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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
This suite of courses provides opportunities for students to develop their capability to engage and deal with uncertainty, change and turbulence in the environments in which their organisations operate, and to develop skills in strategy, leadership, innovation and ethical and social responsibility. The Master of Business Administration is offered at Swinburne University of Technology.
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The Swinburne University of Technology Master of Business Administration (MBA) offers not only the opportunity to acquire contemporary management knowledge and skills but, more importantly, it provides students with the ability to apply that knowledge in innovative, creative and entrepreneurial ways. We develop skilled managers and competent leaders who are entrepreneurially oriented, globally focused and socially conscious in a diverse and complex world. Specifically our MBA prepares you to engage and deal with uncertainty, change and opportunity in the environments in which your organisations operate.

Broadly, our MBA course is designed to:

  • develop skilled and competent managers and leaders who are entrepreneurially oriented, globally aware and socially conscious in a world of uncertainty, change and complexity
  • meet the demands of business and industry to achieve and sustain international competitive advantage
  • enable students to have more rewarding and satisfying career outcomes.
Our MBA is focused on developing students’ capabilities to operate in organisationally critical domains of practice that we have identified as fundamental to their own and their organisations’ success in today’s turbulent environment. These domains of practice are not the same as subjects or streams. They can play out across many subjects and are:
  • Leadership
  • Global focus
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Life-long learning
  • Ethical and social responsibility - both individual and organisational

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Business Strategy 
  • Behaviour in Organisations
  • Opportunity Discovery
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • International Trade and Investment 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time option is only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline or
  • A Graduate Certificate of Business Administration or
  • Masters Qualifying Program is available to International applicants

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34480 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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