Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Strengthen your career prospects in the business world with a highly desired MBA qualification from Swinburne Online.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) will give you the important skills and competitive edge to become a business leader. You’ll learn how to design workforce strategies and apply critical thinking techniques, while also developing a strong understanding of accounting, economics, finance and management fundamentals.

This online program works around you, so you can maintain your day job while you study.

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Swinburne (RTO 3059)
Career Opportunities
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Senior Manager
  • Executive
  • Strategic Management Consultant

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.


Business bachelor degree & 3 years management experience
If you do not meet the prerequisites you may be eligible for entry by completing the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration.



Course length
Set your own timetable & finish the course within 2 years (minimum)
Study mode


Exams, assignments, essays, case studies, group work & reports
Start date

3 start dates per year.

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Swinburne (RTO 3059)
Payment options

Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

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  • A recognised bachelor business degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of managerial work experience

If you do not meet the entry criteria you may be eligible for entry by completing the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Project management
  • Organisational behaviour

Course structure

12 units


  1. Accounting information & managerial decision making

  2. Business strategy

  3. Governance & corporate leadership

  4. Business finance & quantitative analysis

  5. Business information systems for a rapidly changing world

  6. Leading

  7. Management analysis & problem-solving

  8. Workforce leadership & strategy

  9. Strategic & entrepreneurial marketing

  10. Corporate entrepreneurship & innovation

  11. Leadership for innovation

  12. Opportunity discovery

Support and delivery

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Support for students

Early exit qualification

Students have the option of exiting the course after completing a certain number of units to receive a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

Set your own timetable

Designed for maximum flexibility, this MBA course allows you to study anytime, anywhere. It's recommended that students complete 10-12 hours of study per unit, per week.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

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