Master of Business Administration

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This program will provide students with a thorough foundation in contemporary business theories emphasising the creation and critical evaluation of innovative ideas and strategies within ambiguous business environments. Throughout the course, students will complete a broad range of high-level, general and specialised business units. It is aimed primarily at middle and senior managers looking to improve their standing in industry, combining current business theory and local and international perspectives with hands-on project work and is interwoven with a core set of values reflecting commitment to ethical and sustainable corporate governance practices. This course offers specialisations in Strategic Procurement, Leadership and Oil and Gas, as well as the generic Business stream. The Curtin Graduate School of Business provides its students with constant exposure to the culture of excellence and students can be assured their MBA will prepare them for the challenges of an ever-changing business environment.


This course has a choice of 4 Majors 300 credit points each. This course offers specialisations in Strategic Procurement, Leadership and Oil and Gas, as well as the generic Business stream.


  • Business administration
  • Leadership
  • Oil and gas
  • Strategic procurement

Standard entry requirements

Applicants require a bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution and at least three years subsequent, relevant work experience. Graduates from the Curtin Graduate Certificate in Business will be considered qualified for entry. Applicants for a MBA are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards (IELTS requirement of 6.5 overall (with no individual band less than 6)). Entry to the course is competitive and applicants will be required to undertake an interview as the final stage of application assessment.


In February 2015, The Curtin MBA was accredited for three years for its MBA program by the EFMD. EPAS (EFMD Programme Accreditation System) is based on the same principles as its EQUIS accreditation; i.e. how well the assessed program meets its criteria of successful internationalisation and its high standards in the areas of academic rigour, corporate relevance and quality assurance.

Study pathways

Graduate Certificate in Business. Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Graduate School of Business Domestic: $53,400
International: $57,000
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Further information

This course is one and a half years full-time or equivalent part-time. Depending on unit selection, this course can be completed fully online. International students on student visas are not permitted to study fully online. Some majors in this course are not available at all campus locations and to international students studying in Australia. Please refer to information provided for individual majors. Curtin Course Code: MC-BUSADM

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