The Master of Business Administration (Part-Time), or MBAX, is a fully flexible MBA that can be done online, face-to-face or through a combination of these delivery modes.

 

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

Overview

The Master of Business Administration (Part-Time), or MBAX, is a fully flexible MBA that can be done online, face-to-face or through a combination of these delivery modes. It offers the option to specialise in one of five streams; Technology, Law, Change, Finance, and Social Impact, or complete a generalist program and choose a combination of courses from any of our specialisations.

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 this degree at UNSW?

The MBAX 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 Accelerator 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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Entry requirements

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

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.

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

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

The MBAX is designed to be undertaken part-time in combination with full-time employment. Classes are in small groups of approximately 30 participants with a dedicated facilitator. The program is delivered fully online with no requirement to be on campus. The online asynchronous model gives you flexibility in how you balance your studies with other commitments. However, there are face-to-face options in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Perth.

 

For current and detailed course information, visit our program pages:

The Career Accelerator @ AGSM is designed to be your partner in building employability skills and networks that ensure your life-long career success.

We offer support and guidance to equip students with the career development skills and industry networks to achieve their career goals. We are committed to assisting AGSM students in their career transition by helping to market their resumes, develop career management skills and to connect them with potential employers.

For more information, visit our Career Accelerator @ AGSM page.

Potential careers

  • General Management
  • Consulting 
  • Senior management positions 
  • Change management consultant 
  • Human resources 
  • Coaching and training roles 
  • Project management 
  • Operations and logistics
  • Executive roles in not-for-profit and community organisations
  • Social entrepreneurs

How to apply

Before applying for admission, candidates must satisfy the entry requirements. Information on how to apply including application dates and checklist can be found on the AGSM How to apply page.

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Before applying for admission, candidates must satisfy the entry requirements. Information on how to apply including application dates and checklist can be found on the AGSM How to apply page.

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Fees & Scholarships

2022 Indicative First Year Full Fee
$28,210*
2022 Indicative Full Fee to Complete Degree
$56,075*

*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.

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.

2022 Indicative First Year Fee
$37,740*
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$76,225*

*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.


At UNSW, we award over $83 million in scholarships each year. We pride ourselves on rewarding excellence and making university accessible to students from all walks of life. Whether you’re a domestic or international student, our range of scholarships, prizes and awards can support your journey.

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

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.


  • #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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