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Master of Business Studies (Communication)

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  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Available for international students via distance learning

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Entry requirements

Applicants for the MBS will have met the University admission requirements as specified; and have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, having achieved a grade average of at least a B- in the highest level courses.

Students must gain admission as being eligible to proceed into this programme.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Master of Business Studies (Communication) structure

Pathway 1 - 60 credit Research Option

Part 1

Compulsory course:
219.790 Research Methods in Communication

And
90 credits selected from:
219.702 Management Communication
219.703 Advanced Business Communication
219.704 Advanced Cross-Cultural Communication
219.705 Advanced News Media Processes
219.706 Advanced Public Relations
219.708 Political Communication

Part 2

60 credits from:
219.887 Research Report (or 115.894 Research Report Part 1 and 115.895 Research Report Part 2)

For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a minimum B- grade average over 60 credits of the Part One courses, including the compulsory courses.

Or

Pathway 2 - Thesis Option

Part 1

Compulsory course:
219.790 Research Methods in Communication

And
30 credits selected from:
219.702 Management Communication
219.703 Advanced Business Communication
219.704 Advanced Cross-Cultural Communication
219.705 Advanced News Media Processes
219.706 Advanced Public Relations
219.708 Political Communication

Part 2

219.899 Thesis (or 219.897 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 and 219.898 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2)

For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a minimum B- grade average over 60 credits of the Part One courses, including the compulsory courses.

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