• Why study this course?

    It can be hard to take the first step towards achieving your goals and aspirations and making them a priority. With SCU Online, an MBA is more achievable than ever before. We’ve removed traditional barriers to an MBA, closing the gap between you and your ambitions with flexible, accessible online learning, passionate academics and excellent student support.

    Why study this course?

    1. One of Australia’s top value MBAs
    2. Customise your MBA with one of our 4 specialisations
    3. SCU is a pioneer of online learning, with over 5,000 students currently studying online
    4. Open to students without a bachelors degree
    5. Study in 7 week intervals – take a break between units
    6. Exit early and still gain a qualification
  • What you will learn

    The SCU Online Master of Business Administration has 12 core units, two elective units and a compulsory, double-weighted Industry Research Project. You can study a general MBA, or specialise your degree by completing two electives in one of our specialisations.


    • Accounting
    • Health Services Management
    • Information and knowledge Management
    • Managing and Leading People

    Core units

    • Management Communication
    • Organisational Behaviour
    • Economics and Quantitative
    • Accounting for Managers
    • Marketing
    • Finance for Managers
    • Corporate Governance for Managers
    • The Positive Leader
    • Project Management Principles
    • Global Business
    • Strategy and Case Analysis
    • Managing Information Systems
    • Industry Research Project (double-weighted)


    • Business Accounting for Managers
    • Business and Corporation Law for Managers
    • Healthcare Professional Portfolio A
    • Leading Change in Healthcare
    • Principles and Practice of Clinical Accountability
    • Strategic Health Management
    • Managing Digital Enterprise
    • Strategic Knowledge Management
    • Organisational Change and Development
    • Human Resource Management
  • Flexible Exit and Entry Points

    If you need to exit from the program earlier than expected, you could still receive a Graduate Certificate in Business or a Graduate Diploma in Business, based on the units you’ve completed.

    Alternatively, if you’d like to test the water before committing to the MBA, you can enrol in the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma first, then choose whether or not to progress with the MBA at a later date.

  • Entry Requirements

    No Bachelor’s degree? You could still be eligible for entry into the MBA through your relevant work experience. To gain entry into the Master of Business Administration, you need:

    • a three-year bachelor degree from any Australian university, OR
    • professional experience regarded by SCU as equivalent to a degree, AND
    • to be proficient in English.


    *Program duration is dependant on course eligibility and advanced standing.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    SCU Online recognises advanced standing towards units of your MBA, meaning you can finish sooner. The number of units can vary based on your previous qualifications and work experience. If you’re unsure if your experience is valid, please contact us to have an Enrolment Advisor assist you.

Key Facts

Duration 2 years (part-time)*
Fees $32,400 (or $2,700 per unit)
Units 12 (7 weeks each)
Study intakes Every 2 months
Study mode 100% online
University Rankings Top 2% of universities worldwide
Entry criteria 5 years relevant work experience in a managerial role, OR a relevant bachelor’s degree

Speak to an Enrolment Advisor

Whether you’re ready to enrol, or just have a quick question, simply fill out the enquiry form below to speak directly to the university’s enrolment team.

What our students say

Completing my MBA online merged very well with my busy work life, as I accept job contracts across Australia. I remember having a holiday in the Philippines, and yet I was able to complete my required submissions (even during a storm!)