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Otago MBA Application

The Otago MBA application process is rigorous and includes the completion of this form, an interview and a video conference presentation on a recent news item. Applications are processed on a rolling basis.

The Otago MBA minimum entry requirements are the same for both online and on-campus, and include:

  • an undergraduate degree (or equivalent or an acceptable level of management experience)
  • a minimum of 3 years professional / management experience
  • a good GMAT score (or B+ average in the Otago Postgraduate Diploma, see below)
  • an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent (if English is not your first language)

The Otago Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (Otago PGDipBusAdmin), a sub-set of the Otago MBA, provides an alternative pathway to the MBA if you score a B+ average.  To gain entry to the Otago PGDipBusAdmin you will need to have:

  • an undergraduate degree (or equivalent or an acceptable level of management experience)
  • a minimum of 3 years professional / management experience
  • an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent (if English is not your first language)

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