Introduction to MBA Online
If you aspire to succeed in leadership, a Master of Business Administration equips you with the theory, tools and methods to launch you into the next phase of your career.
Master key business concepts including leadership, management, and strategy. Solidify your business fundamentals including marketing, accounting and finance. Study current business theory through the lens of global complex markets.
Build your skill set, strengthen your mind set, and start seeing the world differently. With your online MBA, you’ll have the courage and creativity to question the status quo and drive change.
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|Degree name||University||Indicative price*||Speed to complete‡||Core subjects||Electives||Alternative exit points|
|MBA||Edith Cowan University||$49,100||18 months||8||4||Grad Cert, Grad Dip|
|MBA||Southern Cross University||$41,440||16–32 months||12^||2||Grad Cert, Grad Dip|
|MBA (Finance)||University of South Australia||$47,700||1.5 years||10||2||Grad Cert, Grad Dip|
|MBA (Human Resource Management)||University of South Australia||$47,700||1.5 years||10||2||Grad Cert, Grad Dip|
|MBA (Marketing)||University of South Australia||$47,700||1.5 years||10||2||Grad Cert, Grad Dip|
|MBA||University of South Australia||$47,700||1.5 years||10||2||Grad Cert, Grad Dip|
|MBA (International)||University of Tasmania||$41,776||2 years||12||4||Available by application|
|MBA (Maritime and Logistics Management)||University of Tasmania||$32,424||18 months||3||9||Grad Cert, Grad Dip|
* Based on an average Australian citizen. FEE-HELP student loans may be available.
‡ Fast-track options available.
^ Plus a double weighted industry research project.
Your MBA, your way
There’s more than one way to get an MBA.
Entry pathwaysYou might not have an undergraduate degree, but your extensive work experience could meet the criteria for admission into a Graduate Certificate of Business. Complete just 4 subjects and you can move to an MBA—and get credit for those subjects too!
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Exit pointsWhen life changes, your studies should be flexible enough to change with you. If you’ve met the requirements, you can step away from your MBA and still graduate with a postgraduate qualification: 4 subjects for a Graduate Certificate, or 8 subjects for a Graduate Diploma.
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Explore, choose and enrol in your MBA online
- Learn from highly respected industry leaders
- Take a global perspective during optional study tours
- Test business solutions in real-world settings
- Design thinking
- Innovation and leadership
- Health, ethics, and sustainability
- Finance, HR and marketing
Get going with your MBA through OUA
Compare and applyWith MBAs from leading Australian universities, we’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions. Applications are open to graduates with a Bachelor Degree, and you might need to show English language proficiency and management experience.
Work out your financesDuring your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a FEE-HELP student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.
Get credit for your successWith two milestones along the way, we won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. You can build your MBA starting with a Graduate Certificate, followed by a Graduate Diploma. Upon successful completion of around 12 subjects, you’ll graduate with a Masters of Business Administration. If you’re bringing relevant study or work experience with you to your MBA, you can enter with credit and complete your MBA degree even faster.
Assurance that your MBA course is internationally focused, with strong industry connections, and attention to corporate responsibility.
- AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Curtin University and the University of South Australia are recognised as elite global business schools.
- CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings
RMIT and UniSA MBA courses are ranked among the best globally.
- EQUIS - EFMD Quality Improvement System
UniSA Business is one of just ten institutions in Australia and 189 globally to be accredited.
- European Foundation for Management Development, EFMD
RMIT is accredited and meets top quality benchmarks and standards.
- Graduate Management Association of Australia, GMAA
RMIT holds a 5-star rating
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