent a conditional offer. The conditions that candidates will need to fulfil are listed below:
It is the University of Otago's policy that original certified transcripts from universities are provided. In certain cases you may need to have your qualification evaluated by Education Credential Evaluators. You can find more information about this on Otago's international admissions page. The University of Otago reserves the right to request an external evaluation of academic qualifications from any applicant.
You will need to provide two detailed references as evidence of your work experience.
The Otago MBA is taught and examined in English. If your first language is not English you must provide evidence of a satisfactory level of English language proficiency. Visit the University website for detailed information about minimum English language requirements for postgraduate study at Otago.