Business leadership that can change the world

Designed to empower, challenge and transform, our acclaimed Master of Business Administration (MBA) gives you the business skills and knowledge to succeed in an evolving global economy.

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The MBA program


1.5-2 years (or equivalent part time)

Total fees

AUD $60,000+

Study mode

Full time, Part time

On-campus, North Ryde and CBD with flexible delivery to enable virtual acccess

Designed to challenge and transform you, our acclaimed MBA will extend your knowledge, skills and experience through a practical curriculum that bridges the gap between theory and real-world application.

Our MBA program features 16 course units, including ten foundation units and six elective units you select from more than 40 options.

Specialty elective units cover a broad range of topics, including:

  • change leadership
  • big data
  • corporate social responsibility

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  • customer experience
  • digital strategy
  • investment management.

This degree is suitable for:

  • experienced professionals who have been identified as possessing higher management and leadership potential
  • those who are looking to transition from manager to leader.

This course provides you with opportunities to contextualise your learning. View the latest career insights and outcomes.

Alternate pathways

If you do not meet the entry requirements to enrol directly, the following programs offer an alternative pathway into our MBA.

Microcredential programs

Providing partial credit toward our Graduate Certificate of Finance and the MBA.

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Graduate Certificate of Management

Develop an understanding of business practices related to people, finance, marketing and strategy.

Graduate Certificate of Management program

Earn your full MBA qualification

Take the next career step in your industry, or move to one that matches your changing interests.

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The study experience

Our MBA program is designed for managers with at least three years of professional experience. You will meet like-minded and ambitious participants from around the world giving you unparalleled networking opportunities across a diversity of industries – from healthcare, utilities and insurance – to media, retail and information services.

Flexible study options

Choose where to study – whether online through our Global MBA program, in-person at our North Ryde campus or our Sydney city campus.

Attain your MBA in two years with a full-time program or choose a pace to fit in with a busy lifestyle and study part-time over three or four years via weekly lectures, block classes or online interactive classes.

Dr Kaushik Sridhar

I chose Macquarie University due to its reputation, especially for the MBA program, its one-year MBA degree (most other universities offered two years) and its global base which meant I would be exposed to diverse cultures, thinking, and people.

Dr Kaushik Sridhar Master of Business Administration

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