International Pathways



Management is one of the most sought-after fields of study worldwide, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. With a wide variety of subjects ranging from finance, marketing, human resources, economics, business administration and supply chain operations, each domain provides a specialised career progression, giving a spectrum of choices for the students to choose from. Specialisations further open for a huge pool of opportunities to expertise and work in.

Management in the modern business ensures optimum utilisation of resources. The right management eliminates all types of wastages and achieves efficacy in all business operations.

Management courses are open to students coming from all streams – commerce, arts and sciences. From marketing managers, human resource managers, supply chain managers, operations manager to financial managers, every business needs each one of them to run successfully and efficiently. With changing times, the skills required to keep a business running at an optimum level change. Hence, management is a field that requires soft skills more than conceptual skills. Today, students wish to take up areas such as actuarial science, business analysis, digital marketing, business information systems etc, shying away from the traditional subjects.

Opportunities in India

Business management courses have become highly popular in India and abroad over the last few years. The field of management effectively deals with the management of different business operations in any organisation. Every business needs effective business managers to handle different parts of the organisation sustainably and profitably.

India is a booming economy with numerous start-ups opening up every year. With the opening up of new companies, arises the need for managers to manage them. Business management degree provide organisations with a specialised talent pool.

Specialised areas like Media Marketing, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management International Management, and Social Entrepreneurship are amongst the fast-growing domains. Management courses not only lead to lucrative jobs with national and multinational companies but also increase networking further leading to better opportunities.

Average salary of a fresher with an undergraduate degree in India starts from 3 lacs per year or more and can even range up to 50 lacs depending upon the specialised courses.

Opportunities in NZ

If we talk about the high demanding jobs in New Zealand, Management related jobs top the list. New Zealand provides students to gain internationally recognised qualifications and practical skills to transform and work for the existing skills as well as start their own. With the ever-growing industries in the country, the demand for good managers in different specified areas has been increasing. New Zealand Universities provide varied specialised courses in management studies opening a door to the job world. The aim is to produce graduates who have a sound understanding of the dynamic environment in which managers operate in New Zealand and internationally that will enable them to apply that knowledge at both organisational and strategic levels in a range of industries and organisations.

Bachelor programs are usually 3- or 4-year course. There are various specialisations to choose from. Graduates get a wide range of industries to work in. The horizon of opportunities increases ranging from fashion industry, finance, marketing companies to even tech industry. Along with jobs a lot many graduates in New Zealand go ahead to start their own businesses. The salaries vary as per specialisation but the average fresher salary in New Zealand NZ$ 80K per year.

Professional opportunities

  • Management consultant
  • Business analyst
  • Banker
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human resource executive
  • Marketing Executive
  • Sales Executive
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Sales representative
  • Operations Executive
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Accountant or Auditor
  • Sharebroker
  • Policy Analyst
  • Tourism or Hospitality manager
  • Economist
  • Financial Advisor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Customer Experience manager
  • Project Manager

University Partners


Founded in 1997, Manav Rachna International university is a deemed Indian Private University located in Faridabad, Haryana, India. It a visible symbol of knowledge & experience providing high-quality education in various fields including Engineering, Management, Psychology, Economics, Computer Applications, Humanities, Education, Law, Visual Arts, Interior Design, Architecture, Commerce, Business Studies, Geology and many more. The institutions have over 32,000+ alumni base, 500+ reputed MNCs & Indian Corporate patronising MREI, 579 Patents (filed/granted), 56+ global academic collaborations, and 80+ Alumni & In Campus start-ups, 13 are the countries from which Manav Rachna students arrive, 7305 Research papers in International / National Journals and Conferences.

The management course at Manav Rachna International University come under the umbrella of Faculty of Commerce and Business Studies. The faculty furthers consists of two departments, namely the Department of Commerce and Department of Business Studies. The latter department offers various specialisations at the undergraduate level namely, Bachelor of Business Administration General, and also specialisations in Digital Marketing, Banking & Finance in collaboration with Bombay Stock Exchange, Global and International Business. The pathway program between Manav Rachna International University and University of Waikato provides the opportunity for the students to complete their 1.5 years in India and move to New Zealand for the second half of the course. This is designed to give the students a holistic international experience and global work opportunities.

Faculty of Management Studies, MRIIRS has been ranked among the Top 6 Private Universities, Top 7 among the B Schools of the North Region, and Top 17 among the Top 100 B Schools as per the Times B School Survey 2021.

QS World University Rankings has bestowed the QS 4-star rating to Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS). This is a highly commendable achievement as no University in India has yet been rated QS 5 star (overall) and only very few have been bestowed with the overall QS 4-Stars.

Chandigarh University, Chandigarh

Chandigarh University (CU) has been accredited with the prestigious A+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and is the youngest and the only private university in India to bag an A+ grade in the first cycle of the accreditation process. It is also the only state private university of Punjab to be accredited by NAAC. As per the latest edition of QS World University Rankings 2023, Chandigarh University has been Ranked as India's Top 3 Private Universities and has also become the Youngest University In The World To Make Best Debut In The QS World University Rankings 2023. Overall, the University has been ranked 801-1000, which places CU among the Top 57% institutions globally. The university is also UGC and AICTE approved.

Vidyalankar School of Information & Technology, Mumbai

This Institute was founded in the year 1999 by the Vidyalankar Dhyanpeeth Trust. It is an Engineering and Management degree college in Mumbai. It is affiliated with the University of Mumbai and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It has also been awarded “A Grade” by the Government of Maharashtra. Vidyalankar Institute of Technology has world-class infrastructure and spread over a sprawling area of 11 acres with all the modern facilities including a Library, Laboratory, Auditorium, Sports, Canteen and student Hostels.


Founded in 1964, University of Waikato is a public institution for higher education and research in New Zealand. The institution has affiliations from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

The University has two campuses. The main campus is in Hamilton that spreads over 158 acres whereas the satellite campus is located in Tauranga.

The University of Waikato has a list of notable alumni who are successful leaders and award-winners in their respective domains including Jacinda Ardern, the present Prime Minister of New Zealand.

University of Waikato is future-focussed and an active player in global research. Also, it has been committed to ensuring our students towards their easy transition from classroom to the work-place. Along with this, the staff of the University is accessible and friendly. There. Are many international scholarships and graduate opportunities that the University offers. Studying at the University will provide a student with an overall international experience with world class education. The Waikato business school ranks in the top 1%of all the business schools globally with the prestigious triple accreditation. Triple Crown Accreditation means that we are accredited by AACSBEQUIS and AMBA. Only 100 business schools worldwide (as of October 2020) - and only five in Australasia - have met the rigorous auditing standards of all three of these prestigious accreditation bodies.

The highlight of studying at Waikato business school is the practical experience with and organisation (such as an internship or applied research project) in the last year. Hence, the students who plan to enrol themselves for the pathway programs will get an opportunity to have practical experience with a good mix of analytical, financial, decision-making, teamwork, project management and communication skills.

The pathway program between Manav Rachna International University and University of Waikato provides the opportunity for the students to complete their first year in India and move to New Zealand for the final two years of the course. This is designed to give the students a holistic international experience and global work opportunities.

University of Canterbury, Christchurch

The University of Canterbury is a public research university based in Christchurch, New Zealand. It was founded in 1873 as Canterbury College, the first constituent college of the University of New Zealand. It is New Zealand's second-oldest university, after the University of Otago, itself founded four years earlier in 1869. Its original campus was in the Christchurch Central City, but in 1961 it became an independent university and began moving out of its original neo-gothic buildings, which were re-purposed as the Christchurch Arts Centre. The move was completed on 1 May 1975[6] and the university now operates its main campus in the Christchurch suburb of Ilam. The university is well known for its Engineering and Science programmes, with its Civil Engineering programme ranked 9th in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2021).[7] The university also offers a wide range of other courses including degrees in Arts, Commerce, Education (physical education), Fine Arts, Forestry, Health Sciences, Law, Criminal Justice, Antarctic Studies, Music, Social Work, Speech and Language Pathology, Sports Coaching and Teaching. The UC Business School holds the gold standard ‘triple-crown’ of international business school accreditations having achieved EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA accreditations.

University of Otago, Dunedin

Founded in 1869, Otago is New Zealand’s first University. In the 150 years since, Otago has prided itself on being a research-led University with an international reputation for excellence. Otago is proud to have 11 subject areas in the top 100 globally, as per the QS World University Rankings by subject. It first received a Five Stars Plus QS Stars University rating in 2016 (and again in 2018 and 2021). Most undergraduate and postgraduate study takes place on the Dunedin campus, but the University also has Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences in Wellington and Christchurch, which are home to many leading medical researchers. Otago offers more than 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across four divisions: Health Sciences, Sciences, Humanities & Otago School of Business.

Lincoln University, Lincoln

Running a successful business takes a range of skills. At Lincoln, you’ll gain the specialist knowledge and ability to succeed in any industry, business or organisation. Based just south of Christchurch, New Zealand, Lincoln University has been educating students for 144 years and is rated the 17th best small university in the world. The university helps its international students to feel welcome by involving them in a range of activities, including a detailed orientation programme, faculty welcome sessions, financial support sessions and campus tours. Students can rest assured that they will receive all the tools they need to make Lincoln their second home.



  • Manav Rachna International University & University of Waikato
  • Chandigarh University & University of Otago
  • Chandigarh University & Lincoln University
  • Vidyalankar School of Information and Technology & University of Canterbury

UG Pathway Duration:

  • 1 Year + 2 Years
  • 1.5 Years + 1.5 Years (VSIT - UC Pathway only)

UG Entry Requirements

  1. Complete the first 2/3 semesters basis on the pathway of BBA/B.Com programme at a partner university
  2. English Language Proficiency of IELTS 6.0 (with all bands at 5.5 or higher) or equivalent

PG Pathway Duration:

  • 1 Year + 1 Year

PG Entry Requirements

  1. Complete the first semester of Masters of Business at a partner university
  2. English Language Proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (with all bands at 6.0 or higher) or equivalent

Intake Dates

  • Semester 1 (early March) & Semester 2 (early July)

Tuition Fee

  • International Tuition Fee - NZD $35,000 approx. per year


  • Yes

Internship Included

  • Yes


  • Faridabad, India (MRIU)
  • Chandigarh, India (Chandigarh University)
  • Mumbai, India (VSIT)
  • Christchurch, New Zealand (University of Canterbury & Lincoln University)
  • Hamilton, New Zealand (University of Waikato)

Application Fee

  • No

Post Study Work Visa

  • Yes – 1.5 to 2 Years in New Zealand