Master of Business Administration

Program code

5670

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

Part-time over 12 teaching periods

Credit points

120

Indicative fee

$37,000.00* per year (more)
* 2017 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher (4.5 GPA) and relevant work experience

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

Offered in

Teaching periods 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

How to apply

Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA), an applicant must:

  • hold any Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.5 (using a 7.0 point scale) and have a minimum of three years equivalent full-time work experience post-degree which includes
    • two years of relevant work experience and
    • one year in a role demonstrating leadership experience
  • OR hold a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (or an equivalent qualification) with a minimum GPA of 4.5. Students with a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will receive 40 credit points of advanced standing.

Leadership can include direct supervisory experience and/or change management in an organisational or project-specific setting.

If you do not meet the required GPA for direct admission, you may submit the result of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). The minimum requirement for GMAT is an overall score of 550.

Evidence of work experience must include a detailed work history (roles, responsibilities and achievements).

Upon request, applicants may be asked to provide:

  • An Applicant Statement of Leadership Experience (maximum 750 words). To demonstrate relevance of work experience, applicants will need to provide a statement detailing examples of applied leadership skills and how their experiences will be complemented by the MBA along with a sound knowledge of the Griffith Business School values. A rubric for assessing this statement will be available.
  • An applicant may also be asked to participate in an interview with the Program Director.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit for prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

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Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
  • OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Students who successfully complete the following program will progress directly to their Griffith degree program:

Applicants should refer to the English language requirements section of the following University policy for exceptions to these overall requirements:

If you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. This Institute offers a number of English language and other courses at both its Brisbane and Gold Coast branches.

Study pathways

Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (3328) with a minimum GPA of 4.5 can articulate into the Master of Business Administration with 40 credit points of advanced standing.

Credit for prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please refer to the following website:

Griffith's Credit Precedent Database may give you a guide to the credit that you could be entitled to by listing equivalent courses towards which the University has previously awarded credit.