Postgraduate course

Master of Business Administration (Global)

Are you a recent graduate or international student looking to get some experience in the workplace? This course will give you the business knowledge and career management tools you need to succeed in your global business career.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

M1279

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

2

Selection rank

CRICOS code

096880B
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Five-star rating

For learner engagement, skills development, teaching quality 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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In WA to offer SimLabTM, an immersive, virtual reality platform to prepare you for real-life HR experiences.

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Overview

Get the business administration knowledge and skills you need to change your career path or launch your business career in Australia and around the world.

You’ll focus on opportunities to get valuable industry experience through professional placements and applied research projects. This MBA Global could also be a step towards doctoral studies after you complete the course.

3 reasons to study a MBA Global at Murdoch

  1. Put theory into practice with professional placements through our Work Integrated Learning program. Past MBA Global students have interned with local businesses and government departments.
  2. 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.
  3. Follow in the footsteps of other Murdoch free thinkers and become a part of a global community of leaders. Our alumni now include the CEO of an international airline, the CEO of a major Asian bank, the Managing Director of an advertising agency in Australia and more.

Develop your skills

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

  • Core business – learn marketing, accounting and management skills which will help you to help in management decision-making.
  • Strategy – explore how business interacts with the government, society and the environment and develop strategies that are ethical, legal and wise.
  • Professionalism – build a portfolio with the career management tools needed to succeed as an early career professional.
  • Specialist knowledge – choose to specialise in areas such as people management, sustainability, health management, international marketing, non-profit management or global electives.

Your future career

A postgraduate qualification can help you pursue new opportunities as you launch your career. Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) reports that postgraduates earn on average $20,000 more than those with an undergraduate degree.

Depending on your own situation and career aspirations, there are many careers and positions that this course can lead to. Careers could include:

  • Finance Officer
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Health Policy or Sustainability Advisor.

Professional recognition

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

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

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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 tests, university preparation courses, English language courses, previous 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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