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Master of Business Administration (intensive) - 723AB

Course Code: 723AB
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed to develop and enhance the management competencies of current and future business leaders locally, nationally and globally.

In addition to developing competencies in the core management areas of accounting & finance, marketing, managing people, economics, data analysis and understanding the international business environment, there is a focus on ethical and strategic decision making. There is also the opportunity to study elective subjects in areas of special interest.


Current and Commencing Students
In person Faculty of Business, Government & Law student support area (Building 11, Level B, Room 27 -- Reception counter) Email
Prospective Students
Email Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree and two years relevant work experience or equivalent as approved by the University Admissions Committee; or have completed the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.

Assumed Knowledge


Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Master of Business Administration MBA

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration Graduate Diploma in International Business Graduate Certificate in Business Administration Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (intensive) Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (intensive)

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 2, 2014. Please contact the Faculty via the enquiry details below for further information.

Special Class Delivery Details

The MBA is based on coursework and is presented in a range of teaching formats including lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshops. It is offered in the mainstream and flexible weekend delivery modes and is designed to enable practicing managers and other professionals to transfer learning immediately to the workplace.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
The broad aim of the course is to offer individuals aspiring to either general management or senior functional management roles, the opportunity to develop competencies relevant to the effective management of enterprises. Specific objectives of the MBA are:

a. to provide for graduates a professional masters degree level course in business administration;
b. to equip graduates with a theoretical and practical education in business administration which will be relevant to both private and public sector employment;
c. to meet the needs of full and part-time graduates students from Australia and the Asia-Pacific region who wish to pursue professional graduate studies in management.
It is expected that graduates will be able to:

a. plan and manage successfully in an increasingly complex and turbulent national and international environment, but within the framework of societal values;
b. demonstrate high levels of analytical, problem solving and communication skills;
c. apply a creative, innovative and ethical approach in seeking new business opportunities; and
d. act as an agent of change in organisational transformation.

Course Duration

Standard three semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum eight semesters.


Not applicable.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Master in International Business, Master in Marketing, Master of International Finance, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master in Human Resource Management, Master of Public Administration.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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