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Study a global MBA
In a complex, changing world, leaders of the future require the ability at a local, national and international level to see the ‘big picture. Increasingly, employers are seeking individuals who are managers and global thought leaders with the ability to bring together the resources and innovative potential of an organisation to deliver sophisticated, successful international strategies.
The MBA (Global) programme develops these critical capabilities through an innovative and rigorous curriculum, expert and highly engaged staff, and an active, problem-based approach to learning that develops confidence and work readiness.
Why study with us?
Study closer to opportunity and make strong industry connections - by studying in NUspace, in the heart of Newcastle, not only will you have a strong connection to the city, but you will also be intrinsically connected to our strong business industry networks. Our highly qualified teaching staff are the direct brokers to this local and national industry, which allows you to make real connections that translate into tangible employment opportunities.
Build upon your current undergraduate qualification - we welcome students from all disciplinary backgrounds looking to develop a global mindset and management skills.
Combine your degree with a second masters degree - you have the option to study with one of our highly reputable and high-profile international universities in your second year, including LUISS Business School in Rome (Italy), or the Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University, New Jersey (USA). Please enrol for a Semester 2 commencement with the University of Newcastle.
Unique International experiences - you will embark on an international study tour that will enable you to develop your cultural competency and provide context to global issues. You will also gain work experience and build employability skills through a blend of theory and active learning with a compulsory internship.
Build a life in Australia - the MBA (Global) programme is a two-year programme in which students will be eligible for post-study work rights.
An exceptional learning experience - be taught in our world-class, purpose-built facility, NUspace. A $95 million landmark education precinct that harnesses the latest in technology and innovation in teaching and learning, providing the ideal environment for you to excel in your studies. NUspace is well connected to the local community and city.
AACSB Accreditation - the Newcastle Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than five per cent of the world's business programmes.
What you will study
The MBA (Global) is designed for individuals who are recent graduates in any discipline, who have limited work experience, and who are looking to develop their business leadership and management skills. The MBA (Global) will provide students with an in-depth understanding of business globalisation and its complex effect on stakeholders, societies and economies and develop their global mindset, with the interpersonal skills that allow them to operate across countries, cultures and contexts.
All 16 courses in the MBA (Global) have been developed exclusively for the programme. In addition to the 11 core (compulsory) courses, you will also have the opportunity to study elective courses in cutting edge areas of interest, including innovation and entrepreneurship, behavioural economics, change management, and business and climate change.