Curtin University

Master of Business Administration (Advanced)

Curtin University

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

Master Degrees (Coursework) prepare students to apply advanced knowledge for professional practice, scholarship and further learning corresponding to AQF level 9 qualifications.This course will provide you with a thorough foundation in contemporary business theories emphasising the creation and critical evaluation of innovative ideas and strategies within ambiguous and uncertain 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. It combines current business theory and local and international perspectives with hands-on project work. It is interwoven with a core set of values reflecting our commitment to ethical and sustainable corporate governance practices. Located in the heart of the Perth CBD, the Curtin Graduate School of Business provides its students with constant exposure to the culture of excellence and you can be assured your MBA will prepare you for the challenges of an ever-changing business environment.


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • This course offers specialisations in Leadership, Energy Futures, Innovation and Business Success, Digital Marketing as well as the generic Business Administration specialisation.

Standard entry requirements

Specifically, for entry into the MBA Advanced applicants require a bachelor degree from a recognized tertiary institution and at least five years work experience at least three years of which must be at a managerial, supervisory and/or senior professional level. Graduates from the Curtin Graduate Certificate in Business will be considered as qualified for entry. Applicants for the MBA are also 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.


The Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (MC-MBAADV), is expected to be accredited to the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Programme Accreditation System (EPAS) Accreditation. The Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (MC-MBAADV) will help to maintain accreditation to AACSB, to help gain accreditation to EQUIS, and to retain EPAS MBA accreditation status.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at This program provides international students the opportunity to apply for post qualification work visa in Australia after completion. The course may be completed in 2 years full time or the equivalent in part time study. The course may be completed internally or with a mix of both internal and online study.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth Domestic: $85,094
International: $94,346
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years

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