Business

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Cricos Code: 095353M

What is a Master of Business Administration (MBA)?

An MBA is an internationally-recognised degree designed to develop the skills required for careers in business and management. This program is a competitively priced investment that will give you the skills, knowledge, and connections to bring long-term business returns. The skillset you receive will impact and change your life. Our alumni have achieved promotions or started a new business while doing their MBA.

Are you an international student? We also offer an MBA (Advanced) course designed specifically for our international cohort.

This course is provided by Chifley Business School and delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd CRICOS Provider Code: 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

Available online. International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% online subjects over their course and is studying at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 16 Sep 19

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Workload

Full-time: 12.5 hours per week, per subject. Accelerated (Flex): 25 hours per week, per subject. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

12 months Accelerated

18 months Full-time

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

You control your workload, how and where you study. Choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. Learn more about careers in Business
MBA FOR LEADERS
"Your education will be what separates you and another candidate. Having a solid working knowledge of the industry you work in is extremely important to get ahead, and an MBA specifically is highly recognised.” Tamara Turnbull Director and Sponsorship Manager, NSW Tonga Women’s Rugby MBA (Sports Management)

"MY MBA TRAVELLED WITH ME. I COMPLETED CLASS WORK WHILE IN LONDON, NEW YORK AND HOTEL ROOMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY."

- Gareth Hallaran, Graduate of Master of Business Administration (MBA)
"The world was my classroom; technology seamlessly enabled connections to be made to the course material and importantly real connections with lecturers and other students. Location no longer mattered - the only consideration was time zones!"
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WHAT TO EXPECT

This program is designed by high-achieving industry-experienced academics for future-focused, ambitious individuals, who are serious about leading their careers and businesses to new heights. Move up in your professional career, develop critical strategies to guide your business and employ dynamic leadership skills. It is industry-focused, with an emphasis on developing your cognitive, technical and creative skills to make effective business decisions in a global context. During the course, you will strengthen your business acumen to lead people as well as teams. The skills that you gain will have a practical impact and drive real change in your professional life. The flexibility allows you to enter or exit with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Critically analyse core business functions
  • Synthesise and implement strategic process
  • Apply advanced business principles to complex problems to determine solutions
  • Organise, conceptualise, and analyse complex business issues

HOW YOU'LL STUDY

Fit everything in with flexible online options and study when it suits you.

PERSONALISE YOUR COURSE

Reach your long-term career goals through courses that are a pathway to our master’s degrees.
The Australian Institute of Company Directors offers a pathway for students who have completed the AICD Diploma to have a subject credited towards their MBA at Torrens University Australia. Please refer to our Credit Policy for further information. “The Australian Institute of Company Directors is committed to excellence in governance. We make a positive impact on society and the economy through governance education, director development and advocacy.”

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The Australian Institute of Company Directors offers a pathway for students who have completed the AICD Diploma to have a subject credited towards their MBA at Torrens University Australia. Please refer to our Credit Policy for further information. “The Australian Institute of Company Directors is committed to excellence in governance. We make a positive impact on society and the economy through governance education, director development and advocacy.”

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Fees & Scholarships

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

MBA requirements

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

In order to undertake an MBA, you must meet the minimum criteria of Cognate Bachelor Degree (AQF 7) plus 3 years of relevant work experience. If you don’t have either of these, you may still undertake the MBA if you complete a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration or a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

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Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 60

A cognate degree (AQF7) or above in any discipline from an Australian institution or a recognised equivalent qualification and 3 years of relevant work experience.

Students without formal qualifications are eligible to apply for entry to the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration.
Approved English tests include:
  • CAE 58
  • IELTS 6.5, with no sub score less than 6.0
  • PTE 60
  • TOEFL 79’
In order to undertake an MBA, you must meet the minimum criteria of Cognate Bachelor Degree (AQF 7) plus 3 years of relevant work experience. If you don’t have either of these, you may still undertake the MBA if you complete a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration or a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

View other relevant course information including admissions criteria
Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 60

A cognate degree (AQF7) or above in any discipline from an Australian institution or a recognised equivalent qualification and 3 years of relevant work experience.

Students without formal qualifications are eligible to apply for entry to the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration.
Approved English tests include:
  • CAE 58
  • IELTS 6.5, with no sub score less than 6.0
  • PTE 60
  • TOEFL 79’

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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