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Master of Business Administration

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    2 years full time or part-time equivalent (maximum 5 years)

  • Start date:

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Kaplan Business School

  • Location:


  • Career Outcomes:

    Marketing Manager | Project Manager | General Manager | Managing Director | View all

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About this course

You're a future business leader, and the flagship Master of Business Administration at Kaplan Business School will give you the skills you need to take your career to new heights.

Founded in strong business principles, but constantly evolving to reflect business realities, this business course equips graduates with the practical skills and real-world testing necessary to help businesses and individuals excel.

In this course, you'll study a broad range of subjects covering a comprehensive business framework, including leadership, governance, financial management, cultural leadership and people management, strategic planning, problem-solving, operations management and decision-making - giving you the fundamental information to make effective business decisions.

With a strong focus on real-world application, this course offers practical assessments and teaches a global perspective, so that your learning reflects the dynamic social, ethical and environmental context in which business decisions are made. You can also choose from flexible online or on-campus delivery for maximum flexibility.

You'll graduate with a deep knowledge base and the critical abilities and practical skills necessary to enact real change in the business world.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Qualify for mature age entry (ages 21 and above); OR
  • Have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 55, or equivalent; OR
  • Have completed the VCE, OP or SACE; OR
  • Provide an academic letter of recommendation

Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don't meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you may study include:

Core subjects:

  • Culture and contemporary leadership
  • Governance, ethics and sustainability
  • Financial and economic interpretation and communication
  • Consumer behaviour and marketing psychology
  • Dynamic strategy and disruptive innovation
  • Emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence and diversity
  • Operations management and decision-making models
  • Data analysis, problem solving and digital operations
  • Business psychology, coaching and mentoring
  • Thinking styles, negotiation and conflict management

Choose from the following electives:

  • Fundamentals of entrepreneurship
  • Small business administration
  • Corporate venturing
  • Healthcare systems
  • Comprehensive healthcare strategies
  • Quality healthcare management
  • Digital marketing and communication
  • Knowledge management
  • Digital analytics, big data and technologies
  • Strategic project management
  • Project initiation, planning and execution
  • Project risk, finance and monitoring
  • Capstone

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

Kaplan Business School Kaplan Business School provides holistic business education that equips students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to manage, lead, and succeed in a real work environment.

Kaplan Business School’s qualifications are delivered through a unique blend of practical and theoretical components. Here, students are required to complete assessments that reflect global industry practices.

Kaplan Business School offers academic internships and work placements through an extensive network of partner companies. Each campus has an on-site Careers Officer who helps to place students based on their industry needs.

Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.

Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Business Administration from Kaplan Business School.

Master of Business Administration graduates are industry leaders, and well placed to take on a wide range of executive, management and leadership positions in government or non-government organisations or the private sector.

This course may also act as a pathway to other qualifications. If students enrol in the Master of Business Administration but don't complete the required number of subjects, they may be eligible for a lower qualification.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Payment plans are available for continuing students from their 2nd trimester onwards.

As part of their commitment to helping individuals reach their educational and career goals, Kaplan Business School also offers a number of scholarships to students in Australia and across the globe, including High Achievers Scholarships, Alumni Scholarships and Regional Scholarships. Enquire now for more information.

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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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