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Master of Business Administration

University of Wollongong


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Overview

Introduction

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed for experienced professionals with ambition and drive who wish to develop their strategic managerial and leadership skills, gaining the holistic business point-of-view required to operate effectively in an increasingly competitive and evolving global business environment.

The course gives you the confidence to address the business challenges by critically analysing business situations and applying relevant management techniques to make well-reasoned, responsible, and evidence-based business decisions.

Your learning approach will include: real-world case studies; experiential learning including planning and executing an integrated, live business project towards the end of the course; and teamwork, with an emphasis on peer learning. Also included in the MBA are six one-day master classes focusing on contemporary issues in business. Previous topics can be accessed here.

 

Study an MBA with Sydney Business School, the graduate business school at University of Wollongong and earn a degree that will assist you to operate effectively in an increasingly competitive and evolving global business environment. Ranked in the top 200 business schools in the world, the School offers high quality teaching and learning programs valued by students and organisational stakeholders for their relevance to the needs of industry and the community.

The MBA is also delivered by the Sydney Business School in Wollongong, Sydney, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur.

 

Accolades

Sydney Business School Standing

 

 

 

Our University Standing

 


Programme Structure

Programme Duration

This is a 28 months part-time programme.

 

Programme Structure

This programme comprises of 12 modules which includes 11 major modules and 1 elective.

 

Assessment and Examination

Sydney Business School MBA subjects are assessed using a variety of different assessment methods, such as written reports and oral presentations, some of which are completed individually and some as group assignments. Most but not all MBA subjects have a written examination worth 50%.

 

Programme Outline

Programme Modules

Core Subjects

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Business Analytics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Economics for Modern Business
  • Financial Strategy
  • International Business Strategy
  • Management Project
  • Managerial Concepts and Skills
  • Leading in Contemporary Organisations
  • Marketing for Strategic Decisions
  • Strategic Decision Making 

Elective:

  • Innovation Topics and Cases 

The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subjected to change.

Upcoming Intakes*

Part-time: January 2017, May 2017

* For information on further intakes, please contact our programme consultants.




Programme Details

Contact Hours

Part-Time: 432 hours  

Maximum Candidature Period

 56 Months

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within our City Campus.  

Some modules may be delivered by our university partners’ teaching staff in an intensive block mode.

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirements are:

  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree, in any major, with an average mark of 50%, together with three years' full-time relevant professional or managerial experience, or part-time equivalent, and a one-page Statement of Motivation OR

  • A recognised Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate, together with five years' full-time relevant professional or managerial experience, or part-time equivalent, and a Statement of Motivation OR

  • Full membership of a qualifying professional body

  • Applicants with other relevant qualifications plus substantial relevant professional experience will be referred to the Faculty for consideration

And

  • IELTS 6.5 with no element less than 6.0
  • TOEFL(internet-based) 88 with no element less than 18

  • Advanced Certificate in English Proficiency 65%(C+ Grade) in three of the four examinations and only one exam may be in the 60-64% range (refer to the link for more information)

Fees

Local Student

Total programme fee: S$23,946.60*

Per module fee: S$1,995.55

Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
* Click here to view other charges for students

Local Applications

How to Apply

Completed application form should be submitted to PSB Academy accompanied by:

  • Statement of motivation (reasons for pursuing this programme)
  • Academic transcripts and certificates (certified true copy by PSB Academy authorised staff)
  • Curriculum vitae / résumé detailing management roles and responsibilities
  • A copy of NRIC/FIN
  • A copy of passport (if non-Singaporean)
  • Passport photo (hardcopy or softcopy)
  • A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of S$107 (inclusive of 7% GST) by the following avenues:
    • City Campus (Cheque, NETS, Debit and Credit Card)
    • Post (Cheque - please indicate payee as “PSB ACADEMY PTE LTD”)
    • Internet Banking

Please note that an incomplete application will delay the processing duration. All completed applications may be submitted via post, email or in person:

PSB Academy City Campus
#03-200, Marina Square
6 Raffles Boulevard
Singapore 039594

If you require assistance, please speak with our Programme Consultants:

Tel: +65 6390 9050 / 9619 4749
Email: postgrad@psb-academy.edu.sg