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MBA (Executive)

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

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  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
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    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 units

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  • Awarded by:

    RMIT University

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What you'll learn

About this course

RMIT University's MBA (Executive) program offers you the opportunity to complement your 'on-the-job' training and experience with integrated and practical learning. It has been specially designed to provide you with flexibility, convenience and choice. This program offers you the chance to build on your previous education to meet the challenges of today's fast-paced and increasingly complex global business environment. It fosters leadership and strategic thinking and has a strong emphasis on corporate responsibility, governance and successful leadership.


To be eligible for this course you must have a bachelor's degree and relevant work experience or extended professional experience.

Areas of study

In this executive business program, the subjects you will study include:

Core subjects:

  • Business in a global context
  • Accounting for business decisions
  • Marketing
  • Leading people and organisations
  • Corporate social responsibility and the law
  • Financial management
  • Business strategy
  • Change and innovation
  • Strategic business leadership

Elective subjects (choose three):

  • Management and e-commerce
  • Financing international business
  • International trade
  • Contemporary issues in international management (study tour Vietnam)
  • European management (study tour France)
  • Knowledge driven performance
  • MBA research project
  • Entrepreneurship and new venture creation
  • Quality and performance management
  • Management in health services
  • Health policy
  • Health economics
  • Health planning and evaluation
  • Communication management: theory and practice
  • Global communication & culture
  • Luxury brand management
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 MBA (Executive) from RMIT University.

The key objectives of the MBA (Executive) program are to:

  • Integrate work and learning
  • Provide a practical emphasis with strong links to industry
  • Bring technology and business together to analyse relevant world issues
  • Provide an international focus
  • Provide the opportunity to pursue a 'specialist' major in international management
  • Encourage an ethos of corporate responsibility

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

FEE-HELP is available.

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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