The Master of Business Administration (Specialised) is an online MBA, allowing you to specialise in Technology, Change, Finance, Law or Social Impact. 

 

Faculty
UNSW Business School
Delivery Mode
Distance (online with some face-to-face), Face-to-face (includes blended), Fully online
Award
Master of Business Administration
Commencing Terms
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3
Duration (Full Time)
1.7 Year(s)

The Master of Business Administration (Specialised), or MBAX, is a flexible online MBA, that offers the opportunity to specialise in one of five streams; Technology, Law, Change, Finance, and Social Impact.

The MBAX will equip you with the skills to succeed in contemporary business environments where the rapid rate of innovation and disruption impacts significantly on the organisation's success.

You'll be able to apply the concepts and tools to your professional environment immediately, while preparing for the future by accelerating your current career, following a new path or building a new enterprise.

Who should choose this degree?

This degree is designed for professionals seeking an array of intellectual tools and frameworks to manage business and lead people, particularly where aspects of management intersect with changes in business and society.

Why study at UNSW?

The MBA Online Program from AGSM is ranked top ten in the world. The innovative online format of this degree allows you to gain an MBA from a leading business school with a flexibility that fits your lifestyle.

As a student at AGSM, you'll also benefit from the services and resources provided by our dedicated Career Development Centre and have access to our 17,000+ global alumni network.

 

Program Code
8625
Campus
Kensington
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
72
Indicative Enrolments
764

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Admission is based on:

  • A prior degree from a recognised tertiary institution, and at least 2 years relevant professional and management experience, or
  • At least 6 years experience without a prior degree

Applicants typically have 5-25 years experience in middle management and senior management positions, e.g. Senior Engineer, General Manager, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Finance Manager.

English language requirements​

 

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If you’re completing an Australian Year 12 qualification (e.g. NSW HSC or equivalent), you do not need to provide anything extra to prove your proficiency. Your qualification will be used as evidence of your English proficiency.

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:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

Admission is based on:

  • A prior degree from a recognised tertiary institution, and at least 2 years relevant professional and management experience, or
  • At least 6 years experience without a prior degree

Applicants typically have 5-25 years experience in middle management and senior management positions, e.g. Senior Engineer, General Manager, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Finance Manager.

English language requirements​


You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

The MBAX is designed to be undertaken part-time in combination with full-time employment and in online mode. Classes are in small groups of approximately 30 participants with a dedicated facilitator. Classes are accessed via secure online login and the participation model is asynchronous, meaning increased flexibility in how you balance your studies with other commitments.

For current and detailed course information, visit the Business Administration (Specialised) Handbook.

Potential careers

  • General Management
  • Social Impact
  • Change
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Law

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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For most international students, applications are submitted via our Apply Online service. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places, may have an earlier application deadline or may have an earlier commencement date. For more information visit our international applicant information page.

*If you are an international student studying an Australian qualification, go to the Universities Admission Centre (UAC) for application and UAC key dates. Note: If you are under 18 years of age, you need to make special arrangements. Read more.

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2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$29,880*
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$60,120*

The indicative tuition fee for domestic postgraduate students shown is for fee paying students, not students in Commonwealth Supported Places. To find out more about the student contribution amounts for Commonwealth Supported Places visit Postgraduate Commonwealth Support.

*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.

2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$36,180*
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$68,420*

*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.

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