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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) (MBAL)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
Campus
  • -
Duration
  • 6 teaching periods or part-time equivalent
Start
  • Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
Note: See Apply section for detailed start dates for each teaching period.

Overview

  • Designed to prepare you for executive leadership roles, UniSQ’s new accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) provides the tools to advance your career while delivering value and innovation to your organisation.
  • Study UniSQ’s online MBA in 8-week teaching periods. With six start dates each year, benefit from the convenience of kick-starting your study when it suits you.
  • Gain relevant skills with assignments that focus on specific problems, real-life projects, opportunities for collaboration, and no exams.
  • Two capstone courses allow you to apply your research and analytical skills to explore mega-trends, technological advances and paradigm shifts at the local and global level that have the potential to impact the future of business.
  • The innovative learning structure means it’s one of the quickest MBA degrees on the market.
  • UniSQ’s team of lecturers, graphic designers, teaching experts and industry advisors developed MBA courses that are interdisciplinary. This means you’ll graduate with an outcome-focused MBA degree that gives you the knowledge and skills to confidently execute strategic decisions. 
  • The digital learning journey encompasses learning from lecturers who have real industry experience, coaching calls, podcasts, readings, concepts, and real-world problem solving.
 

Career outcomes

  • Expand your strategic thinking capabilities and become ready to transition into executive roles regardless of industry. If you have received feedback that you need to be more strategic or demonstrate how you are strategic then this is the degree for you. 
  • The UniSQ MBA provides the capabilities and self-development for you to successfully apply for and be a serious contender for senior and executive roles. Be prepared for roles such as: CEO, Senior Executive, COO, CTO, CIO, CMO, and/or CFO.
 

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university 3-year bachelor degree (AQF Level 7 or recognised equivalent) with a GPA of at least 4.0 out of 7.0, and a minimum of 3 years' full-time relevant professional work experience, post degree, at a management or supervisory level.

For applicants who do not meet the above requirements, UniSQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business Administration provides an articulation pathway into the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 12 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 2 units per teaching period. 

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 12
Total 12

Core MBA courses

  • Leveraging your leadership identity (compulsory starting course)
  • Making decisions strategically
  • Analysing business data
  • Leading a high-performance culture
  • Shaping organisational policy
  • Balancing drivers of business performance
  • Designing systems for impact
  • Communicating strategically
  • Mobilising your people
  • Leading through a crisis
  • Driving growth and innovation
  • Dreaming big (capstone course)

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your study (12 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 48000

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

Intakes

Select to start your degree in one of the following intakes:

Intakes Application closing date Study period start date End date
Block 1 Monday 15 January 2024 Monday 22 January 2024 Friday 8 March 2024
Block 2 Monday 11 March 2024 Monday 18 March 2024 Friday 3 May 2024
Block 3 Monday 6 May 2024 Monday 13 May 2024 Friday 28 June 2024
Block 4 Monday 1 July 2024 Monday 8 July 2024 Friday 23 August 2024
Block 5 Monday 26 August 2024 Monday 2 September 2024 Friday 18 October 2024
Block 6 Monday 21 October 2024 Monday 28 October 2024 Friday 13 December 2024

More information on applying key dates is available.

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