University of Western Australia Flexible Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Detailed Information
    Business School/Provider University of Western Australia Business School, University of Western Australia
    Duration 16 months Full-time/Part-time
    Course Code/CRICOS 42520/046894K
    Delivery Mode Delivered on-campus at University of Western Australia Business School
    Commencements Trimester 1, January
    Trimester 2, May
    Trimester 3, August
    2019 Fees $56,550 Domestic
    $49,000 International

    University of Western Australia Flexible MBA Course Overview

    The University of Western Australia Flexible MBA has a strong focus on current business trends and is highly desirable for professionals looking to move into higher levels of management.

    University of Western Australia Flexible MBA Course Structure

    University of Western Australia Flexible MBA candidates are required to complete all units to achieve 42 points:

    • ACCT5602 Accounting – 6 points
    • ECON5503 Economic Management and Strategy – 6 points
    • FINA5530 Managerial Finance – 6 points
    • MGMT5501 Organisational Behaviour – 6 points
    • MGMT5513 Data Driven Decision Making – 6 points
    • MGMT5700 Strategic Management – 6 points
    • MKTG5550 Marketing Principles – 6 points

    Students can also take the following unit(s) to the value of 30 points from this group if exiting with the MBA without a specialisation, or take units to the value of 6 points from this group if exiting with the MBA with a specialisation.

    • ECON5504 Global Energy and Mineral Markets – 6 points
    • FINA5601 Valuation and Risk Analysis for Resource Companies – 6 points
    • FINA5602 Strategic Corporate Finance – 6 points
    • FINA5603 Mergers and Acquisitions – 6 points
    • MGMT5505 International Management – 6 points
    • MGMT5514 Demonstrating Social Impact – 6 points
    • MGMT5516 Social Impact: Entrepreneurs and Social Innovation – 6 points
    • MGMT5517 Leadership for Social Impact – 6 points
    • MGMT5518 Social Investment and Philanthropy – 6 points
    • MGMT5520 Legal Principles for Management – 6 points
    • MGMT5521 Operations and Strategic Supply Chain Management – 6 points
    • MGMT5522 Leading Global Collaborations – 6 points
    • MGMT5523 Becoming a Leader: Perspectives on Leadership Development – 6 points
    • MGMT5524 Strategic Management of Resource Companies – 6 points
    • MGMT5528 Leading Self and Leading Others – 6 points
    • MGMT5570 Organisational Change and Transformation – 6 points
    • MGMT5601 Small Business Management – 6 points
    • MGMT5608 Entrepreneurship and Innovation – 6 points
    • MGMT5615 Selected Topics in Management – 6 points
    • MGMT5616 Advanced Topics in Management – 6 points
    • MGMT5618 International Study Program – 6 points
    • MGMT5623 Leadership Effectiveness – 6 points
    • MGMT5647 Negotiation Behaviour – 6 points
    • MGMT5665 Project Management – 6 points
    • MGMT5782 Management Case Study – 6 points
    • MKTG5603 Management of Technology and Innovation – 6 points

    What University of Western Australia Says

    The University of Western Australia Flexible MBA is ideal for experienced professionals looking to transform their career and build on their skills in leadership and management. Flexible MBA students will complete core studies in all the principal areas of business, providing the skills and knowledge necessary to take on the greatest business challenges.

    In addition, students are able to choose from a range of option units, allowing them to tailor the course to suit their interests and goals. The MBA Flexible includes specialist focus areas in Leadership, Natural Resources or General Management, as well as option units in areas such as finance, entrepreneurship, and social impact.


    UWA Business School is accredited internationally by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

    Entry Requirements

    To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have

    • A bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA and at least three years of relevant documented professional experience


    • The equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent, or
    • A valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 5501, or
    • At least two additional years of relevant documented professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course


    • A UWA graduate certificate which articulates with this course, and
    • The equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent


    • A Graduate Certificate in Business, or an equivalent qualification from a post-experience and accredited course, as recognised by UWA, and
    • The equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent.


    Contact Information
    35 Stirling Highway, Western Australia 6009
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