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Master of Business Administration

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Master of Business Administration

What is an MBA?

The Master of Business Administration, usually known as an MBA, is an internationally recognised degree designed to develop the skills required for leadership careers in business and management. A wide range of elective subjects lets you tailor your qualification to suit your career goals. This qualification emphasises the improvement of cognitive, technical and creative skills to make intelligent business decisions in a global context.
This MBA is designed and delivered by high-achieving industry experienced academics to help you strengthen your business acumen and learn to employ dynamic leadership skills. Upon completion of our on-campus or online MBA, you will have the skills, knowledge, and connections to enable solid, long-term business returns. This course consists of eight core and four elective subjects, so you can focus on your specific career objectives, and you can enter or exit with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

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Learning outcomes

  • Master industry-standard business software to effectively analyse data.
  • Apply advanced business principles to solve complex problems.
  • Encourage teams and individuals in ethical decision-making.
  • Systematically evaluate business risk and communicate findings to a broader audience.
CEO Magazine Top 30 global online MBA rankings

Top 30 online MBA*

Our online MBA is ranked in the top 30 globally by CEO Magazine, so you know it's a world class program.

CEO Magazine Tier One Global MBA rankings

Top-ranked MBA school*

Our MBA program is ranked Tier-1 by CEO Magazine, putting it among the world's best.

Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
1.5 years full time, part-time options available, 1 year accelerated
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

This is an AQF Level 9 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Study at a top-ranked MBA school
Our Tier-1 MBA is among the world's best, and our online MBA is ranked in the top 30 globally by CEO Magazine.

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Future-proof your career
Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.

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Ultimate flexibility
With the option to study full or part time and all your course materials online, you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle.
Accelerate your career with an MBA
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Career opportunities

Move up in your professional career by learning the skills to critically analyse business functions, implement strategic processes, manage risk and lead complex teams so you can guide your business to success.

Potential career paths

  • Senior Project Manager
    Average salary: $119,122 - $193,439
  • Entrepreneur
    Average salary: $129,500
  • General Manager
    Average salary: $100,000 - $197,500
  • Senior Consultant
    Average salary: $90,000 - $140,000
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Studying my MBA assisted me to bring together everything I had learned over the past 20 years in my working career and elevated my skills, knowledge and overall experience.
Amanda Miller
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Subjects and units

This course comprises of 12 subjects, which includes 8 core subjects and 4 elective subjects. Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Electives

Requirements

These six core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select two electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Financial Management | FIN600
  • Marketing | MKT600
  • Management, People and Teams | MGT600
  • Dynamic Leadership | MGT601
  • Business Decision Analytics | MGT602
  • Systems Thinking | MGT603

Requirements

These two core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select two electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Strategic Management | MGT604
  • Business Capstone | MGT605

Requirements

Choose two elective subjects below in year one and two.

Elective subjects

  • Business Environment | MGT501 
  • Business Communications | MGT502
  • Employer Based Project | MGT606
  • Innovation Creativity and Entrepreneurship | MGT607
  • Business Law and International Contexts | MGT608
  • Managing Information Systems | MGT609
  • Organisational Best Practice | MGT610
  • International Business Strategy | MGT611
  • Risk Management | MGT612
  • Corporate Sustainability | MGT613
  • Technology Strategy | MGT614
  • Foundations of Information Systems | MIS500
  • Data Modelling and Database Design | MIS602
  • Microservices Architecture | MIS603
  • Requirements Engineering | MIS604
  • Systems Analysis and Design | MIS605
  • Principles of Project Management | PROJ6000
  • Project Planning and Budgeting | PROJ6002
  • Project Execution and Control | PROJ6003

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

We have a course partnership with the Australian Institute of Company Directions (AICD), which offers a pathway for students who have completed the AICD Diploma to have a subject credited towards their MBA at Torrens University Australia.
Australian Institute of Company Directors
Australian HR Institute
Australian Red Cross
GBA Projects
B Lab Australia New Zealand
Keylend
Educate Plus
AML
Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia
Project Management Institute

Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian 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.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about business, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of business scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the business industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Successful completion of a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or higher, in a business-related discipline

OR

Successful completion of a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or higher, in a non business-related discipline

At least two years of post-degree professional work experience

OR

At least five years of professional work experience (of which three years is managerial)

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Successful completion of a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or higher, in a business-related discipline.

OR

Successful completion of a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or higher, in a non business-related discipline

At least two years of post-degree professional work experience
At least five years of professional work experience (of which three years is managerial).
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?
  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?

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