The global business market is constantly adapting and evolving to the world around us, an MBA could be your step up on the career ladder. Our MBA brings together the latest theories and insights alongside the solid business principals Adelaide Business School has championed since 1902.
You no longer need to pause your career to take a step up. Our MBA is part-time and 100% online which means you can continue to work whilst you study.
What You'll Learn
Through our online MBA you will acquire qualities that will truly set you apart, including:
- Management, leadership and entrepreneurial skills
- The ability to address common challenges
- The capacity to set, adapt and achieve enterprise-wide objectives
- Skills in innovation, business strategy, marketing and systems thinking
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
2 years (part-time)
To be eligible, you need to meet one the following requirements:
- A completed undergraduate bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience
- No degree, completed GMAT with a score of >500 and a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience
- A completed University Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
- All students must meet English language requirements
If you do not meet the above entry requirements, you may be eligible to study our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration.
English Language Requirements
- In order to study with the University of Adelaide, you must be proficient in speaking, listening, reading and writing in English as this is the language of instruction
- You must be able to demonstrate that you meet the minimum English language requirements, however, you will not be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency if you are an Australian citizen or hold a passport from one of the following countries: Canada (English speaking provinces only), New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States
- If English is not your first language of instruction, further documentary evidence will be required
The University of Adelaide’s online MBA is designed to give you maximum flexibility:
- 100% online: Collaborate with people from across Australia in interactive sessions, video lectures and resources easily accessed from any device
- Focussed learning: Achieve success early and often by completing a single subject at a time, in focused 6-week teaching blocks.
- World-leading education: Study with a Group of Eight University and the highest-ranked South Australian university for Business and Management studies.
- Continuous support: One on one academic, personal and career support at your fingertips
- Join a global network of teaching staff and alumni at the top of their fields
Your Career Path
Give future employers confidence that you’re the best hire, step up in your current workplace or run your own business more efficiently and effectively. Better still, your new skills will be transferable to any workplace around the globe.
The types of challenges that business leaders face today need individuals, including ourselves, to change. Understanding yourself is therefore paramount.
In this subject, you will explore your leadership story, philosophy, and areas for improvement.
Using current development models, you will deepen your intellectual and emotional self-awareness. You will also learn how to adapt your leadership style, tools and behaviours to motivate your entire team.
Generating revenue, no matter the source or sector, requires marketing. This course offers an introduction to the purpose, nature and roles of the marketing discipline and how it applies to managers.
This course will equip you with the skills to:
- Evaluate markets
- Uncover consumer and buyer behaviour
- Target specific opportunities
- Keep adjacent functions customer orientated
An entrepreneurial mindset is now essential for more than just those in start-up sector. This course will enable you to cultivate and evaluate profitable opportunities, no matter the business setting.
The aim of this course is to empower you with the entrepreneurial attitude and skill set, such as:
- The ability to recognise opportunities
- Fluid and adaptive decision-making skills
- The agility to experiment and problem solve
- The resilience to navigate ambiguity and uncertainty
- A strong bias to action
The purpose of this course is to improve your financial literacy and your capacity to assess the financial performance of an organisation.
You will be introduced to the language and key concepts of accounting including:
- Time value of money
- Capital budgeting
- Risk-return paradigm
- Financing capital expenditure
You will grow your foundational knowledge of balance sheets, cash flow reports and earnings statements.
External environmental factors have major implications for your business. Managerial Economics will teach you the link between economic principles and everyday decision-making. For example, how to allocate scarce resources to meet enterprise goals will be addressed. Other economic theories covered include:
- Contract theory
- Managerial behavioural economics
- Game theory
About The University of Adelaide
Consistently ranked in the top 1% worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Adelaide is a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities.
At the University of Adelaide, cutting-edge innovation takes place amidst a rich history of excellence spanning more than 140 years. Bright young minds learn alongside internationally recognised leaders in their fields. Global research impact is achieved hand-in-hand with outstanding graduate career outcomes.