• Summary

    Delivered by the internationally respected Victoria University Business School, VU Online’s MBA has been designed to help you achieve your professional goals in a myriad of industries and sectors. Across 12 specialist units of study – from Art and Practice of Leadership to Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship – you’ll develop the strategic, analytical and financial skills demanded of today’s senior business leader.

    Why study this course?

    1. Awarded a Tier-1 rating in CEO Magazine’s 2019 Global Rankings
    2. 4 layers of dedicated support available 7 days a week
    3. The 25:1 student teacher ratio, ensures you’ll receive the attention you need
    4. 100% online. No textbooks. No exams
    5. Open to students without a bachelor’s degree
    6. Graduate faster with 6 study periods per year
    7. Stay focused by studying one subject at a time
    8. Exit early and still gain a qualification
  • What you will learn

    VU Online’s MBA covers a broad range of business and management disciplines, effectively equipping you for current and future workplace leadership. As well as innovative core units, you will also complete a practical, multi-faceted capstone project. Each unit of study lasts for seven weeks.

    Core units

    • Strategic Management and Business Policy
    • Business Ethics and Sustainability
    • Marketing Management
    • Financial Analysis
    • Business Research Methods
    • Strategic Human Resource Management
    • Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Organisation Change Management
    • Advanced Organisational Behaviour
    • Performance Management and Rewards
    • Art and Practice of Leadership

    Capstone unit

    • Business Research Project
  • Flexible Exit and Entry Points

    If you enrol into the MBA and decide to exit from the course early after completing four units, you can gain a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration. If you change your mind, you can always come back to your studies at a later date and pick up where you left off.

    Alternatively, if you prefer to start with a Graduate Certificate and work your way up to a Masters, that is also an option available to you.

  • Entry requirements

    • Completion of an Australian bachelors degree (or higher qualification) in a similar discipline; OR
    • Applicants with 5 years work experience may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate course. Upon completion, you can then progress to the MBA with full credit granted for the Graduate Certificate units.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    If you already have relevant experience or a postgraduate qualification, you may qualify for ‘advanced standing’. Through advanced standing, you can reduce the number of units required to complete the MBA and graduate sooner.

Key Facts

Duration 2 years (part-time)
Fees $41,400 (or $3,450 per unit)
Units 12 (7 weeks each)
Study intakes Every 2 months
Study mode 100% online
University Ranking 45th in the world, under 50 years old
Entry criteria 5 years relevant work experience in a managerial role (entry through Grad Certificate), OR a relevant bachelor's degree

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What our students say

The MBA has proved useful as I transitioned into my current role. It was immensely beneficial; my practices, learnings and personal growth are attributable to the MBA.
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