Master of Business Administration - Global

Curtin University

This MBA (Global) is designed for business in the new Millennium. Students work in concert with industry professionals and University lecturers with extensive research and industry knowledge. This degree is designed to assist students who wish to aspire into senior/executive positions within the work force or to commence their own businesses. The program incorporates work integrated learning, working in diverse teams, learning independently and undertaking a professional project involving business placements, industry mentorships and global field trips which will incur an additional cost to the student. Professional Project 650 consists of four streams. Additional costs may be incurred depending on the stream chosen.

Course Fee:

Australian: $54,400
International: $59,100

Entry Requirements:

The Master of Business Administration (Global) has competitive entry with limited places being offered. An undergraduate degree in any discipline and limited work experience (up to three years full-time). A high course weighted/credit average is required.


This course is made up of 400 credit points, 12 core units including a 50 CPT project unit and a choice of electives to the value of 50 CPTS.

Subjects you can Study:

Business administration

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a recognised undergraduate degree may be eligible for a maximum of 100 credits of Credit for Recognised Learning. Students are required to provide a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume along with their application. The CV should include any positions held, each organisation's name, the total number of months employed, and any relevant qualifications. An interview may also be required.

Further information:

This fee-paying course is two years full time or, equivalent part time study. International students studying in Australia on a student visa can only study full-time. Curtin Course Code: MC-MBAGLO

Who for:

This degree is designed to assist students who wish to aspire into senior/executive positions within the work force or to commence their own businesses.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus No info No Online 2 years
Bentley - main campus No info No Part time 4 years
Bentley - main campus No info No Full time 2 years

Curtin is Western Australia’s most preferred university and has more than 56,000 students across its campuses and online. New students can expect to become part of a forward thinking, international culture committed to sharing innovative ideas.

The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, humanities, health sciences, resources, engineering and related sciences. 

Ranked among the world’s best

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen the university rapidly rise up the international rankings in recent years. In 2018 it was ranked among the top one per cent of the world’s universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Curtin was also ranked second in the world for mineral and mining engineering, and 42nd in the world for earth and marine sciences in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Global connections

Curtin has campuses in Perth, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore, as well as course delivery through more than 130 partner institutions worldwide.

In 2016, Curtin formed an alliance with one of the oldest and most revered universities in the world – The University of Aberdeen in Scotland – which will leverage the strengths and industry networks of both universities, particularly in energy research.

Research and development

Curtin leads a number of major international research projects and is involved with more than 70 research centres and collaborations, including the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy, the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and Innovation Central Perth.

Learning reinvented

Curtin’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses are regularly reviewed by industry, business and government to ensure graduates are prepared for today’s changing global market.

The university has also incorporated work integrated learning activities and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency, so students can graduate with the skills and knowledge that employers want.

Curtin offers courses across a variety of study areas, including:

A place of innovation

Curtin has embarked on a 20-year plan to create ‘Greater Curtin’, which will see the university’s campus in Perth transformed into a major innovation precinct for the Asia-Pacific region. 

The plan will bring together industry, academia and government like never before in Western Australia. It will include new transport infrastructure, student accommodation, dedicated spaces and programs to support entrepreneurship, and facilities to encourage new research and industry partnerships.

Campus life

Curtin is a hive of activity. Between classes, students can enjoy a range of activities including sports and fitness, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and exciting campus events. 

If you choose to study with Curtin, you can expect to build life skills and become part of a forward-thinking, international community committed to sharing innovative ideas.

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