The 12-month AGSM Master of Business Administration (MBA) will immerse you in active learning experiences and exposure you to practical tools and skills needed to thrive in general management and executive leadership roles in your career.

 

Faculty
UNSW Business School
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face (includes blended)
Award
Master of Business Administration
Commencing Terms
Term 1
Duration
1 Year (F/T)

Overview

The AGSM Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a full-time accelerated degree designed to prepare students for general management and executive leadership roles in business, government, or not-for-profit organisations. You'll be immersed in active learning experiences and exposed to the practical tools and skills needed to thrive in your professional endeavours. The AGSM MBA combines traditional classroom teaching with case studies and teamwork to develop the next generation of leaders.  

Designed to prepare students for general management and executive leadership roles in business, government, or not-for-profit organisations. The AGSM MBA is taught by leading academics and Executives-in-Residence from renowned orporate and government companies. 

You will learn from an internationally recognised faculty with industry experience, acquire management insights from current business leaders, and benefit from the knowledge of your fellow students, many of whom have worked for global organisations. The small cohort size, full-time schedule and immersive teaching model ensures you develop a strong network of peers that includes your MBA program colleagues and over 17,000 AGSM global alumni.

AGSM’s MBA program is ranked 1st in Australia and 79th in the world according to the Financial Times 2021 Global MBA Rankings. Our program is also ranked 35th in the world according to the QS 2022 Global MBA Rankings, and we performed extremely well in the areas of Thought Leadership (appearing in the top 7% globally), and Diversity (appearing in the top 5% globally). 

  • Partial and fully funded MBA scholarships and accommodation bursaries available. 
  • Complete the accelerated Full-Time MBA in just 12 months. 
  • Access international study opportunities through our partnerships with some of the world’s most prestigious schools. 
  • Plan your career transformation with our dedicated Careers team. 
  • Be taught by internationally recognised academics and industry leaders from the corporate, government and for-purpose sectors.  
  • Designed to nurture critical thinking, exceptional knowledge, communication skills and cultural awareness. 
  • Redefined to include contemporary foundational and elective courses that focus on strategy, finance and marketing, innovation, entrepreneurship, digital transformation, technology, and social impact. 

To receive an online brochure, visit the AGSM MBA enquiry page or contact our Admissions team via admissions@agsm.edu.au

Who should choose this MBA?

If you’re looking to enhance your career opportunities, move into a new industry, or start your own business, the AGSM MBA will provide you with the education, experience and networks needed to succeed in today’s accelerated world.

Why study this degree at UNSW?

Your connection with AGSM offers access to a powerful and influential national and international alumni network that will serve you well throughout your career.

Our dedicated Career Development Centre supports your goals through personalised support, access to numerous digital tools, and frequent connections with industry.

Once you have completed your MBA at AGSM, you'll be uniquely eligible to apply for the Yale School of Management’s Master of Advanced Management (YALE MAM). A good GMAT score is required. If successful, student will complete a 9-month, full-time residential offering commencing in August at Yale after completing the MBA program at AGSM, and graduate with both the Yale MAM and the AGSM MBA. 

Program Code
8351
CRICOS Code
106822C
Campus
Kensington
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
72
Indicative Enrolments
107

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Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (or equivalent), at least 2 years work experience and a GMAT or GRE is required for entry into MBA (Full-Time) program.

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language, you may be required to provide evidence that your English language ability meets our requirements. Please refer to the UNSW English Requirements Policy for further information.

If you do need to provide evidence of your English proficiency, this will be indicated in your application. You can prove this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

Please note: You can apply for an English waiver based on directly relevant work experience, in the relevant industry or equivalent discipline practice, in an English-speaking country or workplace where the sole language of business was English.

An undergraduate degree (or equivalent), at least 2 years work experience, and a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is required for entry into the MBA. 

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language, you may be required to provide evidence that your English language ability meets our requirements. Please refer to the UNSW English Requirements Policy for further information.

If you do need to provide evidence of your English proficiency, this will be indicated in your application. You can prove this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

Please note: You can apply for an English waiver based on directly relevant work experience, in the relevant industry or equivalent discipline practice, in an English-speaking country or workplace where the sole language of business was English.

Program structure

You'll learn from internationally recognised faculty with industry experience, listen to management insights of current business leaders and benefit from the knowledge of your fellow students, many of whom have worked for global organisations.

The team-based activities hone negotiation skills and accelerate the development of the leadership skills required to work in diverse groups productively. And, of course, creativity and entrepreneurship are qualities that we are committed to encouraging. 

You can tailor your MBA to pursue a personal interest area with a wide range of elective choices, including overseas intensive study through the Global Network for Advanced Management. There's the option to study some courses at one of 30 elite partner schools through our international exchange program.

    • Foundations Management
    • Strategy
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Accounting and Financial Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Managing People and Organisations
    • Corporate Finance
    • Data Analytics and Decision Making
    • Strategic Consulting Project
    • Individual Study in Management (an internship for credit)
    • Managerial Decision Making
    • Venture Capital Finance
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Negotiations and Strategy
    • Social Impact
    • Advanced Finance
    • Digital Innovation
    • Law, Regulation and Ethics

For current and detailed course information, visit the AGSM MBA (Full-Time) program page

Potential careers

  • Brand Manager 
  • Business Analyst 
  • Chief Information Officer 
  • Chief Strategy, Design, and Innovation Officer 
  • Co-Founder / CEO 
  • Digital Analytics Lead 
  • Entrepreneur 
  • General Manager  
  • Head of Innovation 
  • Learning & Development Associate 
  • Managing Director 
  • National Manager 
  • Senior Innovation Consultant 
  • Strategic Partnerships Director 
  • Superintendent 

How to apply

The AGSM Full-Time MBA program takes approximately 60 students, which means competition is fierce. To be successful, candidates must demonstrate excellence across their entire application. Information on how to apply including application rounds and checklist can be found on the AGSM How to apply page.

Ready to start your application?

The AGSM Full-Time MBA program takes approximately 60 students, which means competition is fierce. To be successful, candidates must demonstrate excellence across their entire application. Information on how to apply including application rounds and checklist can be found on the AGSM How to apply page.

International applicants are encouraged to apply by round 4 to ensure they can arrange a student visa.

Ready to start your application?

Fees & Scholarships

2022 Indicative First Year Full Fee
$68,170*
2022 Indicative Full Fee to Complete Degree
$68,170*

Tuition fees are charged on a term basis irrespective of when studies are commenced. Information on fees can be found on the AGSM Program fees page.

Financing your study

FEE-HELP is an interest-free loan facility provided by the Australian Government for eligible students enrolled in postgraduate studies. To be eligible you must be an Australian citizen. You can borrow up to the maximum of the tuition fee charged for each course in which you enrol.

Please visit Study Assist for more information. For information and advice about financial affairs please review UNSW's information on fees.

 

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

2022 Indicative First Year Fee
$77,775*
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$77,775*

Tuition fees are charged on a term basis irrespective of when studies are commenced. Information on fees can be found on the AGSM Program fees page.

 

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

Indicative fees to complete the program include tuition plus an estimate of study-related costs of approximately $1,000 per year. To find out more about other costs, visit UNSW International.

Scholarships

AGSM Full-Time MBA Scholarships provide support for exceptional students from diverse backgrounds to gain a world-class MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) at UNSW Business School, in Sydney Australia.

Featured scholarships

The Luminis AGSM Wharton Business Innovation Scholarship 

Co-funded by AGSM @ UNSW Business School and Luminis Foundation, The Luminis AGSM Wharton Business Innovation Scholarship provides an exceptional pathway for outstanding leaders to forge a remarkable career in business.

The scholarship will cover the cost of completing the AGSM Full-Time MBA program, international exchange at Wharton and an internship/ work placement in the US. 

 

AGSM Women in Leadership Scholarship 

The AGSM Women in Leadership Scholarship will enable outstanding female leaders to complete a world-class Full-Time MBA.

 

AGSM Indigenous Leaders Scholarship

The AGSM Indigenous Leaders Scholarship is designed to provide support to an Australian Indigenous student who receive an offer of admission to one of the AGSM @ UNSW Business School programs:

  • AGSM Full-Time MBA

  • AGSM MBA (Executive)

  • AGSM MBAX 

 

AGSM Excellence Scholarship

The AGSM Excellence Scholarship will give MBA candidates who have a proven track record of academic and professional excellence an opportunity to participate in AGSM’s Full-Time MBA program.

 

AGSM Leadership Excellence Scholarship 

The AGSM Leadership Excellence Scholarship will give outstanding leaders access to a world-class Full-Time MBA.

  • LGBTI Leadership Award

  • Sport Leadership Award

  • Military Leadership Award

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Award

  • Community Leadership Award

 

AGSM Alumni Community Leader Scholarship

The AGSM Alumni Community Leader Scholarship is open to talented emerging leaders and managers currently working in the not-for-profit sector applying for either the AGSM MBA (Executive) or the AGSM MBAX program and will cover the full tuition fees for the program, including EY residential costs.

Featured scholarships

AGSM Global Reach Scholarship 

The AGSM Global Reach Scholarship gives exceptional students from diverse international backgrounds access to AGSM’s Full-Time MBA program located in Sydney.

 

AGSM Women in Leadership Scholarship 

The AGSM Women in Leadership Scholarship will enable outstanding female leaders to complete a world-class Full-Time MBA.

 

AGSM Excellence Scholarship

The AGSM Excellence Scholarship will give MBA candidates who have a proven track record of academic and professional excellence an opportunity to participate in AGSM’s Full-Time MBA program.

 

AGSM Leadership Excellence Scholarship 

The AGSM Leadership Excellence Scholarship will give outstanding leaders access to a world-class Full-Time MBA.

  • LGBTI Leadership Award

  • Sport Leadership Award

  • Military Leadership Award

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Award

  • Community Leadership Award


  • #1
    Full-Time MBA in Australia

    AGSM’s Full-Time MBA ranked 1st in Australia and 79th among the best global.

  • #4
    Online MBA in the world

    AGSM's MBAX ranked 1st in Australia and 4th among the best global online MBA programs, according to The QS 2022 Online MBA Rankings.

  • 17,000+
    Global Alumni

    AGSM students have access to a rich global network of over 17,000 AGSM alumni who are recognised international business leaders in their industries.

I expanded my business knowledge, built my skills, and made meaningful connections with my cohort.
AGSM student Trisha Shastri

Trisha Shastri

AGSM MBA

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