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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Melbourne, Australia
Take your career in business to the next level with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Victoria University.Delivered by the Victoria Graduate School of Business (VGSB), the Master of Business Administration covers a broad range of business and management disciplines. Tailor your MBA by completing elective units in a particular business area of study.
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Overview

You can study at our convenient city campus, or complete your MBA online.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Victoria University does not assume any previous studies in business or management and covers a broad range of disciplines focused on business management, including:

  • ethics and sustainability
  • leadership and strategy
  • team management
  • enterprise resource planning systems
  • accounting and finance
  • human resource management and industrial relations
  • information systems
  • marketing
  • logistics and supply chain management
  • sport business
  • innovation, knowledge and change management.

With our relevant and contemporary course content, taught in the context of workplace scenarios, we develop excellent leaders who understand strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Exemptions are available for completed units in the CPA Professional Program and the Charted Accountants – Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) Program.

Careers in business administration

Master of Business Administration graduates find employment in dynamic middle to senior management roles across finance, IT, marketing, engineering, construction, tourism and sporting industries, both in Australia and overseas. Past VU MBA graduates have undertaken career paths as diverse as joining the United Nations and running successful small businesses.

Job titles

Career progression toward senior management roles that may include:

  • chief executive officer
  • chief information officer
  • marketing/communications director
  • human resources director
  • financial manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Ethics and Sustainability
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Art and Practice of Leadership
  • Strategic Management and Business Policy
  • Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Organisation Change Management
  • Business Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      only for domestic students

  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 012133K

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a similar discipline

OR

Completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) in a similar discipline

OR

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline and 5 years of managerial experience

OR

Applicants without an undergraduate qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate (in the same discipline) based on approved work experience. Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, graduates will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31200 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    26800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26800 AUD per year and a duration of 18 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.

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