MASTER OF
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is widely regarded as the preferred qualification for professionals wanting to pursue a career in strategic management. An MBA can advance your career, expand your professional network, offer higher earning potential and develop your leadership skills.

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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

OThe Master of Business Administration (MBA) is widely regarded as the preferred qualification for professionals wanting to pursue a career in strategic management. An MBA can advance your career, expand your professional network, offer higher earning potential and develop your leadership skills.

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An MBA can advance your career, expand your professional network, enhance your earning potential and provide you with the skills you need to lead and succeed. If you’d like more information and professional advice about our MBA course please complete the form below with your details and one of our course advisors will contact you and assist you shortly.

MBA SPECIALISATIONS

A Kaplan Business School MBA will provide you with valuable practical skills that will allow you to excel in a dynamic and ever-changing professional environment and to become a successful leader. Benefit from the flexibility and diversity of a general Master of Business Administration or choose one of our five specialisations.

INTAKE DATES

Enrol in March, July or November.

MODE

On campus, full-time or part-time. Online and part-time modes are available to Domestic students. Conditions apply for International students.

TYPICAL DURATION

Standard study option

2 years/ 12 subjects/ 6 trimesters

An accelerated study option is available depending on subject offerings.

Master of Business Administration Overview

COURSE OVERVIEW

To graduate with the Master of Business Administration you must complete a total of 12 subjects. You can choose for a general MBA, or choose for an MBA with a specialisation.
MBA (no specialisation):

  • 7 core subjects + 5 electives

MBA (with specialisation):

  • 7 core subjects + 2 electives + 3 core specialisation subjects
  • Core subjects
  • Electives

COURSE CREDIT

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.

Download the RPL application form

TUITION FEES

StudentSubject FeeCourse Tuition
Domestic$3,250$39,000
International$3,450$41,400

For information about additional fees choose whether you are a Domestic Student or an International Student.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) OR
  • An Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree (or equivalent) plus evidence of a minimum of two years relevant industry experience.

You can find further information about entry to KBS, including information for mature age students, on our Domestic Entry Requirements page. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Academic Requirements

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent*) OR
  • An Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree (or equivalent*) plus evidence of a minimum of two years relevant industry experience.

International students are required to have their overseas qualification assessed by the Department of Education and Training and deemed comparable to the postgraduate entry requirements. You can find further information about your country’s requirements on our International Entry Requirements page.

English Language Requirements

For English entry requirements please visit the International Entry Requirements page. 

Need English? You could be eligible for a packaged offer with Kaplan International English. Contact us to find out more.

WHAT WILL YOU BE?

This qualification is designed to provide you with valuable practical management skills that will allow you to develop your capability to lead and inspire others in a global business environment. Our MBA course now offers specialisations, perfectly suited if you wish to further your career and increase your earning potential within a specific area.

 

CLICK ON THE SPECIALISATIONS BELOW TO VIEW CAREER OUTCOMES FOR EACH:

SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS

LEVEL 400

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

 


LEVEL 500

CORE SUBJECTS

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

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS
Pick 2 subjects from the table below:

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
MBA507 Internship

 


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - DIGITAL MANAGEMENT

DIGITAL MANAGEMENT Subjects

MBA631 Digital Marketing and Communications
MBA632 Knowledge Management
MBA633 Digital Analytics, Big Data and Technologies
MBA600 MBA Capstone

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT Subjects

 

MBA641 Strategic Project Management
MBA642 Project Initiation, Planning and Execution
MBA643 Project Risk, Finance & Monitoring
MBA600 MBA Capstone

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT

HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT SUBJECTS

MBA621 Healthcare Systems Management
MBA622 Comprehensive Healthcare Strategies
MBA623 Healthcare Management
MBA600 MBA Capstone

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUBJECTS

MBA601 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
MBA602 Small Business Administration
MBA603 New Venture Capital Raising
MBA600 MBA Capstone

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP

INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP SUBJECTS

MBA611 International Strategy
MBA612 International Economics and Multi-National Finance
MBA613 Organisational Change and Innovation
MBA600 MBA Capstone

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - NO SPECIALISATION

CORE SUBJECT

MBA600 MBA Capstone

 

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS
Pick 3 subjects from the table below:

MBA631 Digital Marketing and Communications
MBA632 Knowledge Management
MBA633 Digital Analytics, Big Data and Technologies
MBA641 Strategic Project Management
MBA642 Project Initiation, Planning and Execution
MBA643 Project Risk, Finance & Monitoring
MBA621 Healthcare Systems Management
MBA622 Comprehensive Healthcare Strategies
MBA623 Healthcare Management
MBA601 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
MBA602 Small Business Administration
MBA603 New Venture Capital Raising
MBA611 International Strategy
MBA612 International Economics and Multi-National Finance
MBA613 Organisational Change and Innovation

Students should review individual subject information for specific assessment details as assessment methods may vary.

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