University of Sydney Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Full-time)

University of Sydney Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Full-time)
Detailed Information
Business School/Provider University of Sydney Business School, University of Sydney
Duration 1.5 years Full-time
Course Code/CRICOS MABUSALE1000/095861B
Delivery Mode Delivered on-campus at Castlereagh Street, Sydney (CBD Campus)
Commencements Semester 2
2021 Fees $76,500 Domestic
$76,500 International

University of Sydney MBA Course Overview

The University of Sydney MBA (Leadership & Enterprise) is taught over 18 months and has a capped limit on class size. The program is delivered in an intensive format, where students complete two units of study at a time over a seven-to-eight-week period.

The MBA comprises 12 units of study, which are grouped around three key focus areas: personal and interpersonal skill development, business knowledge and skill development and building future enterprises.

Students will learn from internationally-renowned academics from the Business School and across the University, as well as from a host of industry leaders. The program finishes with a capstone unit, enabling you to apply everything you have learnt throughout the MBA to bring a real product prototype to market.

University of Sydney MBA Course Structure

Personal and Interpersonal skill development (Units 1-4)

These units focus on the development of personal and interpersonal skills needed to effectively manage and lead in business. Students will learn to build individual resilience in a world of growing complexity, disruption and ambiguity.

Business knowledge and skill development (Units 5–8)

Once the first four units are completed, you will focus on core business knowledge and skills with an overarching theme of building business resilience and sustainability. Students will have an opportunity to combine assessments from these four units to form a business project that will examine the sustainability of an existing business.

Building future enterprises (Units 9-12)

These units bring together the knowledge and skills acquired in the previous units to equip students to build and lead future enterprises.

The final unit is the MBA Capstone (Design Strategy), in which students will develop customer-centric products and services aligned with the strategy of a contemporary, real-world organisation.


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 to apply for the full-time MBA, students need to have:

  • A minimum of three years of relevant work experience; and
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 or equivalent in your undergraduate degree.

Students who do not speak english as a first language will also need to provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Students also need to achieve a GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score of 600+ if an academic record does not meet the above criteria.


Contact Information
133 Castlereagh Street, New South Wales 2000