Master of Business Administration (Executive) - EMBA

Course summary

The Master of Business Administration Executive (EMBA) delivers an integrated suite of sophisticated theoretical and professional capabilities for executives, those aspiring to executive positions, and entrepreneurs.

The program develops the skills needed to respond to the dynamic business environment through identifying, implementing and managing best business practices through all stages of business and professional life cycles.

Leadership skills and approaches are enhanced to enable effective responses to the management of all business models. Graduates are equipped to be innovative, visionary and strategic in the delivery of customer-driven outcomes.

In exceptional cases, candidates who do not have a Bachelor degree but can demonstrate senior executive work experience will be considered for admission to the program on an individual basis.


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.

To allow senior managers to manage their work and study commitments, the program is taught in an intensive mode over long weekends, including a residential weekend and an intensive two-week offshore component.

The course is delivered over two years part-time from our Sydney campus.

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.

Course information

Study area

Business

Campus

Sydney

Course Code

441

ATAR (UAI)

-

Duration

2 years part-time

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

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Admission, Key dates, and Fees

Academic Requirements

This program is not available to international applicants.

Entry Requirements

A degree equivalent to an Australian Bachelor. Average mark: 60%, plus 5 years of senior management work experience. In exceptional cases, candidates who are able to demonstrate senior executive work experience will be considered for admission to the program on an individual basis.

All students are required to have an interview with the Executive MBA Course Director to be approved for entry into the course.

Fees

2018 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $8,292
Full Course Fee: $58,044

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 12 credit points.

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

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75th percentile rank to receive an offer

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-

Median rank to receive an offer

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25th percentile rank to receive an offer

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-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

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-

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

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-

Vocational education & training study

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-

Recent secondary education

Basis of admission

ATAR Only

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-

ATAR plus additional criteria

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-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR)

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-

Work & life experience

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-

International students

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-

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

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

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)

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Master of Business Administration (Executive) will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate and integrate business-related knowledge and theories.
  2. Lead and work with others in a variety of organisational contexts.
  3. Develop and utilise strategic networks for professional purposes.
  4. Effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders in complex business situations.
  5. Critically analyse business intelligence within diverse contexts.
  6. Apply research principles and methods to design and conduct a consultancy project.
  7. Make informed, socially responsible decisions within complex contexts using a range of resources and data.
  8. Develop innovative customer focused solutions to complex contemporary organisational problems. 

Course Structure

Candidates are required to complete seven (7) subjects (84 credit points) according to the list below:

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
EMBA900Leadership in the Contemporary Business Environment12Trimester 1
EMBA901Managing New Business Ventures and Opportunities12Trimester 2
EMBA902Managing Businesses in Growth12Trimester 3
EMBA903Managing Mature Businesses12Trimester 1
EMBA904Managing Business for Regeneration or Termination12Trimester 2
EMBA905*International Business and Market Analysis12Not offered in 2017
EMBA906^Business Consultancy Report12Trimester 2/Trimester 3

* It is recommended that this subject should only be taken once students have successfully completed two other subjects.

^ It is recommended that this subject should only be taken once students have successfully completed three other subjects.

PLEASE NOTE: Not all subjects are offered at all locations, and subject and session offerings may change prior to the commencement of session. Students are advised to check the latest information available on the Subject Database by clicking the subject codes above.

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.