What will I learn?
The UniSA Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been developed for experienced managers and executives. It has a strong practical focus embedded in senior management decision-making and the latest in management research.
You will gain real-world insights through access to academic and industry experts, and through curriculum informed by current research and professional practice to maximize your career progression. You will engage with a cohort of experienced peers from diverse industry backgrounds, in a highly interactive learning environment.
You will deepen your expertise in fields such as strategy, marketing, finance, leadership, law, international business and ethics and sustainability, providing real-time application in the workplace.
What you'll learn
The MBA degree comprises nine compulsory core courses, two electives and a final capstone experience. A course runs for the length of a study period, and our academic year is divided into four study periods of 10 weeks each.
All MBA courses have an applied focus. They draw on real-life business case studies, and you are encouraged to use industry and workplace based issues for assessment tasks. Courses also feature visiting industry leaders who will lead discussions around contemporary business problems.
The final Capstone Project requires you to plan and execute a research project for a Board or senior management group. It is your opportunity to demonstrate the proficiency and integrative knowledge you ive gained in your MBA studies. The courses provide an opportunity to apply knowledge, engage in a real-world learning experiences and to stimulate personal and professional development. You can also select your electives from a wide range of postgraduate courses delivered across the Business School and the University.
If you would like to strengthen your business knowledge with a shorter qualification, the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (four courses) or the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (eight courses) may suit you. They provide a pathway into, and credit towards, this MBA.
Which department am I in? UniSA Business School
Students must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, to the required standard, from a recognized higher institution in Australian or the international equivalent and/or the equivalent professional work experience. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.
Applicants seeking admission to the program will normally have: a) A minimum of three (3) years full time management experience and a recognised university undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualifications; or b) A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of South Australia with an average of at least Pass Level 1 (55%) across four (or more) courses, or an equivalent qualification from the University of South Australia or from another recognised university; or c) The Program Director may, under exceptional circumstances, accept candidates with substantial and proven managerial and/or entrepreneurial experience who have demonstrated the potential to meet the learning requirements of the MBA.
All applicants are also required to submit a detailed curriculum vitae or equivalent with at least one referee who can validate work experience.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing); TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
A$36,500.00 (US$ 28,550) per year
26 February 2018, 11 June 2018, 6 August 2018
University of South Australia City West Campus, 217-243 Hindley Street, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5000, ADELAIDE, Australia