Degree details

You can choose to focus your learning in one of four specialisations:


An entrepreneurial mindset is a valuable asset in our modern economy. This specialisation will teach you to how to identify, cultivate, and market opportunities for innovation in a range of business settings. 


Financial literacy is a must for modern managers. This specialisation will teach you how to acquire and invest funds and how to manage the investment portfolio of an organisation. You’ll learn about relationships between international financial markets and how this can impact individual organisations. 


Marketing is about finding creative solutions to communication problems. You’ll learn how to identify a target audience, develop strategies to reach them, and communicate effectively to drive action. 

Business Research 

Specially developed for high-achieving students, this specialisation will equip you with a sought-after skill set in data-driven decision making. You’ll learn how to draw meaningful insight from quantitative and qualitative data and how to conduct business research. 

MBA graduates are leaders in business – locally, nationally and globally. An MBA gives you the skills required to lead and achieve in your chosen field in both a general management and specialist context. 

Our graduates have excellent career prospects. 90% of postgraduate students from business and management courses find full-time work within 4 months of graduating (Source: 2017 Graduate Outcomes Survey).

Notable alumni:

  • Daniel Leesong, Founder, Coal River Farm
  • Raz Haroon, Managing Director, Gloo Advertising
  • Anne Bennett, Marketing and Communications Manager, Ashgrove Cheese Pty. Ltd.
  • Michael Patterson, General Manager, Telstra Tasmania

Higher education

For entry into the MBA (International), students must meet the following criteria: 

  • Completed undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution, or;
  • Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business Studies at the University of Tasmania, or an equivalent qualifying Graduate Certificate*, or;
  • Completion of an AQF Level 6 qualification and a minimum of three (3) years senior managerial experience. 

*a qualifying Graduate Certificate is any Graduate Certificate from an Australian higher education institution, or the equivalent from any other institution. 

Postgraduate merit scholarship - 25% fee discount

Be rewarded for the work you put into your undergraduate degree. This scholarship offers a 25% reduction in tuition fees to domestic students who achieved a B+/75% grade overall in their studies and enrol in a postgraduate coursework program offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics at the University of Tasmania. Learn more.

English Proficiency Requirements

For students who are not native English speakers, an IELTS score with an overall Band of 6 and no band less than 6; or a TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 72 (no individual skill must be lower than: Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; and, Writing 22) or a PTE Academic overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50, or provide evidence that you have studied for 2 years full-time with English as the sole medium of instruction and examination. These tests must not be more than 24 months old. 

If you are a national of, and are currently residing in a country where English is the official language, and have completed your highest level of studies (senior secondary or tertiary) in that country, you are exempt from the above two year validity period. The University of Tasmania will recognise your previous studies as meeting the English language entry requirement.

Advanced Standing is the recognition of prior studies, from either another institution or another course at this university, that may count towards the requirements for the degree you are applying for at the University of Tasmania. For more information visit the UTAS website

Join a global community of leaders with the University of Tasmania’s Master of Business Administration (International). This MBA is suitable for people either coming straight from an undergraduate degree or those who have some experience in the workforce. This degree will equip you with life-long business skills. You’ll learn about data-driven decision making, finance and economics for managers, human resource management, and management in an international context. As an MBA student you’ll extend your learning by participating in an international study tour where you’ll visit multinational corporations, universities, and government departments to see first-hand the complexities of international business operations.