Master of Business Administration

Program code

5670

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

12 teaching periods

Credit points

120

Indicative fee

$39,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

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

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

Commencing in

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

Why choose this program?

An MBA is an advanced general management degree designed for managers who wish to develop a solid business foundation, as well as skills and knowledge of cutting-edge business practices for the 21st century. At Griffith we offer two MBA programs, both are focused around our values of responsible leadership; sustainable business practices; and a global perspective with the aim of making you an effective globally responsible business leader. The two programs we offer differ in their delivery style; one is fully flexible and can be studied online or face to face in a standard 12 week trimester. The accelerated program is online only, it has twelve set courses and each course is delivered over a 6 week period. These two delivery styles allow you to choose the method of study that suits you best and both programs are assessed authentically meaning that you can apply what you learn to your workplace with immediate benefit.

In both programs you will study courses in sustainability, accounting and reporting, finance, people management, strategy and innovation and managing change through responsible leadership. Thus you will through study be equipped with an understanding of the key functional areas within a business and the challenges facing businesses. If you choose the fully flexible option you can choose to focus your electives in a particular area for example, finance, marketing, supply network management, or even architecture. The accelerated program has twelve set courses and no electives.

Griffith University offers a number of study options for Business Administration including our fully flexible MBA. Find out more about our Business Administration programs.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3328 Graduate Certificate in Business Administration Online Teaching periods 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
5670 Master of Business Administration (this program) Online Teaching periods 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
4197 Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Online Exit point only

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is offered online. You will be able to access course materials, participate in learning activities, lodge assessment items and access support services via Learning@Griffith. There is no requirement for on-campus attendance and access to a reliable computer with internet connection is essential.

This program comprises 12 courses to be completed over two years. The program is taught over six teaching periods throughout the year and students can begin in any teaching period. Each course is taught over a six week period. Students will complete one course in each teaching period.

This program is not available to international students studying in Australia on a student visa.

My career opportunities

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an advanced general management degree designed for managers who wish to develop a solid business foundation, as well as skills and knowledge of cutting-edge business practices. It is built on three core values that are crucial to doing business in the 21st century and increasing management career opportunities; responsible leadership, sustainable business practices and an Asia-Pacific focus.

The opportunity to boost your career does not end when you graduate from your MBA. All students are invited to sign up as a member of the Griffith MBA for Life program providing access to networking opportunities, events and current business trends. We also invite students to join the Griffith MBA for Life LinkedIn group to allow you network with other students and industry.

The Griffith MBA has taken online education to a new level to meet the fast-changing needs of a modern, global student community. As well as the 100% online MBA which has 12 set courses, Griffith also offers a fully flexible MBA that allows you to alternate between online and face-to-face modes of attendance to meet your individual needs. The fully flexible MBA also provides the opportunity to participate in an Asia-Pacific Study Tour or other study abroad options. Further, it allows you to complete a major in Public Policy that provides the breadth and depth of public management skills to advance your career both within the public sector and the private-public sector interface.

Studying the MBA at Griffith University will prepare you for senior management positions in a wide range of industries and in all sectors, as well as the skills needed to start your own business.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Business Administration (5670)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 39.5 $493.75 $39,500.00
2019 Fee Band 37.5 $468.75 $37,500.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information