Master of Business Administration

University of Newcastle

Outstanding business leadership meets you when you graduate with the Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Newcastle. With brand new on-campus facilities, or an all-inclusive online program guided by business leaders and academics, the MBA is designed to challenge you and build your capacity for business excellence. The MBA attunes you to a higher understanding of business management decision making, marketing, organisational behaviour, accounting and finance processes, strategic management and the international business arena.

Course Fee:

Australian: $32,730
International: $52,050

Entry Requirements:

3 year Bachelor degree in a related discipline; or 3 year Bachelor's Degree in a non-related discipline plus 1 year relevant business experience; or at least 7 years business experience, including 2 years in a management position


12 courses (120 units): 6 core courses (60 units), 4 specialisation courses (40 units) and 2 directed courses (20 units).

Subjects you can Study:

Business administration, Marketing, International Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Health Services Management, Applied Finance.

Study Pathways:

Students with substantial work experience but who lack formal qualifications may wish to apply to enter the program at the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration level. Students entering via this pathway will be required to: complete the Graduate Certificate over a minimum of two trimesters and successfully complete a "Business Academic Skills Program" (BASP) which will be of 6 weeks duration. The BASP will be non-fee based and can be completed concurrently with courses in the Graduate Certificate.

Further information:

Students can choose to specialise in Marketing, International Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Health Services Management, or Applied Finance.

Who for:

Students seeking a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills for careers in business management

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00109J

Related Careers:

Management Consultant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Sydney No info Yes Online 1.5 years
Newcastle City Precinct No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Newcastle City Precinct No info Yes Part time 3 years
Newcastle City Precinct No info Yes Online 1.5 years
Sydney No info Yes Part time 3 years

Since our foundation as an independent university in 1965, the University of Newcastle has specialised in delivering world-class education to talented students from all walks of life. 

Our commitment to equity, performance in innovation and making a global impact has been recognised internationally, with the university being ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings Fact File, 2018). 

The University of Newcastle is home to more than 38,000 enthusiastic individuals from 115 countries around the globe, all looking to bring new to the world.

New approaches to shape tomorrow’s leaders

Our goal is to shape graduates who are more than degree-qualified. 

We deliver degrees that promote real-world experience, facilitate specialised work placements and encourage entrepreneurial opportunities.

From international exchanges that allow you to make your mark on the world stage, to opportunities to create a social enterprise around your passion, we offer a supportive and future-focused learning environment. 

Embedding Work Integrated Learning programs into our degrees allows students to gain real-world, practical experience and establish professional networks during their studies. 

New research with global impact

Our teaching and research staff are leaders in their field. They are here to motivate and inspire future generations of students who will be the leaders of tomorrow. 

The University of Newcastle continues to deliver innovative approaches to research.  The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the university the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality well above world standard.

Our world-class research and strong national and international partnerships drives the kind of innovation and discovery that challenges conventional thinking. Our research breaks new ground and changes lives.

New spaces to spark ideas

With campus locations in Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney and Singapore, we offer inspiring and innovative environments across all our hubs, ideal for connecting learning and lifestyle. 

The newly opened $95 million NeW Space precinct boasts state-of-the-art facilities, harnessing the latest technologies in teaching to deliver an exceptional student experience. 

Each of our locations provide students with a range of services designed to create a vibrant and dynamic environment for student life. These include cafes and bars, clubs and societies, accommodation, fitness centres, swimming pools, transport, restaurants and more. 

So, whether you are finishing high school this year, changing career direction, or contemplating study for the first time, we are sure you will find your path to new here. 

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