Master of Business Administration (On Demand)

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What is an MBA (On Demand)?

The MBA (On Demand) is one of the most affordable MBAs and with no scheduled classes, you can learn at a pace that suits you. With this online MBA, you can access the learning materials when it works for you. This enhanced flexibility is purpose-built for busy professionals.

The MBA (On Demand) helps you build the technical, creative and leadership skills needed to make effective business decisions and lead dynamic organisations in a global context. This course consists of six core and six elective subjects, letting you tailor your MBA to your career needs. You can also enter or exit with a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (On Demand) or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (On Demand).


Learning outcomes

  • Apply advanced business principles to solve complex problems.
  • Lead teams and individuals in ethical decision-making.
  • Systematically evaluate business risk and communicate findings to a broader audience.
  • Master industry-standard business software to effectively analyse data.
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Our MBA program was ranked Tier-1 by CEO Magazine in 2022, putting it among the world's best.

Study mode
Online and on demand
Campus locations
Course duration
1.5 years full time, 3 years part time
Start date
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023

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

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More students choose to study an MBA at Torrens University than any other Australian university. *Source

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Pay less
Our Business Administration (On Demand) courses use a low-contact design, meaning you pay less for your degree.

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Study when it suits you, with no scheduled classes and all your learning materials and assessments available from day one.
Accelerate your career with a global qualification. Study at a pace that suits you.
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Career opportunities

An MBA will equip you with advanced management, innovation and business administration skills, preparing you for leadership roles in any industry.

Potential career paths

  • Executive Director
    Average salary: $87,248 - $207,520
  • General Manager
    Average salary: $100,000 - $197,500
  • Entrepreneur
    Average salary: $129,500
  • Senior Project Manager
    Average salary: $119,122 - $193,439
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The MBA (On Demand) is designed for ambitious, busy working professionals looking to take their career to the next level. Our innovative delivery model puts you in control, allowing you to learn when it suits you.
Professor Scott Richardson
Associate Dean, Business

Subjects and units

This course comprises six core subjects and six elective subjects. Each subject involves 10 to 15 hours of self-directed study per week.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Electives


Complete the four core subjects listed below. Additionally, you’re required to select four electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Marketing | BMKTHD600
  • Financial Management | BFINHD600
  • Dynamic Leadership | BMGTHD601
  • Management, People and Teams | BMGTHD600


Complete the two core subjects listed below. Additionally, you’re required to select two electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Systems Thinking | BMGTHD603
  • Business Capstone | BMGTHD605


Choose six elective subjects below.
  • Business Environment | BMGTHD501
  • Business Communications | BMGTHD502
  • Principles of Project Management | BPROHD600
  • Project Planning and Budgeting | PROJ6002
  • Employer Based Project | MGT606
  • Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship | BMGTHD607
  • Corporate Sustainability | BMGTHD613
  • Agile Project Management | BPROHD608

Entry details


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


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


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.

An Australian bachelor’s degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent in a business (or related) discipline from a recognised tertiary institution;


Any Australian Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent AND at least 2 years post degree professional work experience;


Five (5) years of work experience (of which 3 years is managerial);


Successful completion of Graduate Certificate of Business Administration.

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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

  • 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?
  • 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?

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