• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This Business Administration program at RMIT University starts with series of courses that introduce key business concepts, before building towards more complex projects that will allow you to showcase your understanding of corporate strategy and design-led thinking.

About

The RMIT MBA is a challenging 1.5-year (full time) program designed to build real world business skills and creative problem-solving techniques.

Your journey begins with the business fundamentals – Design Thinking for Business, Leadership and Management, Marketing for Managers, and Financial Analytics for Managerial Decisions. You’ll be guided through these essential areas by committed lecturers who care about your progress.

Design Thinking is at the core of RMIT’s MBA program. From the beginning of your program you’ll be immersed in Design Thinking weekend intensives where you will discover your creative side and explore problems usingan agile approach.  This inspirational course will transform the way you think about problem solving, and give you the confidence to attack complex business problems in new ways.

After completing this Business Administration course at RMIT University in areas such as Strategy and Management of Technology and Innovation, you’ll finish the program by building consulting and management skills that you can take directly to the market.

Courses such as Business Research Design and Business Consulting are complemented by challenging electives that will sharpen your capabilities.

You’ll graduate with a sound understanding of business fundamentals, an entirely new perspective on creative problem solving, and a set of real-world business skills that you can immediately apply in professional situations. 

Career:

You’ll find our MBA Graduates working and leading in professional, commercial, industrial, not-for-profit, NGO public administration and start-up organisations. They perform a wide range of roles, including organisational strategy and innovation, management consultancy, international development coordination, and advice and operations management.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Management - Managing People
  • Business and Government in the Global Context
  • Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach
  • Design Thinking for Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing for Managers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Application timeframe: 3-4 months prior to class starting
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 1

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 1 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 550

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

CRICOS provider number: 077514D

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or higher level qualification in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 1.0 (out of 4.0 OR
  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or higher level qualification in any discipline and a GMAT overall minimum score of 550.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41280 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    35520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 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.

Funding

RMIT awards more than 2000 scholarships every year to recognise academic achievement and assist students from a variety of backgrounds. 

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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