- Length 1.5 year full-time
- Minimum 72 Units
The Master of Business Administration requires the completion of 72 units, which must consist of:
72 units from from completion of the following compulsory courses:
|Year 1 48 units||BUSI7280 Managing in a Global Context 6 units||MGMT7020 Technology and Project Management 6 units||MGMT7250 Evidence-Based Management 6 units||MKTG7260 Marketing and Stakeholder Communications 6 units|
|MGMT8270 Leading People and Change 6 units||MGMT8015 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 6 units||MGMT8022 Strategic Management 6 units||MGMT8003 Organisational Behaviour 6 units|
|Year 2||BUSN8181 Financial Reporting and Analysis 6 units||ECON8069 Business Economics 6 units||FINM7046 Finance for Business 6 units||MGMT7007 Managing for Sustainability 6 units|
Minimum 5 years work experience (including at least 3 years documented management experience), with one of the following qualifications/test:
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0.
An ANU Graduate Certificate of Management with minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0.
A minimum GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score of 600 or higher.
A successfully completed Evidence-Based Management EdX MicroMasters, achieving at least 70% in the final capstone exam.
The Master of Business Administration program is highly competitive and has a limit on the number of enrolments in each academic year. Applicants will be initially assessed on the minimum criteria detailed above. Where an applicant meets the minimum criteria, they will then also be ranked based on the merit of their relative work experience, academic and/or GMAT results.
Meeting the minimum criteria does not guarantee a program offer.
English Language Requirements
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
Assessment of Qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au
ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.
Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
Building upon management experience and prior learning, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides middle managers with essential business and management knowledge and skills to move into senior management roles.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
- Evaluate and synthesize evidence to inform decision making
- Create opportunities and novel solutions to organisational challenges
- Work effectively with others to resolve challenges
- Adapt to complex and uncertain situations
- Engage, inform and influence stakeholders
- Incorporate the influence of a changing global environment
- Model ethical behaviour and make principled decisions
- Integrate professional knowledge and skills from fellow middle managers
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The MBA and MBA (Advanced) programs will be commencing in Semester 1 (February) only each year. Applications for Semester 2 (July) commencement are not accepted.
For semester 1 2020 intake refer to the following application dates and deadlines.
First round applications (international applicants only)
Application deadline is 7 July 2019 (11:59pm Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Applicants will be notified of the outcome for both admission and scholarship early August 2019.
Acceptance deadline for round one for both MBA program and scholarship is 8 September 2019.
Second round applications (international and domestic applicants)
Application deadline is 6 October 2019 (11:59pm Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Applicants will be notified of the outcome for both admission and scholarship early November 2019.
Acceptance deadline for round two for both MBA program and scholarship is 1 December 2019.
Third round applications (domestic applicants only)
Application deadline is 5 January 2020 (11:59pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time)
Applicants will be notified of the outcome for both admission and scholarship late January 2020.
Acceptance deadline for round three for both MBA program and scholarship is 9 February 2020.
Application and acceptance deadlines will be strictly adhered to.
The MBA and MBA (Advanced) programs commence in O-Week each year. The MBA program and classes are delivered face to face on campus.
Applicants must complete this CV template to provide employment history (duties, responsibilities, hours, name and nature of employer). Applicants must also provide two referee reports/letters. A personal interview (in person or phone) may be required to confirm work experience and referees may be contacted. Please provide the completed CV template and two referee reports/letters as one PDF and upload it with your application.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. If the CV template does not detail your employment history clearly, especially with respect to professional and managerial experience, your application will be deemed incomplete.
Course exemption may be available to eligible students who make a course exemption application. Further details on course exemption are at http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/program-management/get-course-credit-or-exemption
Building upon management experience and prior learning, the MBA program provides middle managers with essential business and management knowledge and skills to move into senior management roles.
About this degree
You will start this program by enrolling in the first set of courses listed under the Management Core Specialisation. Upon successful completion of these four courses, you will progress to the Management Essentials Specialisation courses. The final set of courses will be from the Business Essentials Specialisations. Further details are available on each specialisations' page.
Management Core Specialisation
Management Essentials Specialisation
Business Essentials Specialisation
If you are an international student, you are required to undertake 4
courses per semester (total of 24 units) and you will be able to
complete the program in 1.5 years. If you are a domestic student, you
will have up to 6 years to complete this degree.
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