Master of Business Administration

University of New England UNE

This flexible study qualification provides a a comprehensive set of skills in the key fields of business analytics, decision making, ethics, management, marketing and strategy needed to operate in a globalised economy. The focus of our 12 unit MBA program is to give you a broad and contemporary perspective on management challenges in leading people and making decisions. A range of units may be selected as part of a student's MBA, or students can choose to complete the major in Human Resource Management which is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). An option is available for students to undertake a major research project which can enable strong candidates to move on to PhD studies. The MBA program will challenge students to think in new ways and encourage application of that learning immediately. From day one, students will be test their knowledge against the real world, integrating it into their thinking and becoming a more effective and adaptable manager in the process.

Course Fee:

Australian: $34,824
International: $25,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor qualification in a relevant or non-relevant discipline and at least two years of full-time equivalent relevant professional experience; or a Graduate Certificate in Management from UNE or equivalent plus at least two years full-time equivalent relevant professional experience; or an Honours qualification in a relevant discipline and at least two years full time equivalent relevant professional experience; or a Masters degree or above in a relevant discipline and at least two years of full time equivalent relevant professional experience. All applicants must submit two referee reports from employers or senior colleagues (on company letterhead) plus a resume. Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to: Business; Management. Relevant professional experience refers to a position of responsibility in any organisational or industry context.


72 credit points (equivalent to 12 standard units) including core units, and either listed units (which may include a Dissertation) or the Human Resource Management Major. A student's program of study and credit points for completion are determined by the qualification used as the basis for admission.

Subjects you can Study:

Human Resource Management; International Business; Leadership; Marketing; Project Management

Study Pathways:

Graduates who have undertaken Dissertation units may be eligible to apply for admission to PhD candidature. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Exit pathways are available for eligible students.


The Human Resource Management major is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Who for:

Working professionals

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00003G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Armidale No info Yes Online 6 years

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For over 60 years, UNE has been delivering flexible education to adults throughout Australia and the world. UNE has a well-earned reputation as one of Australia’s great teaching, training and research universities. Our focus is on your future, providing you with a personal and flexible approach to learning.

While UNE has a long history and strong tradition, our outlook is innovative and fresh. We’re at the forefront of online education, with over 20,000 students completing some or all of their studies online. UNE offers a diverse range of online courses, with the flexibility to begin studying in one of three teaching periods (trimesters).

Your education is more achievable than ever

At UNE we work with you to help you achieve your goals by providing a flexible and open learning environment that fits with your lifestyle. Choose to study either full time, part time, on campus or online — when you want and how you want. No matter where you are, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art teaching and facilities to help you with your study.

UNE provides a number of alternative entry pathways to university, including UNE’s Pathways Enabling Course . The Pathways Enabling Course is a free online course designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge for university study, and receive credit towards your degree.

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UNE remains one of the few universities to provide the complete on-campus experience, combining affordability, student support and community as well as the most extensive sporting facilities of any regional university in Australia. It's the way the university experience was meant to be.

Whether you want to immerse yourself in the college lifestyle throughout your degree, or for a short stay as part of your online study program, UNE has a range of stress-free and affordable accommodation solutions to suit your needs. As a resident, you will be conveniently located in the heart of UNE, close to classes, libraries, cafés and shops, SportUNE, and only minutes from the Armidale CBD. You will also have access to a diverse network and community, with plenty of academic and social support at your fingertips.

Many students studying on campus come via the UNE Early Entry program and can take advantage of a wide range of scholarship opportunities. Applications are submitted in September each year.

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UNE’s residential accommodation currently consists of eight colleges and a village of self-contained units. Accommodation ranges from the more traditional college with meals included and shared bathroom facilities, to the more independent, self-contained flats at Wright Village and UNE’s new Wright College , which provides modern studio apartments complete with your own kitchen and bathroom facilities.

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