Master of Business Administration Advanced

Course summary

Our MBA is currently undergoing a review, with a new course structure to be launched in Trimester 1, February 2018. The current course structure is relevant if you are starting your MBA in Trimester 3, August 2017. You will then have the option to transfer to the new course structure in 2018. For more information visit our MBA website.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed for experienced professionals with ambition and drive who wish to develop their strategic managerial and leadership skills, gaining the holistic business point-of-view required to operate effectively in an increasingly competitive and evolving global business environment.

The course gives you the confidence to address the business challenges by critically analysing business situations and applying relevant management techniques to make well-reasoned, responsible, and evidence-based business decisions.

The MBA Advanced offers students the opportunity to specialise further in their area of interest by completing four additional subjects from a specialisation of their choice. Specialisations are available in Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Finance, Accounting, Human Resource Management or Marketing.

Your learning approach will include: real-world case studies; experiential learning including planning and executing an integrated and live business project towards the end of the course; and teamwork, with an emphasis on peer learning.

If you are interested in studying Business but do not have the specified work experience for the MBA, consider studying the Master of Business.

We value the importance of prior learning and work experience in this course and understand that not all mature age working professionals have completed an undergraduate degree. If you fit this profile, still apply for the course, and we will assess your other relevant tertiary qualifications or substantial relevant professional or managerial experience.

Why study this course?

Our courses are: continually developed, informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources.

You can study the course from our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus. All specialisations are offered at the Wollongong campus. Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Management and Project Management are also offered at the Sydney campus.

We offer three intakes per year, and many courses are formatted and scheduled to fit in with your professional commitments. Some classes are offered on a weekly basis, mostly in the evening, while others run in intensive mode over the weekend to minimise time away from other responsibilities.

Our dedicated student support services are built around individual students’ needs. Our student advisors, academic staff and careers consultant are available each week for consultation. Study skills workshops are also run weekly to ensure your success. We provide a number of social and semi-formal events that give you the opportunity to network with your peers, members of the local business community and alumni.

Students have the opportunity to participate in a study abroad tour as their elective subject.

International Students can choose to take up the option of selecting the elective subject, Global Workplace Practice, which includes practical job seeking activities and access to the Australian workforce either through an internship, industry-based project or part-time employment.


Course information

Study area

Business

Campus

Wollongong, Sydney

Course Code

1547

ATAR (UAI)

-

Duration

2 years full-time, or part-time equivalent

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

048696M

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

Academic Requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 50%, plus a minimum of three years’ relevant full-time professional or managerial experience and a one-page Statement of Motivation^. Other tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered.

Or, a recognised Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate, together with five years' full-time relevant professional or managerial experience, or part-time equivalent, and a Statement of Motivation*.

Or, full membership of of a qualifying professional body.

Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/ or substantial relevant professional of managerial experience will also be considered for entry.

* The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English, and address: your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong; and how the degree will help achieve your career goals and aspirations.

English Requirements

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

88

18

18

18

18

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.

Credit Transfer

Approved articulation arrangements between various courses are in place. For detailed articulation arrangements view the articulation arrangement page.

Students who successfully completed a postgraduate qualification in Business from another University, will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Fees

2018 Information
Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $13,176
Full Course Fee: $70,272

The fee per trimester is based on a study load of 18 credit points, ie 3 subjects.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $13,176
Full Course Fee: $70,272

The fee per trimester is based on a study load of 18 credit points, ie 3 subjects.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

Entry Requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 50%, plus a minimum of three years’ relevant full-time professional or managerial experience and a one-page Statement of Motivation^. Other tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered.

Or, a recognised Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate, together with five years' full-time relevant professional or managerial experience, or part-time equivalent, and a Statement of Motivation*.

Or, full membership of of a qualifying professional body.

Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/ or substantial relevant professional of managerial experience will also be considered for entry.

* The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English, and address: your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong; and how the degree will help achieve your career goals and aspirations.

Credit Transfer

Approved articulation arrangements between various courses are in place. For detailed articulation arrangements view the articulation arrangement page.

Students who successfully completed a postgraduate qualification in Business from another University, will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Fees

2018 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $11,790
Full Course Fee: $62,880

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $11,790
Full Course Fee: $62,880

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Admission information

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW’s Admissions Procedures Policy, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.


Profile information

This information provides indicative enrolment and an explanation of the basis of admission of students in this course.


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT

This table is intended to show the breakdown of the student group for a course or group of related courses. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed information to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with other factors. For more information on ‘bonus points’ and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants, see ‘Points to UOW’.

ATAR PROFILE OF ATAR-BASED OFFERS IN 2016

ATAR

Selection Rank

Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

75th percentile rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

25th percentile rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

L/N: Low numbers (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)
N/P: Not published (less than 25 ATAR-based offers made)
Understanding ATAR profile data

ATAR refers to the unadjusted, raw ATAR profile for all students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR.
Selection Rank figures represent the ATAR profile of the same student group but includes the impact of ATAR-related adjustments such as 'Points to UOW'.

STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2016.

APPLICANT BACKGROUND

2016 intake

2016 intake (%)

Higher education study

-

-

Vocational education & training study

-

-

Recent secondary education

Basis of admission

ATAR Only

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR)

-

-

Work & life experience

-

-

International students

-

-

All students

-

-

L/N: Low numbers (number of students is less than 5)
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)
Understanding student profile data

Higher education study includes people who have studied a University course or completed a bridging or enabling course.
Vocational education and training (VET) study includes people who have undertaken VET study since leaving school.
ATAR only includes people admitted only on the basis of ATAR, regardless of whether this includes adjustment factors such as equity or bonus points.
ATAR plus additional criteria includes people who were admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test,
early offer conditional on minimum ATAR).
Other criteria only (non-ATAR) includes people admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone,
schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement).
Work & life experience includes people admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above.
International student represents all other students.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

2018 Trimester 1

Wollongong, Sydney

Session Commences
5 February 2018

Applications Close
Key dates are:

  • Domestic Applicants: Two weeks prior to course commencement. (Late applications may be considered if places are available.) Provided a complete application, including all required supporting documentation has been submitted, on-time applicants will be advised of their application outcome within one week of receipt.

  • International Applicants: One week prior to course commencement date.

Session Details
Enrolment & Orientation: 1 & 2 February (Wollongong)(TBC); 30 & 31 January (Sydney)(TBC)
Session: 5 February - 27 April 2018

2018 Trimester 2

Wollongong, Sydney

Session Commences
14 May 2018

Applications Close
Key dates are:

  • Domestic Applicants: Two weeks prior to course commencement. (Late applications may be considered if places are available.) Provided a complete application, including all required supporting documentation has been submitted, on-time applicants will be advised of their application outcome within one week of receipt.

  • International Applicants: One week prior to course commencement date.

Session Details
Orientation: 10 & 11 May (Wollongong)(TBC); 8 & 9 May (Sydney)(TBC)
Session: 14 May - 3 August 2018

Course structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's articulation arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Website: http://business.uow.edu.au
Email: business-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Course Handbook

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Why choose this course

Sydney Business School is the graduate school of the Faculty of Business at University of Wollongong. Our courses are delivered from campuses located in the Sydney CBD at Circular Quay in Sydney and Wollongong. They are designed for individuals seeking to expand their expertise, build their professional excellence or enhance their leadership capabilities.

Our postgraduate programs are: informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified and industry-experienced academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources.

Find out more about the Sydney Business School