University of Sydney Global Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

Detailed Information
Business School/Provider University of Sydney Business School, University of Sydney
Duration 1.5 years part-time
Delivery Mode Delivered online and at Camperdown/Darlington and various off-site locations
Commencements Semester 1
2020 Fees $98,250 Domestic

$103,500 International

University of Sydney Global EMBA Course Overview

The University of Sydney Global EMBA comprises a mix of self-directed online primers, a major strategic project and 5 x 2 week face-to-face residential blocks held approximately every 4 months over an 18 month period, from February to July, currently undertaken in Australia, England, India, Israel and the United States.

Units build cumulatively throughout the degree, with leadership at the core. Across the duration of the program, students will work on a change initiative to address a significant strategic issue confronting your organisation through the EMBA Report – the end result being a culmination of their discovery and learnings throughout the entire degree.

University of Sydney Global EMBA Course Structure

The University of Sydney Global EMBA is completed over one and a half (1.5) calendar years of full-time, intensive study. The majority of the program takes place in five 14-day residential blocks of face-to-face classes, held approximately every 4 months, over a period of 18 months.

Core units include:

  • EMBA Report
  • Reframing Leadership
  • Managing Connected Enterprises
  • Thriving in New Markets
  • Finding Opportunity in Disruptive Technology
  • Challenging Business Models

Candidates must also complete the zero credit point unit, Executive MBA Primers.

What the University of Sydney Says

The University of Sydney Global EMBA gives you a range of unique experiences around the world in different countries and organisations. Your journey will take you across Australia, to England, India, Israel and the United States. Because we believe to influence the world, you need to be inspired by it.

With a focus on experiential learning, disruption and adaptability, you’ll work with business leaders and global organisations to address dynamic and multifaceted problems, and discover how to drive positive change in a world of uncertainty, ambiguity and complexity.


The University of Sydney Business School is has achieved membership to CEMS – the Global Alliance in Management Education, in addition to international accreditation from AACSB and EQUIS.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:

  • Australian bachelor’s degree or higher with a credit average (65 percent) or equivalent qualification and, fulfill the following three criteria:
    • (i) professional work experience (typically 10 years) in a relevant field;
    • (ii) complete a selection interview and
    • (iii) provide a one-page statement of motivation (outlining what will be achieved professionally and personally by completing the course).

Any grade requirements listed are based on the University of Sydney grading system.


Contact Information
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