Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students are able to start this program online and finish in Australia.
Location: Newcastle City
Mode of delivery: Face to Face, Online
Duration: 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 5 years maximum.
Location: Newcastle City
Duration:1.5 years full-time.
Mode of delivery: Face to Face, Online
English language proficiency:
IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
IELTS section minimum - 6.0
Fees: AUD 38,195 (indicative annual fee, 2020). Indicative annual fees are based on a full-year full-time load (80 units).
Programme code: 40137
CRICOS code: 102238G
CRICOS code: 083519D
Study an MBA
Outstanding business leadership meets you when you graduate with the Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Newcastle. With brand new on-campus facilities or an all-inclusive online programme guided by business leaders and academics, the MBA is designed to challenge you and build your capacity for business excellence.
The MBA attunes you to a higher understanding of business management decision making, marketing, organisational behaviour, accounting and finance processes, strategic management and the international business arena.
Listen to our webinar from Dr Sonia Viches-Montero learn more about our MBA programme.
Why study with us?
Earn professional credit - the MBA is one of the few programmes that recognise the relevant professional experience and may result in credit being granted.
An affordable, high-quality MBA - the University of Newcastle offers a quality MBA programme which includes both face-to-face and online modes, with more than 70 courses to choose from. We do not charge high-end fees.
Flexible study options - courses are run in trimesters and students are provided with an opportunity to study at a pace which suits their personal and professional lives.
Study at NUspace - in the heart of Newcastle’s CBD, NUspace provides the optimum environment for you to excel in your studies.
Combine your MBA - with another master degree in Marketing, Applied Finance, International Business, Human Resource Management or Professional Accounting and you can graduate with two degrees in less time than it would take to complete them separately.
Our graduates get jobs - with over 92% of MBA graduates securing employment within four months of completing their degree. (Overall employment rate - 2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey).
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.
Global Leaders Scholarship
You could be eligible for a scholarship valued up to A$12,500 towards your studies.
The Global Leaders Scholarship has been established to support you to study one of our undergraduate or postgraduate Business and Law coursework programmes. This scholarship is available for students from the following regions:
Scholarships will be automatically awarded to students from the above regions who have received an offer to study in an eligible programme and who will commence studying with us in 2021 and 2022.
This includes international students applying to study with University of Newcastle for the first time, as well as students entering after completion of an approved University of Newcastle pathway programme:
Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Business and Commerce with NIC and are entering the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce (as of year 2).
Students who successfully complete the NIC Pre-Master’s Programme and gain entry to a Masters level Business School Programme.
The scholarship provides A$2,500 per term of full-time study in an eligible programme, for up to four terms. These may be paid each semester or trimester, depending on the programme, to a total value of A$10,000 for a two-year programme and A$5,000 for a one year programme.
Students who achieve a Distinction average across their studies will receive an additional A$2,500 merit-based scholarship in their final term of study.
What you will study
Our MBA is designed to propel you towards success. It reflects the latest in contemporary management practice, providing six fundamental courses covering the foundations of modern business; money, markets and people. More advanced core courses in leadership, strategic management and corporate governance provide pivotal insights into the dynamics of modern organisations.
In addition to the core courses, you will have the choice to specialise in one of the following areas:
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Human Resource Management
Health Services Management
Co-operatives and Social Enterprise Management
Alternatively, students can create their own course programme, selecting their preferred areas of study from over 70 elective courses.
Combined degree options
A combined masters degree will set you apart in the highly competitive global business environment. You’ll gain the technical expertise to work in the rigorous world of accounting as well as an extended understanding in the whole of business practice, providing the knowledge required to excel in senior management.
Master of Business Administration / Master of Applied Finance
Master of Business Administration / Master of Human Resource Management
Master of Business Administration / Master of International Business
Master of Business Administration / Master of Marketing
Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business Administration
Entry options and duration
Do you have qualifications or experience beyond the minimum entry requirements for a Masters Degree? If so, you may be able to complete your degree in reduced time and at a reduced cost.
You’ll be ready to apply your strengthened strategic focus and embed your outstanding business management capabilities in real-world business opportunities. The University of Newcastle’s MBA programme delivers the skills, and will inherently build your confidence to enable you to reach for those senior and executive leadership roles.
Our graduates range from company executives to self-starting entrepreneurs and public sector leaders – in reality, the range of opportunities that have opened up for our graduates are limitless. Other career paths include:
Business Development Manager
Industry Specialist Manager
Given the University of Newcastle’s strong focus on international business, consider the reality of a leadership role in a global corporation located locally or abroad. Position yourself as someone capable of furthering the international standing of Australian-owned industries.
Engage with industry
The University of Newcastle’s MBA is delivered by some of our leading strategic thinkers. Business, academic and professional practitioners combine to provide you with tangible real-world learning experiences. The course is integrated with industry engagement and business networking opportunities which expose you to challenges that can lead to remarkable workplace prospects on graduation.