18 months
39000 AUD/year
39000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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With global communities facing challenges of increasing complexity and urgency, we need confident and experienced professionals who can leverage the latest innovations and provide ethical governance. We need leaders in every industry who make decisions not just for today’s generation – but for tomorrow’s. Learn more with the Master of Business Administration at La Trobe University. 


If you're ready to become a global leader, the Master of Business Administration at La Trobe University will give you the world-class skills to advance your career, move into a new field or launch your own start-up. Tap into La Trobe's exclusive network of powerful business leaders and develop the essential experience to become an influential modern leader.

We've carefully designed the La Trobe MBA to suit your needs. Choose to study on campus, online or a blend of the two. You can also choose from a wide range of regional campuses. You'll keep your career moving forwards, even while you prepare to step up to the next level.

With La Trobe's internationally-renowned MBA, you'll immerse yourself in learning as you grow your business acumen and develop valuable human skills. Co-designed and co-delivered by leading industry partners such as Mercer, you'll be absorbed in interactive learning and develop critical business skills. Our MBA is built on evidence-based coursework – so you'll have the confidence to understand the issues facing global businesses, tackle real-world business problems and develop lifelong leadership skills.

Career outcomes

With the Master of Business Administration (Online) at La Trobe University, your leadership skills, superior networks and understanding of global corporate governance could advance your career in a wide range of industries.

Your future roles could include:

  • General manager
    • Lead the daily operations of a business function, department, or stand-alone business site. Manage operational policies and procedures, and oversee budgets, people and organisational culture.
  • Chief operating officer (COO)
    • Take responsibility for organisational growth. Increase efficiencies by developing superior procedures and skilfully managing stakeholders.
  • Chief financial officer (CFO)
    • Develop business development strategies that improve profitability, and ensure accounting and auditing meet regulatory requirements.
  • Board director
    • Prepare for directorship roles in both profit and non-profit organisations.
  • Business and management consultant
    • Help businesses identify ways to improve their operations. Lead projects and manage stakeholders to deliver more efficient and effective business outcomes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accounting for Making Decisions
  • Applied Marketing
  • Business Application of Analytics
  • Critical Skills for Success
  • Financial Management
  • Managing People and Culture
  • Innovative Strategies for Change
  • Responsible Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Provider Code Number 00115M
  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 60%
  • Three years relevant managerial experience.
  • Applicants with more than eight years relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    39000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39000 AUD per year during 18 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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