Lincoln University offers a variety of specialised postgraduate programmes, including:
Master of Business (Finance)
The Master of Business in Finance is an advanced postgraduate qualification for students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree. A graduate of the Master of Business (Finance) will gain a perspective on finance in New Zealand and international contexts, with reference to sustainability, agribusiness, entrepreneurship, innovation and commercialisation.
Master of International Rural Development
The Master of International Rural Development (MRD) is a joint programme between the Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce and the Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. This programme provides a robust grounding in international rural development concepts and theories, and equips graduates with the analytical and practical skills they need to engage critically in development activities and debates from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Master of Planning
The Master of Planning is designed to meet the requirements of the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) and consequently has an emphasis on the New Zealand planning context. However, graduates are eligible for Graduate Membership of the NZPI, which has advantages if they seek employment in the UK, Ireland and Australia, as well as New Zealand.
Master of Science in Food Innovation
The Master of Science in Food Innovation is a one-year master (180-credit) degree aimed at creating world-leading food scientists. The students focus on food composition, quality, processing, innovation, marketing and human nutrition.
Master of Sport and Recreation Management
The Master of Sport and Recreation Management provides an understanding of the complexity of the sport and recreation sector, and how the dimensions of governance, economy, social relations and environment at local, national and global scales can affect individual business decisions and long-term planning within the sector.