2 years full-time.


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16 subjects to complete


233 Castlereagh, Sydney NSW.

Course Structure

Master of Business Administration - MBA
Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Upon completion this award is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.
Course Code
Units of Study

Course Fees

Tuition Fees 2019

Course Name Total Tuition Fee ($AUD) Number of Subjects Total Payable each Trimester       
(based on full-time load 4 subjects)
MBA $31,920 16 $7,980
Associate Degree in Accounting $15,960 8 $7,980
Diploma of Accounting $7,980 4 $7,980

* UBSS can vary Tuition Fees and any discounted offers at its discretion in-line with requirements of the Higher Education Support Act (HESA).

Ancillary Fees

Item Fee ($AUD)
Enrolment Fee (International Students) $200.00
Deferral Fee $100.00
Supplementary Exam Fee (per subject) $200.00
Student Card Replacement $20.00
Replacement: UBSS Testamur – collected from GCA $30.00
Replacement: UBSS Testamur – local mail $40.00
Replacement: UBSS Testamur – international mail $50.00
Replacement: UBSS AHEGS Statement – collected from GCA $30.00
Replacement: UBSS AHEGS Statement  – local mail $40.00
Replacement: UBSS AHEGS Statement  – international mail $50.00
Late Payment of Tuition Fees Fine:  UBSS (post census date) $250.00
Replacement Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN) (UBSS Fee-Help Students) $20.00
Academic Dress Hire (for attendance at UBSS graduation ceremonies (non-refundable for non-attendance) $100.00
  • All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars ($AUD) and are inclusive of GST where applicable.
  • Course availability is subject to minimum numbers. The enrolment fee is non-refundable.
  • Please see GCA Refund and Cancellation Policy for full details.
  • Per trimester cost is calculated at 4 subjects per trimester (x2 trimesters per year) over three years.
  • Fees can be paid six monthly in advance by Credit Card/Debit Card (Mastercard & Visa Only)
  • Promotional tuition Fee per trimester ( 4 subjects) AUD$7,980
  • Discount single subject fee AUD$1,995                             

Entry Requirements

Australian Domestic Students

Admission to the MBA program requires a Bachelor degree (AQF level 7) or post-graduate award in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.

International Students

Admission to the MBA program requires a Bachelor degree (AQF level 7) or post-graduate award in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.  Applicants who did not complete their qualification in Australia must also prove adequate English language proficiency by obtaining a minimum an IELTS Score of 6.0 (with written and oral bands of no less than 6.0).

Application Details

How to enrol

GCA Admissions Centre

The GCA Admissions Centre processes all applications for admission to Metro English College, Central College and Universal Business School Sydney (UBSS).  The Admissions Centre is committed to providing excellent service to its applicants as well as all partner education agents.

 Admissions Procedure

To enrol in any UBSS courses, please complete the enrolment form and submit it via email to: info@gca.edu.au

Before you submit your application, please ensure that:

  • You know which program you want to study, and which date
    you want to start.
  • You have electronic copies of your passport, certificates of
    completion and academic transcripts, which you will need to
    attach to your online application.

You will be contacted by one of our admissions staff after submitting your application. Successful applicants will receive a letter of offer from our admissions centre which includes your course information and course fees.

A Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) will be issued upon receiving your fees. The Confirmation of Enrolment is required if you are outside Australia and intend to apply for a student Visa. Please be aware that the processing of your Visa may take 6 weeks or more.

Career Opportunites

General Applied Finance Human Resources Marketing
Project/Operations Manager Finance Officer/Manager HR Officer/Manager Marketing Coordinator
General Manager Corporate Treasury Staff Recruitment Social media & online marketing
Management consulting Entrepreneur Staff development & performance Marketing planning/strategy
Entrepreneur   Entrepreneur Entrepreneur
    Workplace/industrial relations Advertising
    HR Project Management Events/facilities/project management
    HR Policy Development Communications


Completion Requirements

The MBA degree requires the completion of 16 subjects (80 credit points) as follows:

  • 8 core subjects (40 credit points)
  • 8 Entrepreneurial Subjects (40 credit points)
    OR 8 Accounting Subjects (40 credit points)

The core coursework component expose students to extensive coverage of the theoretical and applied frameworks associated with the essential functional, process and contextual aspects of general management from an operational and strategic perspective.


Consequently, the core is informed by the disciplines of economics, accounting, research methodology, management and organisational theory, and the skills to complete the Strategic Business Simulation.

The option of either the entrepreneurship or accounting stream provides the student with the opportunity to really zero in on their area of interest.

Your MBA journey develops leadership qualities & specialised skills to unlock your career potential.

UBSS provides an unequalled opportunity to analyse a range of contemporary workplace management practices

Students learn to positively contribute to any organisation by analytically reviewing & developing business cases; resolving a range of workplace problems & issues, and displaying a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business; business economics, financial management, corporate governance, organisational behaviour, clients & target markets. 

Core Subjects

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit Points
MCR002 Organisational Behaviour 5
MCR003 Management Attributes and Skills 5
MCR007 Project Management 5
MCR008 Corporate Strategy 5
MCR001 Economics 5
MCR004A Accounting Systems and Processes 5
MCR006 Financial Management 5
MCR009 Business Law 5
Entrepreneur Stream

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit Points
MCR010 Innovation and Commercialisation 5
MCR011 Strategic Business Simulation 5
MCR012 Entrepreneurship Research Report 5
MHR001 Managing Workplace Relations 5
MHR002 Leading Innovation and Change 5
MKT001 Brand Development 5
MKT002 Marketing New Products 5
MCR005 Clients and Markets 5
Accounting Stream

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit Points
MAC001A Financial Accounting and Reporting 5
MAC002 Accounting Information System 5
MAC003 Management Accounting 5
MAC004 Quantitative Methods 5
MAC005 Audit and Assurance 5
MAC006 Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting 5
MAC007 Strategic Management Accounting 5
MAC008 Taxation Law 5