The Master of Business Administration Executive (EMBA) delivers an integrated suite of sophisticated theoretical and professional capabilities for executives, those aspiring to executive positions, and entrepreneurs.


The program develops the skills needed to respond to the dynamic business environment through identifying, implementing and managing best business practices through all stages of business and professional life cycles.

Leadership skills are enhanced to enable effective responses to the management of all business models. Graduates are equipped to be innovative, visionary and strategic in the delivery of customer-driven outcomes.

To allow senior managers to manage their work and study commitments, the program is delivered in an intensive mode over long weekends, including a residential weekend and an intensive offshore study tour.

In exceptional cases, candidates who do not have a Bachelor degree but can demonstrate senior executive work experience will be considered for admission to the program on an individual basis.


Sydney Campus

Course Learning Structure

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:


Critically evaluate and integrate business-related knowledge and theories.


Lead and work with others in a variety of organisational contexts.


Develop and utilise strategic networks for professional purposes.


Effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders in complex business situations.


Critically analyse business intelligence within diverse contexts.


Apply research principles and methods to design and conduct a consultancy project

Entry Requirements

The Master of Business Administration (Executive) is currently only available for domestic students with a recognised bachelor’s degree with an equivalent average mark of 60%, plus a minimum of five years of senior management work experience. In exceptional cases, candidates who are able to demonstrate senior executive work experience will be considered for admission on an individual basis.

If you are interested in studying an MBA but do not meet the above entry requirements, you can consider studying the Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Business Administration (MBA) Advanced.

Why Study With Us?

We offer three intakes per year, and many subjects are scheduled to fit in with your professional and lifestyle commitments. Some classes are offered on a weekly basis, mostly in the evening, while others run in intensive mode over the weekend to minimise time away from other responsibilities.

Over 90% of our graduates are employed within 4 months of graduating and our postgraduate students average starting salary is $108,800 AUD, 4% higher than the nation’s average*.

We offer a variety of Scholarships available for both Domestic and International students ranging from 10% to 100%, so you are able to invest in your future.

Our courses are continually developed, informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by employers, delivered by highly qualified academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources.


Our dedicated student support services are built around your individual needs. Our student advisors, academic staff and careers consultant are available each week for consultation. Study skills workshops are also run weekly to ensure your success. We provide a number of social and semi-formal events that give you the opportunity to network with your peers, members of the local business community and alumni.

*QILT 2016-2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated July 27, 2019
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