One of Australia’s leading MBAs

From C-suite executive to entrepreneur, MGSM's MBA offers learning solutions for every stage of your career development.

Designed to empower, challenge and transform, our MBA will give you the knowledge and skills demanded by our ever evolving global economy. Ranked among the Top 100 business schools in the world by The Economist "Which MBA?" (2018) and Financial Times Global MBA Ranking (2019), our program’s flexible study options and choice of elective units lets you tailor your studies to your interests, aspirations and lifestyle.

The program covers all aspects of management education and includes an ideal mix of theory and real-world experience, from experiential learning in the class room to internships and exchange programs with our academic and corporate partners, both in Australia and globally.

Download the MBA domestic brochure

MBA quick facts

Our MBA graduates gain a number of valuable benefits:

  • job promotions - see how our Alumni have succeeded in their respective careers
  • increased salary - we are ranked #7 in the world for salary increase (The Economist "Which MBA?" (2017))
  • broaden your networking group - from Argentina to Zimbabwe, MGSM student body represents over 30 countries and over 135 in our extensive Alumni network.

More on our Alumni.

The course comprises of a mix of theory and real-world experience, delivered through internships and exchange opportunities with our industry partners and partner schools.

Core units

Through 10 carefully selected foundation units, you’ll learn how to be an effective manager. These units expose you to different general management perspectives, and give you the expertise you need to help an organisation achieve and sustain competitive advantage.

Core units include:

  • Accounting for Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Strategic Frameworks
  • Information and Decision Analysis
  • Economic Context of Management
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Foundations of Management Thought
  • Strategic Management.

Elective units

You’ll also complete six elective units. With a wide variety of management subject areas available, you can tailor your program to focus on your management field of interest.

Tailor your knowledge, expertise and qualifications with six elective units in your preferred areas of specialisation or interest:

  • Leadership And General Management
  • Financial Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Management Skills
  • Strategy
  • Logistics And Operations Management
  • Entrepreneurship

More on the structure of our MBA program.

You can choose to attend weekly lectures, block classes or online interactive classes or depending on your commitments.

Each full-time course unit involves 40 hours of face-to-face lectures, and an additional workload of up to 140 hours over the 10-week term. You’ll spend this extra time preparing for lectures, projects, presentations and exams, and completing individual and group assignments.

You can choose to study this course at one of three conveniently located campuses: North Ryde in Sydney, Sydney CBD or Hong Kong.

More on the duration and time of our MBA.

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Term dates

2019/20 Intakes

MGSM has a four term academic year and students can elect to start their program at the beginning of any term. Terms consist of ten weeks of class, one week for exams and one week vacation.

Upcoming MGSM term dates

Term/YearOrientation Day Class Dates Application Deadline International Application Deadline Domestic
Term 2 201930 March 201901 April - 16 June 201908 February 201915 March 2019
Term 3 2019 22 June 2019 24 June - 08 September 2019 03 May 2019 24 May 2019
Term 4 2019 14 September 2019 16 September – 01 December 2019 26 July 2019 16 August 2019
Term 1 2020 04 or 05January 2020 06 January - 23 March 2020 08 November 2019 06 December 2019

Term dates include exam week.

You choose where you study.

Study in Australia

ItemCost International & Domestic 2019
Per unit AUD $5,000 AUD
Per year
(based on full-time study)
$40,000 AUD

(based on 2 years full-time study)

$80,000 AUD

We suggest you also allow approximately $120 per course unit for textbooks.

Students who withdraw from the course unit after the census date will not be entitled to a refund of fees unless there are exceptional circumstances. Australian students will be charged on a term-by-term basis for the number of units enrolled in that term.

Temporary residents and international students must pay 25% of the annual full-time fee in advance. The documentation you’ll need to apply for a student visa (the Confirmation of Enrolment) will be issued after we receive this payment.

FEE-HELP is available to support eligible domestic students in paying tuition fees. We also offer a limited number of scholarships.

For information about any tax benefits of undertaking a full-fee paying program, consult your financial adviser.

If you don’t have an undergraduate degree, you can enrol in a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma and then progress to the MBA once you successfully complete each program level. You’ll need to have a minimum of five years relevant work experience at a managerial or professional level.

See the full list of steps and documents required to apply.

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