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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    RMIT University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Master of Business Administration course from RMIT University offered through Open Universities Australia will enable students to become leaders in large corporations, government, not-for-profit organisations, and their own entrepreneurial ventures. In this MBA program, students will learn about recruitment and selection, training and development, and performance and rewards. You will also learn about operational leadership, contemporary business perspectives, strategic decision-making, effective communication and corporate responsibility.


Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Hold an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a recognised discipline

Areas of study

In this Master of Business Administration (MBA) course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Introduction to business management
  • Accounting
  • Leadership and management
  • Business and economic analysis
  • People and organisations
  • Managerial finance
  • Applied industry practice
  • Business operations (strategy and application)
  • Strategy
  • Accounting for management decisions
  • Business and government in the global context
  • Global business and social technology: a case study approach
  • Management 1 - managing people
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) from RMIT University.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) will give students the knowledge and skills to become leaders in the workplace. This course will help you manage the operational needs of any organisation by enabling you to understand and implement processes for the financing, production and marketing of goods and/or services, and steer the strategic direction of the company.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Office Administrator
  • Financial Broker
  • General Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Officer
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Project Support Officer
  • IT Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or scholarships.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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