Master of Business Administration

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available

  • Duration:

    1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne Online

  • Career Outcomes:

    Financial Broker | General Manager | Human Resources Manager | Property Manager | Management Consultant | View All

Course Rundown

The business world is a dynamic, volatile and lucrative realm. This program is focused on helping you understand the system and develop your abilities to make it to the top of the business world. Whether your ambition is to become a CEO or business entrepreneur, Swinburne Online’s Master of Business Administration will hone the skills you need to get there.

You will learn to strategically improve workplace operations by developing plans, monitoring systems and operational designs. Your leadership skills will also be tested and optimised through teamwork exercises, performance management strategies and personal development.

The course also covers marketing, giving you the nous to effectively position your business with your target market and against your competitors. You’ll analyse your own risk taking and innovation and learn how to avoid common business threats while innovating towards market trends. Swinburne Online understands that many of you will be working and have provided a flexible program that can be organised around your work schedule.

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To gain entry into this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed an undergraduate business qualification; AND
  • Demonstrate 3 years of managerial professional experience; AND
  • Complete a statement of purpose

What You’ll Learn

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

  • Accounting information and managerial decision making
  • Management analysis and problem-solving
  • Business strategy
  • Enterprise project
  • Governance and corporate leadership
  • Finance risk management
  • Business finance and quantitative analysis
  • Workforce leadership and strategy
  • Business information systems for a rapidly changing world
  • Strategic and entrepreneurial marketing
  • Leading
  • Leadership for innovation

Why study with Swinburne Online?

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With strong links to industry and a focus on practical skills, Swinburne gives students an edge in the competitive job market. Placing in the prestigious QS Graduate Employability Rankings, Swinburne shapes graduates who are confident and competent in meeting the challenges of a fast-changing world. Over 100 years, Swinburne has educated more than 150,000 graduates in areas ranging from science, technology and engineering through health, education and business to media, design and innovation. Swinburne Online has drawn on more than 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space to help over 9,600 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification.

Student Support

As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Business Administration from Swinburne University of Technology.

This Master of Business Administration provides a direct pathway into business leadership by delivering industry demanded skills. By learning business analysis, managerial decision making, financial risk management, corporate leadership, and business system design you will be setting yourself up with everything you need to achieve at the highest levels of business. 

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How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through FEE-HELP. Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.

FEE-HELPYou 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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider 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.