Get set for Summer School - Nov to Feb

Pursue your passion for business and management!

Summer School (16 Nov 2020 - 19 Feb 2021) is the perfect opportunity to explore a new subject that interests you, or pick up a few extra papers and finish your degree faster.

Each paper takes only six weeks to complete instead of the usual 12 weeks. Some papers are also taught online (NET), and you might even be eligible for free fees!

For general questions about how to enrol, phone 0800 WAIKATO or (07) 838 4176.

For personalised study advice, contact the Management Student Centre, phone (07) 838 4303 or email

Management papers offered in Summer School 2020/21:

Click on the links below to see the full list of management papers offered in each six-week teaching block:

  • G Semester (16 Nov 2020 - 18 Dec 2020)
  • H Semester (5 Jan 2021 - 19 Feb 2021) - Note: These papers will not be shown in the Paper Catalogue until September at earliest.
Postgraduate qualifications you can start this summer:

No prior knowledge of business or management is required - all you need is a bachelor's degree in any subject.

Key dates to enrol for Summer School:

G Semester 2020: 16 Nov - 18 Dec 2020
  • Completion of enrolment into papers: 13 November 2020
  • Last day to change/withdraw from papers: 20 November 2020
H Semester 2021: 5 Jan - 19 Feb 2021
  • Completion of enrolment into papers: 18 December 2020
  • Last day to change/withdraw from papers: 8 January 2021

How to enrol

New and returning students can apply to enrol for Summer School papers at

We welcome new students from other faculties and other tertiary institutions who wish to credit Waikato Management School papers towards their own degree. On-campus accommodation is available over summer if you need somewhere to stay in Hamilton.

If you are not enrolled with us already, please ensure you meet the prerequisites for any paper/s you wish to enrol in. Please check your timetable of classes first.

Note: Waikato Management School reserves the right to withdraw any of the papers listed if enrolments do not reach satisfactory numbers.

For advice on specific papers, please contact the Management Student Centre, phone (07) 838 4303 or email

For questions about how to enrol, phone 0800 WAIKATO or (07) 838 4176.

Full-time staff employed by the University of Waikato are entitled to apply for a fees concession for up to 60 points a year.

This includes:

  • up to 40 points a year (normally two papers) at undergraduate level (levels 100 – 400), or;
  • up to 30 points a year at postgraduate level (level 500), excluding Executive Education papers (EXMBM/EXMBA), or;
  • one 15-point Executive Education paper (coded EXMBM/EXMBA) to the value of approximately $1500.

Continuing staff and those with fixed-term appointments of one year or more are also entitled to a fees concession.

Part-time staff will receive concessions equal to half the amounts specified above.

For full conditions see the Application Form available at Staff Fees Concession Information.

Fees concession for G Semester papers

If you have already been granted the full fees concession for the year, you may apply to enrol for an additional paper in G Semester for free, as long as you will not exceed 60 points at undergraduate level for full-time staff, or 40 points at undergraduate level for part-time staff.

Casual staff and fixed-term term staff (less than 12 months) are not eligible to apply for this extra fees concession.

Staff in this category should apply on the Extended Staff Fees Concession application form.

How to enrol:

  1. Check out what papers are available in G and H semesters
  2. Discuss with your manager for their input and approval. Note: studying during working hours is subject to operational needs and time taken may be required to be made up
  3. Complete the form found here Staff Fee Concession Information, or the Extended Staff Fees Concession form, obtain sign-off from your manager and then send to HR for processing
  4. Log into MyWaikato and Apply to Enrol Online

Full list of Summer School management papers