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 University of Canberra
 School of Business
 Master of Business Administration

Program Overview:  The Master of Business Administration (MBA) course is based on coursework and is practically-oriented. It is presented in a range of teaching formats covering lectures, tutorials, seminars and case studies.
The objectives of the course are:
  • to provide for graduates a professional masters degree level course in business administration;
  • to equip graduates with a theoretical and practical education in business administration which will be relevant to both private and public sector employment;
  • to meet the needs of full and part-time graduate students from Australia and the Asia-Pacific region who wish to pursue professional graduate studies in management.
The philosophy of teaching at the masters degree level is to develop the basic intellectual and technical capacities needed to be effective top level managers. Students acquire a repertoire of knowledge, attitudes and practical skills in areas such as economics, accounting, finance, marketing, human resource management, business law and labour relations, which enables them to identify and evaluate alternatives and to make and implement business decisions.
Study Mode:  Full Time, Part Time,
Program Locations:  Canberra
Program Specialisations:  Corporate Governance; Finance; General Management; Information Systems; Information Technology; International Business; Legal Studies; Marketing
Total Units:  8 Core, 4 Elective
Core Units:  accounting, business ethics, business finance, economics for managers, human resource management, law of business decisions, marketing, organisational behaviour, quantitative methods, strategic management
Assessment Method:  Combination of continuous assessment and examinations
Entry Requirements:  Applicants must have a degree or an award that, in the opinion of the University's Academic Board, is the equivalent of a degree conferred by a tertiary institution recognised by the Board. In addition to holding a degree or an equivalent award, candidates should also have not less than two years full-time or equivalent part-time relevant work experience prior to admission. There is no GMAT requirement.
Credit Past Study:  Graduate Certificate of Business Administration; Graduate Diploma of Business Administration
Commencement Dates:  Semester Intake
Completion Time Comments:  2 years full time, or 3 years part time
When Held:  Day, evening, summer school
Application Deadline:  January, May (contact school for details)
Contact Address:  School of Business
University of Canberra
Canberra ACT 2600
Phone:  +61 2 6201 2175
Fax:  +61 2 6201 5238
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