• Summary

    The JCU Online MBA Global gives you a data-driven approach to analyse global shifts and identify which opportunities will deliver the greatest outcome for your business. You will also develop leadership and management skills so you can continue to lead through uncertainty, adapt, and keep pace.

    1. Strong focus on data-driven decision making
    2. Rated 5-stars for student support in postgraduate studies in The Good Universities Guide 2023
    3. JCU is rated #10 in Australia for Career Impact in Business
    4. Open to students without a bachelor’s degree
    5. Exit early and still gain a qualification
    6. 3 qualifications in 1



  • What you will learn

    Over the course of 12 subjects, you’ll gain the skills to make impactful strategic decisions based on a more holistic view of global trends and more pointed data-informed insights.

    You’ll be able to solve complex problems through advanced data analysis. You’ll also develop the knowledge to become a competent leader, who drives sustainable growth and creates positive outcomes for your organisation and the world around you.

    JCU Online’s subjects are designed to improve your knowledge across three key areas:

    Global Perspective and Strategy
    Data-driven Decision Making
    Organisational Leadership and Management

    Core units

    • Multinational Corporations and International Markets
    • Marketing Strategy, Analytics and Development
    • Corporate Strategy
    • Corporate Finance
    • Data Analysis and Decision Modelling
    • Information Management and Analytics Technology
    • Data Information: Management, Security, Privacy and Ethics
    • Management and Leadership Skills
    • Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship
    • Business Innovation and Technology Management
    • Business Consulting

    Capstone unit

    • Integrated Global Capstone Project
  • Flexible exit and entry points

    The Master of Business Administration Global includes what are referred to as ‘nested qualifications’. That is to say that the 12-subject Master’s degree is made up of the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma qualifications.

    Should you need to exit the course for some reason, depending on when you do so, you could earn either a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma qualification.

  • Entry requirements

    To be eligible to enrol in the online Master of Business Administration Global, applicants must have:

    • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in a cognate discipline and two years of business experience; OR
    • Completion of an honours or postgraduate degree in any discipline and two years of business experience; OR
    • Four years of business experience in a managerial role to the satisfaction of the Course Coordinator; OR
    • Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Dean, College of Business Law and Governance as equivalent to the above
  • Recognition of Prior Learning

    The duration of your MBA is dependent on your previous education and work experience. Extensive experience and/or education in a related area could reduce the number of units you study to gain your master’s degree.

  • Fees and FEE-HELP

    An MBA from JCU Online costs $3,700 per unit, taking the total for 12 units to $44,400 in 2023.

    FEE-HELP is a government-supported loan scheme available for eligible students to help with some or all of your tuition costs. Some conditions do apply.

Duration 2 years (part-time)
Fees $44,400 ($3,700 per unit)
Units 12 (7 weeks each)
Start dates for 2024 15 January, 11 March, 13 May, 8 July, 9 September, 4 November
Study mode 100% online
University Rankings 33rd in the world, under 50 years old
Entry criteria 4 years relevant work experience in a managerial role, OR a bachelor’s degree and 2 years business experience

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What our students say

Being able to fit study it into your lifestyle is extremely important, and that's what online education is all about. The JCU Online learning platform is also easy to use - you've got immediate access to your tutors that are linked in with your subjects. You can contact them at any time via email or any of message boards online.