MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

Our flagship course, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), has been enhanced with you – the student – in mind. With extensive feedback from industry professionals, employers and, of course, our students, the MBA offers more flexibility, innovative content, and practical learning outcomes than ever before.

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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

Our flagship course, the Master of Business Administration (MBA), has been enhanced with you – the student – in mind. With extensive feedback from industry professionals, employers and, of course, our students, the MBA offers more flexibility, innovative content, and practical learning outcomes than ever before.

ADELAIDE | BRISBANE | MELBOURNE | SYDNEY | ONLINE

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SPECIALISATIONS

Whether you aspire to be a senior manager or simply the best business professional you can be, the Kaplan MBA will provide you with valuable practical skills that will enhance your ability to excel in a dynamic, complex and ever-changing business world.

   Choose from one of the following contemporary specialisations or, if you prefer, experience the flexibility and diversity of a general MBA qualification without a specialisation. The choice is yours.

  • International Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health Services Management
  • Digital Management
  • Project Management

  Entrepreneurship

  International Leadership

  Health Services Management

  Digital Management

  Project Management

COURSE INFORMATION

To graduate with the Master of Business Administration you must complete a total of 12 subjects – 7 core + 5 electives.

Certain electives must be taken in order to graduate with an accredited specialisation.

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Graduate Certificate: 4 Core
Graduate Diploma: 6 core + 2 electives
MBA: 6 core + 5 electives + capstone
  • 7 Core
  • 5 Elective

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be eligible for exemptions for academic studies you have previously completed. If your application is approved, this will reduce your overall workload. However, there may be visa-related consequences associated with a shorter course duration.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Academic requirements are available by selecting from the below options. English entry requirements are also available on the international students page.

COURSE TUITION

You can find out more information about course tuition expenses on our Fees page. 

Program Subject Fee (AUD) Course Tuition
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration $3,250 $13,000
Graduate Diploma of Business Administration $3,250 $26,000
Master of Business Administration $3,250 $39,000
Program Subject Fee (AUD) Course Tuition
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration $3,050 $12,200
Graduate Diploma of Business Administration $3,050 $24,400
Master of Business Administration $3,050 $36,600

CAREER OUTCOMES

As a graduate of the Kaplan MBA, you can expect to more-easily pursue some of the following careers:

  • CEO
  • Business unit manager
  • Director of strategy
  • Health services manager
  • Management consultant
  • Online marketing consultant
  • Venture capitalist
  • Business coach
  • Information resources manager
  • Business analyst
  • Project manager
  • Risk consultant
  • Change manager
  • Self-employed professional
  • and many more..

KEY FACTS

INTAKE DATES
March, July, November
DURATION
2 years, full-time (6 trimesters) or part-time equivalent.
Maximum time for this course completion is 5 years (15 trimesters) for Domestic Students (as per the Academic Success Policy).
MODE
On campus, full-time or part-time.
Online and part-time modes are available to Domestic students.

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SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS

CORE SUBJECTS

MBA401 People, Culture and Contemporary Leadership
MBA402 Governance, Ethics and Sustainability
MBA403 Financial and Economic Interpretation and Communication
MBA404 Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Psychology

The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration contains the 4 core Graduate Certificate subjects PLUS an additional 2 core subjects & 2 electives.

CORE SUBJECTS

MBA501 Dynamic Strategy and Disruptive Innovation
MBA502 Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence, and Diversity

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

MBA503 Operations Management and Decision-Making Models
MBA504 Data Analysis, Problem Solving, and Digital Operations
MBA505 Business Psychology, Coaching and Mentoring
MBA506 Thinking Styles, Negotiation, and Conflict Management

The Master of Business Administration consists of the 4 Graduate Certificate subjects, 4 Graduate Diploma subjects PLUS 1 specialisation. Each specialisation contains 3 field specific subjects plus the MBA Capstone.

Students who study a general MBA can choose 3 electives from any of the 5 specialisations.

Entrepreneurship

MBA601 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
MBA602 Small Business Administration
MBA603 Corporate Venturing

International Leadership

MBA611 International Strategy
MBA612 International Economics and Multi-national Finance
MBA613 Organisational Change and Innovation

Health Services Management

MBA621 Healthcare Systems Management
MBA622 Comprehensive Healthcare Strategies
MBA623 Quality Healthcare Management

Digital Management

MBA631 Digital Marketing and Communications
MBA632 Knowledge Management
MBA633 Digital Analytics, Big Data and Technologies

Project Management

MBA641 Stretegic Project Management
MBA642 Project Initiation, Planning and Execution
MBA643 Project Risk, Finance & Monitoring

MBA Capstone

MBA600 MBA Capstone

WHY STUDY AN MBA?

EXPANDED NETWORK
LEADERSHIP SKILLS
INCREASED WAGE POTENTIAL
BROADER SKILLSET

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

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“I am studying an MBA at Kaplan Business School as it will give me the knowledge I need to open my own company. The subjects are really interesting! I like the campus environment, the staff and the personalised help we receive”

Hasna Chebihi

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION