Master of Business Administration (Executive)

The University of Melbourne

This program is globally-oriented and designed for business executives with at least five years' management experience. Participants commit to attending class for one long weekend residential at the Mt Eliza campus each month, from Thursday to Sunday, for 18 months. The modular format is designed around the life circumstances of busy professionals who juggle demanding work and family responsibilities. Multiple learning methods are employed, including interactive technologies, class discussions, syndicate projects, case studies, group problem-solving activities, simulations and international projects. The program also includes a week-long working project in China, during which participants study International trade and business strategy issues. Graduates are awarded the full Master of Business Administration degree of the University of Melbourne.

Course Fee:

Australian: $103,500
International: $103,500

Entry Requirements:

Bachelors degree; five years' employment experience - managerial level; GMAT score may be required.


The program is delivered in 18 residential modules over 18 months (one per month; each module runs for four days Thursday - Sunday). Management concepts and associated business thinking are covered in an applied context.

Subjects you can Study:

Business administration

Who for:

Business executives with 5 years' minimum work experience

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parkville No info No 1.5 years
Parkville No info No Part time 1.5 years
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