Master of Business Administration (Executive)

RMIT University

This program offers students an opportunity to complement their on-the-job experience with integrated and practical learning and to increase their opportunities for progression in their chosen career path. This program provides flexibility, convenience and choice for the busy working professional. The program fosters leadership and strategic thinking with a strong emphasis on corporate responsibility, governance and developing the 'softer' skills required to be a successful leader. The program integrates management theory with practical management skills and includes the latest technology, research and education concepts. GSB faculty are in-touch with industry needs and undertake thought leading research and consulting.

Course Fee:

Australian: $53,280
International: $61,920

Entry Requirements:

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 (out of 4.0); or An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution and a GMAT overall minimum score of 600; or RMIT Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Executive). In addition to the academic requirements, applicants must provide evidence of a minimum of three years work experience in a management role with supervisory responsibilities as part of your application.


Study may include: Global Business Context; Leadership and Management; Finance and Accounting for Business Decisions; Business and Economic Analysis; Marketing Management; Managing People, Relationships and Performance; Creating Strategy; Implementing Strategy.

Subjects you can Study:

Business administration

Study Pathways:

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Executive) may progress to the Master of Business Administration (Executive). Qualifying for the MBA (Executive) requires the successful completion of a further 8 courses. If students hold a qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia or Chartered Secretaries Australia, they are eligible to apply for up to 4 course credits.

Further information:

This program can be studied either on campus or online through Open Universities Australia (OUA).


Depending on courses undertaken and experience, graduates can apply for associate or full membership with the: Australian Human Resources Institute, Australian Institute of Management, Australian Institute of Training and Development, and Industrial Relations Society.

Who for:

People with at least 5 years of management experience

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Online
City No info No Full time 1.5 years
City No info No
City No info No
City No info No Part time 3 years

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
  • Career advice and resume building workshops
  • Job opportunities and industry networking events
  • Accommodation assistance 
  • Disability services
  • Financial advice
  • Small business and entrepreneurial start up support 
  • Health information 
  • Safety and security services
  • Legal advice
  • Child care
  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

Interest areas include:

The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

If you would like any further information, please complete an enquiry form for local or international students. 


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