Facts & figures
With Australia's No. 1 ranked MBA, you'll discover strengths you never thought you had. You'll detect weaknesses and turn them on their head. Our part-time MBA will delve deep to unlock the ambition within, and refine your leadership skills for the real world.
This degree is designed for professionals with 3+ years of relevant experience looking to take their career to the next level and break into senior management.
We believe success requires a unique perspective with the ability to adapt proactively to emerging global trends. Our cohorts truly reflect this commitment and mindset.
Our part-time MBA caters to the career demands of busy managers and is delivered at our convenient CBD campus.
We keep the cohort for this MBA small and you can complete the program in two-to-three years of part-time study.
It consists of 12 units of study – an integrated core of seven units, an industry capstone unit and up to four electives chosen by you.
A hallmark of our management education program is our strong emphasis on experiential learning. Our part-time MBA will give you opportunities to confront complex real-world problems and apply your theory and skills to these. This active learning approach is designed to maximise the contribution of students to each other's learning; all facilitated by experienced faculty and industry practitioners.
You will have the opportunity to select from a range of electives that are consistent with the degree's core and learning outcomes.
Among our wide range of electives are International Business Project and International Social Enterprise Project units that focus on global dimensions of business strategy.
Our current electives include:
A key goal of our part-time MBA is to prepare you for real-world business situations. Find out more about the MBA capstone: Design Strategy.
For detailed information about units of study, please visit the part-time MBA course page.
Graduating with our part-time MBA will arm you with all you need to create the future you want.
The University's tuition fees are reviewed annually and may vary during the period of study. For information relating to fees, please visit the part-time MBA course details page.
There are a number of scholarships available for part-time MBA students.
Semester 2, 2021 scholarships
|Scholarship||Applications open||Applications close|
|UN Women Australia MBA Scholarship||1 March 2021||19 April 2021|
Semester 1, 2022 scholarships
|Scholarship||Applications open||Applications close|
|Future Leaders MBA Scholarship||21 June 2021||9 August 2021|
|UN Women Australia MBA Scholarship||16 August 2021||4 October 2021|
|Alek Safarian MBA Scholarship||30 August 2021||18 October 2021|
|David Anstice MBA Scholarship||30 August 2021||18 October 2021|
Register your interest to be notified when applications open and close and to receive more information on how to apply for our part-time MBA scholarships.
Note: not all scholarships are offered each year.
To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:
For detailed information about admission criteria, please visit the part-time MBA course page.
To be considered for admission, an applicant is required to have:
In exceptional circumstances the School may admit candidates without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the School, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
Students are able to apply to upgrade from the graduate diploma to the master's degree, upon achieving a credit average (65 percent for the first four units).
For detailed information about admission criteria, please visit the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration course page.
Please note that the part-time MBA and Graduate Diploma in Business Administration are currently not available to international students studying on a student visa.
Non-residents legally in Australia on a visa other than a student visa should contact MBA admissions staff for further information.
You will need to meet the necessary admission criteria before you will be considered for entry. Please check the admission criteria above.
If you are an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, you can complete your application online.
In order to complete your application online you will need the following documents:
Documents can be submitted in MS Word, RTF or PDF formats.
If the results of your previous study aren't available by the closing date, you can still submit an application. Your application will be considered, providing you forward any outstanding results once they become available.
Please note: We are accepting applications for Semester 2, 2021, however, our cohort is close to full. Your application may be considered for S1, 2022.
If you are shortlisted for the part-time MBA we will invite you to attend a selection interview to establish your suitability. These interviews generally take place in the month following the application deadline. We will contact you with more information.
For detailed information about how to apply and application deadlines, please visit the part-time MBA course page.
S2 2021 Admission deadlines
In order to secure a place in your preferred semester you are encouraged to apply in an early admission round.
We are accepting applications for Semester 2, 2021, however, our cohort is close to full. Your application may be considered for S1, 2022.
Round 1: Sunday 28 February
Round 2: Sunday 4 April
Round 3: Sunday 9 May
Round 4: Sunday 27 June (final application deadline)
Please note: Admission to the part-time MBA is by interview only. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview. The interview panel consists of the MBA Director and an MBA alumnus.
*The Australian Financial Review BOSS MBA Rankings 2019