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Master of Business Administration (Advanced), M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Melbourne, Australia
The Master of Business Administration (Advanced) at Swinburne University of Technology is designed to equip students for career success. The course focuses on leadership and change, strategic thinking, innovation and entrepreneurship, finance and ethical practices, and social responsibility.


This degree centres on finding solutions to business scenarios. It is designed to prepare students to start new ventures or initiate organisational improvements successfully. Students learn how to transition into higher executive management roles with a focus on achieving innovation and business success.

Studying this program provides a unique opportunity for students to gain specialised business and administration knowledge through research. The research component allows students to apply and extend the knowledge gained throughout their studies by understanding and applying the research process. The course is ideal for students who wish to focus on a particular area of their career or consultancy, or to progress to a PhD.

Course description

The Master of Business Administration (Advanced) at Swinburne University of Technology  course focuses on leadership and change, innovation and entrepreneurship, finance, ethical practices and social responsibility. It equips students with the capacity to start new ventures or initiate organisational improvements successfully by building on authentic learning experiences and solutions-driven business scenarios.


It provides an excellent opportunity for students not only to gain holistic management and business knowledge which prepares them for general management roles but also allows them to pursue a career in a particular field, which brings relevance to the specialisations embedded within this program.


This enables students to accelerate their careers in general and specialist management roles by equipping them with skills that are critical to the future of work such as critical thinking, analytical, problem solving, strategic decision making and team working skills and thus prepares them well for ever more complex and uncertain business environments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Systems and Reporting 
  • Business Strategy 
  • Economics 
  • Opportunity Discovery 
  • Corporate Financial Management 
  • Behaviour in Organisations 
  • International Trade and Investment 
  • Corporations and Contract Law 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Leadership for Innovation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time option is only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

CRICOS code- 088295G

  • A recognised bachelor degree, or
  • Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration  OR
  • Masters Qualifying Program, available to International students

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34480 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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