24 months
40200 AUD/year
30600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Business Administration at Swinburne University of Technology develops your entrepreneurial and leadership strengths and prepares you to strategise, manage, and innovate organisations in ethical and socially responsible ways.

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The Master of Business Administration  at Swinburne University of Technology  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 to gain holistic management and business knowledge which prepares them for general management roles. The course design also allows the choice of electives to complete a related business specialisation such as supply chain management, project management and human resource management. Through the partnership with the Institute of Managers and Leaders, opportunities exist to participate in industry workshops, business case studies, mentoring, and personalised professional development.

Career opportunities

Students’ career opportunities are enhanced by improving their leadership and management capabilities, and learning to operate effectively in a changing, complex and turbulent environment.

Aims and objectives

At completion of the Master of Business Administration, graduates will be able to: 

  • apply coherent and advanced knowledge of business concepts in diverse contexts and applications using critical thinking
  • Apply problem solving, design and decision making methodologies to identify and provide innovative solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence
  • Communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences, function as an effective member or leader of a team, and use advanced tools and practices of business within project work
  • Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, ethical conduct, professional accountability and a deep awareness of professional practices in a global and sustainable context
  • Apply business fundamentals to the analysis, design and operation of a business model using appropriate business methods and tools, applied in a variety of contexts
  • Reflect on, and take responsibility for, learning and self-management processes
  • Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute a piece of research with some independence

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Systems and Reporting
  • Economics 
  • Opportunity Discovery 
  • Corporate Financial Management 
  • Behaviour in Organisations 
  • Business Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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200 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 102648M

Applicants are required to have completed one of the following:
  • a bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent or
  • the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (available to International applicants only)

Applicants who have additional qualifications are eligible to enter the program with Advanced Standing and may be able to complete the program in less than two years.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30600 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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