Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #401 (WUR) Online
MBA graduates earn, on average, $50,000 more per year (Graduate Careers Australia) than their Bachelor counterparts. This Master of Business Administration program is offered by the Southern Cross University Online.


MBA job opportunity
87.3% of MBA graduates will find full-time work (Graduate Careers Australia).
Top3 value for money
Good Universities rates us in the top 3 for good value MBA degrees.
Work where you want
11% of grads become consultants, 25% work in finance or accounting, 36% work in sales or marketing and 26% are in operations and logistics (Rutgers).
Specialise or study broadly
Study a generalist MBA and graduate with an understanding of every facet of business, or narrow your focus to one key area:
  • Accounting
  • Health Services Management
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Managing and Leading People
Accelerated and flexible
Southern Cross University Online's Master of Business Administration is 100% online, and you can begin at any of six different times throughout the year. It’s accelerated and you can apply for credit based on professional management experience and previous study, so you may graduate in two years part-time.
Affordable and encouraging
We offer one of the most affordable online MBAs in the country. And our study environment is personalised and supportive. You’ll have your own student success advisor, always available to help you persevere and progress. You’ll also develop personal connections with our academics, just as if you were learning on campus.

Programme Structure

Part A – the compulsory units
  • Finance for Managers
  • Entrepreneurship and Marketing (this will be replaced with Marketing from 2017)
  • Project Management Principles
  • Corporate Governance for Managers
  • Leading and Managing People
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Strategy and Case Analysis
  • Global Business
Part B – the electives
  • Business Accounting for Managers
  • Business and Corporation Law for Managers
  • Healthcare Professional Portfolio A
  • Leading Change in Healthcare
  • Principles and Practice of Clinical Accountability
  • Strategic Health Management
  • Managing Digital Enterprise
  • Strategic Knowledge Management
  • Organisational Change and Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industry Research Project (double weighted)
Part C – the foundation units
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Marketing (this will become a compulsory unit from 2017)
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Management Communication (this will replace Marketing from 2017)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    16 units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

  • Demonstrated professional standing – either a bachelor’s degree (or a similar qualification) from a university, or have other experience that we regard as equivalent to a degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2450 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2450 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    2450 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2450 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

*Tuition fees per unit


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