• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
With a focus on innovation and leadership, the Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) from University of Canberra will provide the leaders of tomorrow with an understanding of core business concepts and a diverse set of industry-focused skills through the application of holistic, real-world analysis and an exploration of current business theories.


Study a Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) from University of Canberra and you will:

  • demonstrate a thorough understanding of core business concepts and theories
  • obtain industry-focused knowledge and skills through the real-world analysis and application of current business theory
  • be able to accurately define problems, gather and analyse evidence and demonstrate management capabilities, strategic vision and high-level leadership
  • prepare an industry-based project involving completing research, theoretical analysis and academic comparisons before developing a solution for a real life industry problem
  • complete the course with a proven ability to collaborate in a team environment and lead on the delivery of practical and innovative business solutions to complex problems posed by a changing and challenging business world.

Career opportunities

  • Marketing manager
  • HR specialist
  • Health services manager
  • Financial manager
  • IT Director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industry Based Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description

      Standard three semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum six semesters.

  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • 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

  • Applicants must have a bachelor degree in business or a related field or equivalent as approved by the University, or a bachelor degree in any field and at least three years professional work experience in management.

CRICOS: 00212K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    33800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33800 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 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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