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Online MBA

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    From 2 years part-time

  • Start date:

    6 start dates each year – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Southern Cross University

  • Career Outcomes:

    Bookkeeper | General Manager | Management Consultant | Administration Manager | View all

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Course Rundown

Seek career growth and opportunity with SCU Online’s MBA

About this course

Incorporating flexible delivery that allows you to balance your study goals with a busy life, this Online MBA lets you build your business know-how at your own pace, and forge your own career path.

Through general and specialised units, you'll gain an understanding of business administration practices, financial management, contemporary leadership styles and complex problem solving.

Delivered entirely online by SCU Online, the curriculum is constantly being revised and updated to ensure your education is on the cutting edge of the fast-paced world of business.

Flexible exit options

If plans change, and you can no longer commit to the full Master of Business Administration, you could still be eligible to receive a postgraduate qualification.

Depending on the units you've completed, you may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Business (2-4 units) or a Graduate Diploma of Business (4-8 units).

How to Get In

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

  • Demonstrated professional standing - either a bachelor's degree (or a similar qualification) from a university, or other experience equivalent to a degree; AND
  • Be proficient in English

You may also be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.

Areas of study

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

Part A - the compulsory units

  • Finance for managers
  • Entrepreneurship and marketing
  • Project management principles
  • Corporate governance for managers
  • Leading and managing people
  • Managing information systems
  • Strategy and case analysis
  • Global business

Part B - the specialisations

  • Accounting
  • Health services management
  • Information and knowledge management
  • Managing and leading people

Part C - the foundation units

  • Accounting for managers
  • Marketing
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Economics and quantitative analysis
SCU Online Established to meet the needs of busy working professionals seeking to advance their careers with a postgraduate qualification, SCU Online puts flexibility and convenience first. All qualifications are accredited through Southern Cross University, so you’ll earn your degree from one of the top 500 universities in the world (2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings). To cater to a variety of learning styles, SCU Online employs a diverse range of contemporary teaching methods and online content, including educational videos, collaborative discussion boards and interactive tutorials. With experienced teaching staff committed to delivering engaging learning experiences, students are empowered to succeed. SCU Online’s course range extends across industries such as business, accounting, healthcare, engineering and IT management.
SCU Online is 100% online, so you can easily access your course materials anywhere, anytime. With a strong focus on accessibility and flexibility, SCU Online is one of the few Australian universities with an accelerated learning program made up of six 7-week study periods. This means that you can tailor your study load and timetable according to your personal commitments. All courses feature an extensive repository of resources including, video, academic readings, textbooks, case studies, interactive discussion boards and dynamic tutorials. And, a dedicated Student Success Advisor is on hand to guide you every step of the way, offering valuable advice and tips to help all students achieve their study goals.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Business Administration from Southern Cross University.

Graduates will have a range of career opportunities available to them in business and leadership roles. The opportunities available to you will depend on your choice to study either a general MBA with a broad knowledge base, or a specialised MBA that focuses in on a particular area or industry.

Prospective job titles may include chief executive officer (CEO), strategic manager, chief operating officer (COO) or executive general manager.

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

  • Bookkeeper
  • General Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Administration Manager
  • General Office Manager
  • Senior Executive Assistant

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all, or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay-as-you-go for each unit.

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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