Master of Business Administration

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

This program provides a strategic business perspective and a complete grounding in the core elements of general management. Students will focus on the competitive advantages of enterprise and learning how to manage functional areas and the language they use (not their technical performance). It enables students to learn the essentials of businesses functions in the increasingly globalised world. It also develops an understanding of the political, social, economic and legal processes and institutions of the international system to help students develop important international relations skills.

Designed for

Individuals in positions of responsibility with higher management and leadership potential


  • 64 credit points at 800 level or above
  • Students can complete the MBA in 1 year of full-time study or 2-3 years part-time. Regardless of the structure, the 16-course unit program is exactly the same.


  • Business administration

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years' work experience at a managerial/professional level


MGSM's MBA and management programs are formally accredited by the international accreditation body AACSB International (AACSB) - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Study pathways

An integrated pathway is available, leading ultimately to the MBA: Single Units (1 unit of the MBA), the Postgraduate Certificate in Management (3 units of the MBA), the Postgraduate Diploma in Management (6 units of the MBA) and the Master of Management (10 units of the MBA). Those without an undergraduate degree, but who have a minimum of five years' relevant work experience (managerial or professional), can enrol in either a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma and can progress to the MBA via the successful completion of each program level.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Ryde Domestic: $80,000
International: $80,000
No No information available

Further information

MGSM has a campus in Hong Kong. This course is available for internal study only.

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