Swinburne University of Technology Master of Business Administration (Executive) (Advanced)

Detailed Information
Business School/Provider Swinburne University of Technology
Duration 2 years full-time
4 years part-time
Course Code/CRICOS MA-BAEXADV/095607E
Delivery Mode On-campus
Commencements Semester 1, Semester 2, Term 4
2020 Fees $64,960 Domestic
$79,360 International

Swinburne University of Technology MBA (Executive) (Advanced) Course Overview

This Master of Business Administration (Executive) (Advanced) course focuses on leadership and change, strategic thinking, innovation and entrepreneurship, finance and ethical practices and social responsibility to equip graduates for career satisfaction and success.

The course has a strong focus on solutions to business scenarios and is designed to equip students with the capacity to start new ventures or initiate organisational improvements successfully and to assist students to transition into higher executive management roles with a focus on achieving innovation and business success.

This postgraduate program provides a unique opportunity for students to gain specialised business and administration knowledge through research. In the research component, students have the opportunity to apply and extend the knowledge gained throughout their studies by understanding and applying the research process. This option is intended for students who want to focus on a particular area of their career or consultancy, or as preparation for their PhD.

Swinburne University of Technology MBA (Executive) (Advanced) Course Structure

To qualify for the award of Master of Business Administration (Executive) (Advanced), students must complete 200 credit points comprising of:

  • 11 core units (137.5 credit points)
  • 5 elective units (62.5 credit points)


  • 11 core units (137.5 credit points)
  • 2 research options (37.5 credit points)
  • 2 elective units (25 credit points)

Students can only take out one masters level award from a nested suite of postgraduate courses.

What Swinburne University of Technology Says

This Master of Business Administration (Executive) (Advanced) invites leaders in business to take a research-led approach to areas such as change, strategic thinking, innovation, entrepreneurship, finance, ethical practice and social responsibility.

Focusing on scenarios and solutions, you’ll forge ahead with research – preparing you to start new ventures in business, or lead organisational change.

On course completion, students will have the opportunity to focus on a particular area of business study, or prepare for a PhD in the field.

Entry Requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of 3 years equivalent full-time relevant managerial experience, or
  • A Graduate Certificate of Business Administration Executive (Students entering under this admission requirement will be given full credit for the units completed) or
  • Masters Qualifying Program is available to International applicants with three years equivalent full-time relevant managerial experience.



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