Postgraduate course

Master of Business Administration

Get the business and management skills you need to succeed in a senior management role, expand your career prospects or take your career in a new direction.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

M1256

Study mode

Part Time

Duration (years)

12 months

Selection rank

CRICOS code

089548F
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For Learner Engagement and Student Support for Accounting, Business and Management. 1

Strong job growth

For careers in accounting, advertising, finance, human resource management and management. 2

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Overview

Embark on a journey of personal and professional growth where you’ll be supported to pursue your career goals. Gain valuable knowledge and business insights, and develop greater self-awareness as you learn to reflect on your leader identity and leadership attributes.

You’ll work closely with our academic team and choose electives from business management, economics and health management to create a specialist qualification to suit your career aspirations.

3 reasons to study an MBA at Murdoch

  1. Choose full-time, part-time, on-campus or online options to help you fit study into your working life. If you’re an international student, you’ll need to study full-time to meet your visa requirements.
  2. This course can be completed in as little as 12 months (in accelerated mode) and your previous study and experience might mean you can gain credits for some units and graduate faster.
  3. Take advantage of free workshops and seminars to help you with writing, statistics and data analysis, ethics, how to run surveys and research as a postgraduate student.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Business context – innovatively apply theories to resolve problems in challenging international business situations.
  • Business competencies – interrogate information to assist in management decision-making.
  • Leadership and strategy – lead and manage the modern enterprise as it develops people and engages with society in its pursuit of organisational goals.
  • Stakeholder management – develop positive relationships with stakeholders and display the capability to think inclusively across cultures and contexts.

Your future career

A postgraduate qualification can help you further your current career and move into a more senior role, or help you change career paths to pursue new opportunities. Depending on your own situation and career aspirations, there are many careers and positions that this course can lead to. Join a rapidly growing industry with 89,000 new management jobs expected in Australia by 2022. Source: Job Outlook WA Government 2019. Careers could include:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Marketing Director
  • Strategy Director
  • Business Operations Manager.

Good management is needed across all industries. You could find yourself working in government, media, advertising, finance, other areas of business or non-government organisations (NGOs).

Note: We offer this Master of Business Administration (MBA) for experienced candidates. We also offer a Master of Business Administration Global (MBA Global) for early career achievers.

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Study areas

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
Available Not Available
Internal External
Kaplan Myanmar University College, Yangon Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
Murdoch Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
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Entry requirements

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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