Year Of Establishment:1869
Location: Dunedin,New Zealand
The University of Otago was established in 1869 by an ordinance of the Otago Provincial Council and is New Zealand’s oldest university. It opened with just 3 professors during that time to become the gigantic structure it obtained today with a union of Arts colleges, Health Science Colleges,Business Schools etc
The Otago Online MBA is regraded as one of the top online MBA programs in New Zealand. Its both offered online and offline. The QC(Quacquarelli Symonds) ranked the MBA program as one among the top 200 in the world. The CEO magazine ranked the online MBA as the 3rd best of its kind over the world in 2018.The CEO magazine also ranked this as the Top-tier global MBA in 2018.It also offers international student exchange programs.
Only 77 business schools hold the dual AACSB and EQUIS (European Foundation for Management and Development) accreditation and Otago MBA is one of them and so it can be blindly treated as the best in the world. This stands at par with other best business schools like Harvard, UC Berkeley, University of Chicago and other well-known schools.
|When to Apply
|Estimated time of completion
|3.5 years approx
|No of credit hours
|240 credits covered in Phase1(2.5 years) and Phase 2(project)
|Cost per credit hour
|Mode of study
- An undergraduate degree or equivalent experience at the managerial level.
- 3 years of proven work experience at the managerial level
- Good GMAT score or pass the Otago Admissions test.
- An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent if English is not the 1st language of study.
The online MBA covers the following core subjects.
- Business Law
- Organisational Leadership
- Human Resource Management
- Investment and Global Financial Markets
- Strategic Planning for International Markets
- Leading Sustainable Enterprises
- Operational Excellence
- International Business
- Strategy Implementation
Financial Aids & Scholarships
The study in the well known university is backed up by various scholarships and student loans even if you are an international student. Scholarships are applied online and it should be done on time. Apart from the scholarships provided by the university there are other external scholarships too like NZ Foreign Affairs & Trade Field Research Awards, Business & Professional Women Franklin Inc. Study Awardand other entry level scholarships etc
Placement Assistance / Career Development
There is no need to worry for a Otago pass out as its well known for its quality.Among the Otago alumni is Graeme Harte, multi-billionaire and richest man in New Zealand. The alumni meetups are held all over the world and all of them are placed in top positions in big tier companies.