University of Wollongong Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Wollongong Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Detailed Information
Business School/Provider Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong
Duration 1 – 1.5 years Full-time
3 years Part-time
Course Code/CRICOS 1433/013031G
Delivery Mode Delivered on-campus at Sydney Business School
Commencements Trimester 1, 2, 3
2021 Fees $56,664 Domestic
$60,192 International

University of Wollongong MBA Course Overview

The University of Wollongong MBA is designed for experienced professionals with ambition and drive who wish to develop their responsible and sustainable leadership skills. Students will gain a holistic strategic business point-of-view required to operate effectively in an increasingly competitive and changing global business world. Students can study the course from the Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus. Three intakes are offered per year, and many courses are formatted and scheduled to fit in with professional commitments. Some classes are offered on a weekly basis, mostly in the evening, while others run in intensive mode over the weekend to minimise time away from other responsibilities.

The University of Wollongong MBA has been designed to cover three stages: Diagnostics – where you learn to diagnose issues in real organisations with a focus on marketing, employee engagement, talent management and accounting; Exploration – where you explore the latest thinking and practices in organisations and research worldwide, while developing skills in innovation and business transformation; and Integration and Application – where you develop your strategic decision-making skills, undertake a real-world business project and hone your personal effectiveness as a responsible leader.

Your learning approach will include relevant and current case studied as well as guest lectures delivered by industry professionals, with an emphasis on teamwork and peer learning.

University of Wollongong MBA Course Structure

University of Wollongong MBA candidates are required to complete twelve (12) subjects (72 credit points) according to the list below. There are ten (10) compulsory subjects (60 credit points) plus two (2) elective subjects (12 credit points) chosen from 900 level subjects offered by the Faculty of Business.

  • MBA 901 Accounting for Managerial Decision-making – 6 points
  • MBA 902 Strategic Marketing Management – 6 points
  • MBA 903 Responsible Talent Management Strategies – 6 points
  • MBA 904 Design Thinking and Business Transformation – 6 points
  • MBA 905 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation – 6 points
  • MBA 906 Financial Strategy‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ and Governance – 6 points
  • MBA 907 Decision Effectiveness in Strategic Management – 6 points
  • MBA 908 Strategic Business Project – 6 points
  • MBA 909 Responsible Leadership Effectiveness – 6 points
  • MBA 910 Leading Edge Management Cases – 6 points

Plus TWO elective subjects (12 credit points) selected from below or any 900-level subjects offered by the Faculty of Business as approved by the Program Director.

  • MARK907 Issues and Crisis Management – 6 points
  • MBA 920 Decisioning and Analytics for Next Best Action Marketing – 6 points


Graduates of the Master of Business Administration (Finance) may be eligible for membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and the Finance & Treasury Association (FTA). Graduates of the Master of Business Administration (Marketing) may be eligible for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI), the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMRS) and The Communication Council (TCC).

Entry Requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 50%, plus a minimum of three years’ relevant full-time professional or managerial experience and a one-page Statement of Motivation.

Other tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered. Or, a recognised Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate, together with five years’ full-time relevant professional or managerial experience, or part-time equivalent, and a Statement of Motivation.

Or, full membership of a qualifying professional body. Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/ or substantial relevant professional or managerial experience will also be considered for entry.

The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English, and address: your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong; and how the degree will help achieve your career goals and aspirations.


Contact Information
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