Chifley Business School MBA

The Chifley MBA at Torrens University is offered online and in class at a range of campuses around Australia, including Ultimo in Sydney (above)

The Chifley Business School MBA is now offered through Torrens University and boasts a network of 10,000 alumni and students around the world.

For over two decades, Chifley has provided business education across Australia and internationally through a comprehensive range of industry-recognised postgraduate courses. Chifley Business School was created by industry and remains focused on providing education to professionals eager to see career progression in industries such as resources, engineering and information technology.

Chifley Business School is ranked as one of the Top 20 MBA Providers in Australia, and Top 10 Value for Money by the AustralianFinancial Review’s MBA Boss ranking in 2011, 2013 and 2014. The school also offers a highly regarded Master of Global Project Management that is recognised by the Australian Institute of Project Management, as well as nested postgraduate certificates to suit all students.

Students can be assured a relevant and practical education that will serve them today and take them into future business landscapes. The school is led by industry-experienced academics whose high-level business and management acumen – and strong industry networks – deliver relevant and comprehensive business and project management postgraduate qualifications.

The Chifley MBA is also offered in Papua New Guinea through the Institute of Banking and Business Management. Chifley Business School at Torrens University Australia is a part of Laureate International Universities.

Program Structure

The Chifley MBA is offered part-time, full-time, online, on-campus or flex (online with Saturday workshops). Small class sizes combined with first-class technology provides collaborative and engaging learning environments

To achieve an MBA you will need to complete 8 core and 4 elective subjects from the list below.

Core Units

  • Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • Business Decision Analytics
  • Dynamic Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Management, People and Teams
  • Systems Thinking
  • Business Capstone

 Elective Units

  • Employer Based project
  • Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
  • Business Law and International Contexts
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Organisational Best Practice
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Technology Strategy
  • Business Environment
  • Business Communications

The flexibility of the MBA, allows you to enter or exit with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.


The Chifley/Torrens University MBA costs $31,350 for domestic students and $35,250 for international students.

* Information from fees is sourced from publicly available information in November 2017 and may not be reflective of actual costs. Current costs per subject/unit/course may change in the future, altering the overall cost of the degree. Consult course providers for fee confirmation.

Ben Ready
Ben Ready founded MBA News in 2014 and is the Managing Editor. He is a former business and finance journalist with Australian Associated Press (AAP) and Dow Jones Newswires in London. Ben completed his MBA in 2012 and was awarded the QUT GMAA Entrepreneurship Prize. He is also the founder and Managing Director of RGC Media & Mktng (