Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full Time

General

Program Description

In just 12 months, UWA's MBA Full-Time Intensive will enhance your career prospects anywhere in the world. The UWA MBA Full Time Intensive will give you the best chance to become a future leader by enabling you to concentrate on one of three specialist focus areas: leadership, resources, or management.


About The Course

Our MBA Full Time Intensive gives you outstanding preparation for getting the job you want. The course includes:

  • A personalized Leadership Development Program developed for you by world-class Leadership Faculty (two Australian Research Council Future Fellows and the Woodside Chair in Leadership and Management)
  • One-on-one mentoring from a senior industry figure
  • Careers coaching and workshops delivered by our MBA Career Services Manager
  • Strategic Analysis and Consulting Project, working on a real project for one of our partner organizations (previous organizations include ATCO Gas, Department of Agriculture and Food WA, APPEA)
  • Master classes with Senior Executives and Senior Managers from top ASX companies and government departments
  • Direct contact with members of the Business School Board
  • Choice of specialist focus areas in the leadership of finance


Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units.

Core

Take all units (54 points):

  • ACCT5602 Accounting (6)
  • BUSN5000 Leading Self and Others: Leadership Challenge (0)
  • ECON5503 Economic Management and Strategy (6)
  • FINA5530 Managerial Finance (6)
  • MGMT5501 Organisational Behaviour (6)
  • MGMT5502 Strategic Analysis and Consulting Project (12)
  • MGMT5513 Data-Driven Decision Making (6)
  • MGMT5521 Operations and Strategic Supply Chain Management (6)
  • MKTG5550 Marketing Principles (6)

Option

Take unit(s) to the value of 18 points:

  • ECON5504 Global Energy and Mineral Markets (6)
  • FINA5601 Valuation and Risk Analysis for Resource Companies (6)
  • FINA5602 Strategic Corporate Finance (6)
  • FINA5603 Mergers and Acquisitions (6)
  • MGMT5522 Leading Global Collaborations (6)
  • MGMT5523 Becoming a Leader: Perspectives on Leadership Development (6)
  • MGMT5524 Strategic Management of Resource Companies (6)
  • MGMT5570 Organisational Change and Transformation (6)
  • MGMT5608 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (6)
  • MGMT5615 Selected Topics in Management (6)
  • MGMT5618 International Study Program (6)
  • MGMT5647 Negotiation Behaviour (6)
  • MGMT5665 Project Management (6)


Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognized by UWA;

and

(b)(i) a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)* score, and at least three years of relevant, documented professional experience; or

(ii) a valid GMAT* score of at least 650, and at least two years of relevant documented professional experience.

*GMAT scores are valid for five years.


Relevant Scholarships

Domestic scholarships

If you're a high-achieving student, you may be eligible for one of the UWA Business School's MBA scholarships. All domestic applicants who are accepted into the MBA Full Time are automatically considered for a suite of scholarships. Scholarships are awarded by taking into account each candidate's interview performance and GMAT score.

To be considered, applicants must submit a completed application (CV, personal statement, two referee reports, and a valid GMAT score) by close of this round, prior to being interviewed.

International fee-waiver scholarships

There are 10 full fee-waiver scholarships available to international students who achieve a GMAT score of 680 or higher and progress through a successful interview round. All international applicants who are accepted into the MBA Full Time are automatically considered for this scholarship.

To be considered, applicants must submit a completed application (CV, personal statement, two referee reports, and a valid GMAT score) by close of this round, prior to being interviewed.

Most MBA scholarships are awarded in Round 1 and applications for this round close on 1 July 2018.


Career Pathways

MBA graduates are highly sought after by industry and progress on to a range of senior management positions in fields such as business development, strategy, marketing and customer service. These roles fall into a diverse range of public, private and not-for-profit sectors including government departments, resources, consulting and financial services.


Course Accreditation

UWA Business School is accredited internationally by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. AACSB is a worldwide, not-for-profit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education.


Quick Details

Status

  • Available 2018

Locations

  • Perth

Attendance

  • Full-time only

Delivery

  • On-campus

Starting dates

  • Every January

Weekly contact time

  • To be advised

Level of study

  • Postgraduate

Course Code

  • 43520

CRICOS code

  • 081415F

Full time/part time duration

  • 12 months

Degrees course is available in

  • Master of Business Administration - Coursework and Dissertation
Last updated July 2019

About the School

University of Western Australia Business School's mission is to provide world-class education, research and community engagement for the advancement of the prosperity and welfare of our communities.

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