Master of Business Administration (International Business)

Federation University Australia

Excel in the rapidly changing business world with an MBA and become a global business leader, world-class manager or successful entrepreneur. This program is for students who have an existing degree and now want a competitive business edge. They will learn the suite of most important business skills like accounting, finance, human resource management, marketing and more. They will also boost their leadership skills and workshop their own management style with managerial courses. Students can then take the lead with their own project, strategically planning an enterprise. Students studying the 16 course MBA can choose subjects from other postgraduate business courses like strategic marketing, business economics or entrepreneurship. Depending on previous studies and experience, students will take either the 12-course MBA over 1.5 years of full-time study (or the part-time equivalent), or the 16-course MBA over 2 years of full-time study (or the part-time equivalent).

Course Fee:

Australian: $51,800
International: $56,000

Entry Requirements:

Undergraduate degree in any discipline. In exceptional circumstances, applicants who do not have a bachelor's degree may be admitted on the basis of relevant work experience, and demonstrated capacity to undertake the program as determined by the school.

Structure:

Cognate students must complete 12 courses of study, representing 180 credit points made up of: 12 Core Courses. Non-Cognate students must complete 16 courses of study, representing 240 credit points made up of: 12 core courses 4 elective courses. The duration of studies will depend on previous undergraduate degree and how students choose to study.

Subjects you can Study:

Business administration; General management; Human resource management; Marketing

Study Pathways:

Students may be eligible for a credit transfer of a specific course or an unspecified elective for other graduate study to a maximum of 50% of the program.

Recognition:

The graduate management programs are professionally recognised by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI), the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Who for:

Those wishing to increase their managerial knowledge and skills

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Full time 2 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Part time 3 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Part time 4 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Full time 2 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info Yes Online 4 years
Brisbane No info Yes Part time 3 years
Brisbane No info Yes Full time 2 years

Federation University Australia is a modern, progressive university providing high-quality vocational and higher education across a national and international network of campuses.

With a distinguished history dating back to 1870, we are the third-oldest higher education provider in Australia.

Our aim is to make a real difference to the lives of every student as well as the communities we help build and are proud to be part of.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a wide range of programs through higher education and TAFE, so you can find the right pathway to career success.

Our campuses are closely connected with local communities — providing more options for work-based learning and graduate employment — further enhancing our university regions.

Join our diverse community of 25,000 students, and gain access to networks across our campuses in Victoria (Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland and the Wimmera), Brisbane, and with partner providers in Australia, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia.

Our areas of study are categorised into seven broad fields – education, business, engineering, information technology, arts, nursing and health and life sciences. Choose a topic of interest in any field — from primary education, criminal justice, visual arts and accounting to civil engineering, games development, occupational therapy, sports science and psychology.

With such a wide range of options available, you’ll have the ability to explore your passions and shape who you are to influence your future.

Research conducted at Federation University is world-class. Under the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings, we have achieved the highest possible five-out-of-five rating in seven research areas:

  • Nursing
  • Human movement and sports science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Applied mathematics
  • Clinical sciences
  • Civil engineering
  • Environmental science and management

A further 11 research areas are ranked above or equal to world standard.

We host Australia’s largest regional technology park accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM. The University’s Tech Park Central, in the heart of Ballarat, enables businesses to have a presence at our School of Mines Ballarat (SMB) campus.

Tech Park Central gives our students access to invaluable workplace experience in global organisations. It also helps foster international research collaborations focused on solving real-world problems and making a difference in people’s lives.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. Other features of our campuses include cafes, art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, childcare facilities, and range of events and clubs.

At Federation University you can be assured that your program of study will have industry credibility and recognition. Employers highly rate our graduates and we will prepare you well for your chosen career.

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