Master of Business Administration



This course is not available for domestic application for Semester 2, 2016. Please revisit this page in early August for 2017 availability.
This message is for the following campus(es): Brisbane


Domestic applications for this course for Semester 2, 2016 have closed. Please revisit this page in early August for Semester 1, 2017 availability.

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
Location:
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney
Duration:

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

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The MBA provides a generalist business education. It will qualify individuals to apply an advanced body of knowledge to a range of contexts for professional practice and use it as a pathway for further learning.

There are 12 specified units, 2 electives from the business offerings and 2 units that could be taken from any ACU postgraduate unit offerings. There are two capstone components included in the MBA: the Strategic Management for Sustainability unit, and the Ethical Leadership and Social Responsibility unit.

MBA students who have completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration or the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration may exit from the course with the relevant award by arrangement with the Course Coordinator.

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus availability

  • Brisbane (Attendance) - (Application not available)
  • Melbourne (Attendance) - (Application not available)
  • North Sydney (Attendance) - (Application not available)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

160

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Brisbane
  • Semester 1 - Not on offer
  • Semester 2 - Not on offer
Melbourne
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - Applications closed
North Sydney
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - Applications closed
  • Average first year fee: $23160 Fee-Paying (indicative only)
Important Note on Fees

All costs are based on current rates. A student's annual fee may vary in accordance with their choice of major, specialisation and electives, where applicable. The University reviews fees annually.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Equivalent of an Australian bachelor’s degree in any discipline (the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in a related discipline will be eligible for up to four units credit); OR
  2. A Graduate Certificate in a related discipline.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admissions Rules.



This course is not available for domestic application for Semester 2, 2016. Please revisit this page in early August for 2017 availability.
This message is for the following campus(es): Brisbane


Domestic applications for this course for Semester 2, 2016 have closed. Please revisit this page in early August for Semester 1, 2017 availability.

The Master of Business Administration articulates into the following programs for domestic students. International students can only articulate into the programs noted with *:

  • *Master of Commerce / Master of Business Administration
  • *Master of Information Technology / Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management / Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business Administration

Applicants for a Master’s degree who hold an Australian Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a business-related (cognate) discipline may be eligible to apply for advanced standing for up to four foundation units (40 credit points) of the course. Applicants may also be considered for advanced standing based on significant work experience in a defined business field.

Please note: Even if students are eligible for advanced standing based on prior study or experience they may choose to study the foundation units to enhance their English and academic study skills, augment their understanding of Australian business systems, or refresh their business knowledge.

Domestic Students

The MBA provides a generalist business education. It will qualify individuals to apply an advanced body of knowledge to a range of contexts for professional practice and use it as a pathway for further learning.

There are 12 specified units, 2 electives from the business offerings and 2 units that could be taken from any ACU postgraduate unit offerings. There are two capstone components included in the MBA: the Strategic Management for Sustainability unit, and the Ethical Leadership and Social Responsibility unit.

MBA students who have completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration or the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration may exit from the course with the relevant award by arrangement with the Course Coordinator.

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Melbourne
  • 13-Feb-2017 , 24-Jul-2017 , 12-Feb-2018 , 16-Jul-2018
North Sydney
  • 13-Feb-2017 , 24-Jul-2017 , 12-Feb-2018 , 16-Jul-2018

Deferment

Yes. See Defer your offer.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 25% of the program online.

Credit Points

160

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
  • Unit Fee: $3125.00 (2016)
  • Average first year fee: $25000.00 (2016)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $50000.00 (2016)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

Applicants must have an overall academic IELTS of 6.5 (with an individual score of 6.0 for all tests) as well as an equivalent of an Australian bachelor’s degree in any discipline (the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in a related discipline will be eligible for up to four units credit); or a Graduate Certificate in a related discipline.

The Master of Business Administration articulates into the following programs for domestic students. International students can only articulate into the programs noted with *:

  • *Master of Commerce / Master of Business Administration
  • *Master of Information Technology / Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management / Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business Administration

Applicants for a Master’s degree who hold an Australian Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a business-related (cognate) discipline may be eligible to apply for advanced standing for up to four foundation units (40 credit points) of the course. Applicants may also be considered for advanced standing based on significant work experience in a defined business field.

Please note: Even if students are eligible for advanced standing based on prior study or experience they may choose to study the foundation units to enhance their English and academic study skills, augment their understanding of Australian business systems, or refresh their business knowledge.

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