Master of Business Administration MBA
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An MBA you can tailor to your interests. Start by updating your management skills in finance, marketing, and strategy. Then choose topics to shape your career, including global business and entrepreneurship. Take the leap to visionary leadership.
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What you'll learn
- Learn in a team environment where you and the other program participants share real-life management challenges and application of problem-solving skills
- Complete six courses in the fundamentals of accounting, economics, corporate finance, strategic management and marketing. Then choose six interest topics, including international trade and finance, entrepreneurship, global business management, and research
- Apply your new skills in your current job and complete the MBA flexibly either on campus or online
- Account Executive
- Chief Executive Officer
- Chief Financial Officer
- Chief Operating Officer
- General Manager
- High level management roles
- Senior Project Manager
To be considered for admission candidates would normally be required to:
- possess an undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent *
- have at least two years relevant full-time equivalent work or other relevant experience; and
- candidates whose first language is other than English must demonstrate an appropriate level of English proficiency.
UniSC accepts applications for multiple study periods throughout the year. These include Semester 1 applications which usually close in February, Semester 2 applications which usually close in July, as well as session-based and trimester-based study periods. As part of your application, UniSC will share information about the next available study period for this program.
Work and Life
Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree but have at least 3 years’ relevant full-time equivalent work or other relevant experience may be admitted to the qualifying Graduate Certificate in Business Administration. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will qualify the candidate for entry into the MBA for completion of the remaining courses.
Credit for previous study or work
If you've completed prior study or have relevant work experience, you may, under specified conditions, be eligible for credit towards your USC degree.
Increase and deepen your range of management skills. This program covers the latest trends and influences in business and builds on your skills in critical thinking and analysis.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
This program is offered full-time or equivalent part-time.
The recommended study pattern is subject to change based on study period of enrolment. To learn more about the courses you will undertake in this program please refer to program structure.
Required courses (6) 72 units
- BUS703 Evidenced Based Decision Making
- BUS704 Finance and Accounting for Managers
- BUS705 Innovation Management and Professional Development
- MGT701 Leading and Managing Organisations
- MGT703 Strategy, Governance and Ethics
- MKG701 Marketing in a Global Environment
Elective courses (6) 72 units
Select 6 elective courses (72 units) from any of the 500 or 700 level courses from School of Business and Creative Industries.
These electives can be used to study courses in the following interest areas:
- Economics, Accounting and Finance
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
- Health Sector Business Management
- Information and Communications Technology
- Global Business
- Each study period, you have the choice to switch between full-time and part-time study. Full-time study is enrolling in three or more courses per study period, while part-time study is one or two courses per study period..
- The total number of units required to complete the program is 144 units.
- The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
- Program structures are subject to change
To attain the award of Master of Business Administration, students are required to successfully complete 144 units as outlined in the Program Structure
- Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
- Graduate Diploma in Business Administration