Postgraduate Courses
Master of Business Administration

Boost your skills in management, corporate strategy and leading innovation and change with our postgraduate courses in Australia like an MBA course online, a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration or a Graduate Diploma.

Postgraduate Courses
Master of Business Administration

Boost your skills in management, corporate strategy and leading innovation and change with our postgraduate courses in Australia like an MBA course online, a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration or a Graduate Diploma.

Your career, future-proofed
Why Study an MBA?

Management Skills


Knowledge imparted in our business administration courses extends out to developing managerial skills for students. These skills provide the essentials for dealing with real-time situations pertaining to management and problem resolution. You are not only equipped to enact a managerial role but also facilitated in grasping the core responsibilities of your organisation.  "The MBA introduces students to the various business disciplines and prepares them for general management roles." http://www.studiesinaustralia.com/types-of-education/mba-and-management-education 

Developing Business Expertise


UBSS MBA courses in Australia provide an additional advantage for students from non-business backgrounds. By earning an MBA degree, you increase your practical knowledge in the field of business administration.  Even after completing your MBA, you can continue your doctorate in any other discipline.  An MBA will give you the "chance to develop a wide range of general business knowledge and a broad base of technical skills in a relatively short period of time."

Starting your own Business


An ideal Business Administration online course helps you become business savvy. The skill set taught in the MBA provides you with hands-on training for dealing with real work business problems.  Eventually, you can branch out as an independent entrepreneur: running your very own successful business.  "Research has shown that the failure rate for small businesses started by MBAs is about 50 per cent less than the standard failure rate."

Competitive Advantage


Our MBA program prepares students as highly qualified leaders.  The specialised skills and leadership qualities taught in MBA programs provide you with a competitive advantage over others. Most of the leading business organisations prefer to hire MBAs for higher management positions.  "Employers report that people who have undertaken an MBA tend to be more confident in the workplace, as well as more able to influence other workers, due to their high level of credibility."

Career Advancement


An MBA degree helps you quickly climb the corporate ladder with a handsome salary package alongside a respectable designation.  High-performing successful MBAs are more likely to reach top management levels of Fortune 500 companies and other corporate areas.  "It is estimated that 70% of MBA graduates worldwide are senior managers or board directors". 

Job Security


Online MBA courses provide a combination of elective and specialised courses that train candidates to handle complex business situations. Thus, having an MBA degree assures the sustainability of your job in the organisation.  The demand for MBAs rides high even during a global economic recession.  "MBA grads are desirable in any job market; an MBA will give you the opportunities you need to advance in the business world".

Subject outlines

Subject outlines for each subject are accessible by students through the UBSS Learning Management System (Moodle).  Subject outlines provide students with a ‘road map’ or rationale behind the purpose and structure of the subject. It explains how performance in the subject will be assessed and graded. The subject outlines are informed by the national regulator of the higher education sector (TEQSA).  

MBA Students 2017

(Including nested awards, Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)

Applicant background Number of
students
Number of
students
Full year intake 2017

Past higher education student
(includes a bridging or enabling course)

0 0%

Completed secondary education, e.g. ATAR
(in the past 2 years)

0 0%

Past vocational education and training study
(VET)

0 0%

Previous Higher Education Study

0 0%

Work and life experience

9 1.8%

International students

480 98.2%

All students

 489 100%
Course Credit

Recognised Prior Learning

UBSS may grant exemptions on units previously undertaken by students through another Registered Training Provider. Course credit requires students to provide certified copies of certificates and transcripts. The assessment process may take up to 5 working days.

MBA


A maximum of eight (8) subjects may be awarded to MBA candidates with recently completed graduate or honours studies from a recognised tertiary institution that is directly relevant to the core or specialised subjects;

Graduate Diploma


A maximum of four (4) subjects may be awarded to Graduate Diploma candidates with recently completed graduate or honours studies from a recognised tertiary institution that are directly relevant to core or specialised subjects.

Graduate Certificate


A maximum of two (2) subjects may be awarded to Graduate Certificate candidates with recently completed graduate or honours studies from a recognised tertiary institution that are directly relevant to core or specialised subjects. 

Credit transfer is awarded based on the merit of the case, subject to:

  • Previous studies must have been completed within the last 5 years;
  • Demonstrate alignment of learning outcomes and content and the equivalence of assessment;
  • The applicant should provide the requisite information and certification for assessment by UBSS.