The AGSM Master of Business Administration (Executive), is a part-time program designed for managers and executives to build leadership skills.

 

Faculty
UNSW Business School
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face (includes blended)
Award
Master of Business Administration (Executive)
Commencing Terms
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3
Duration (Full Time)
2 - 6 years

Overview

The AGSM Master of Business Administration (Executive), is a part-time national program designed for ambitious and experienced managers, executives, and professionals eager to take their career to the next level. It is designed to build strategy and leadership skills while providing a thorough grounding in core business disciplines. The MBA (Executive) is a flexible program that lets you pursue a professional interest area in dynamic study modes including weekly, intensive, and online classes.

This program is unique in its focus on intensive and residential cohort experiences that provide extensive opportunities for group learning and developing peer professional networks. AGSM MBA (Executive) courses are designed by academics and delivered and facilitated by industry experts. The national program runs classes in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, and Perth, allowing students to stay on top of their study when they are travelling interstate for work. There are options to take online courses that let you plan your study around your other commitments.

Why study this degree at UNSW?

This degree is designed for working professionals looking to accelerate their career or transition from a specialist career path to a broader management or executive role. As an experienced professional, you will choose this degree if you're interested in strategy and leadership development and if your career goals include responsibility for overseeing teams of people, a business unit, or an entire organisation.

Our dedicated Career Development Centre supports you in achieving your career aspirations through tailored support and resources. You will also have access to the global network of more than 17,000 AGSM alumni.

 

Program Code
8356
Campus
Kensington
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
72
Indicative Enrolments
761

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Entry requirements

To gain entrance into the Master of Business Administration (Executive) prior degree from a recognised tertiary institution in any discipline with a minimum five years professional or management experience. Applicants typically have five to 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.

To gain entrance into the Master of Business Administration (Executive) prior degree from a recognised tertiary institution in any discipline with a minimum five years professional or management experience. Applicants typically have five to 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.

Check the specific English language requirements for this program

Program structure

Challenge yourself to reach your full career potential and fast track your success. AGSM offers a practical focus to learning, where you apply new skills in your current role as well as class projects.

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

You'll have online access to program materials, timetables, results and academic and business journals. You can also take advantage of three intensive, residential cohort experiences, where students live-in for the duration of the course - valuable opportunities that allow you to harness the power of collective intelligence unique to AGSM.

Study areas

    • Leadership (compulsory)
    • Strategy (compulsory)
    • Accounting and Financial Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Managing People and Organisations
    • Corporate Finance
    • Data Analytics and Decision-Making
    • Social Impact
    • Project Management
    • Business Analytics
    • Advanced Finance
    • Digital Innovation
    • Law, Regulation & Ethics
    • Managerial Decision-Making
    • Executive Skills
    • Executive Strategy: Growth and Innovation
    • Executive Strategy: Disruption and Transformation
    • Executive Leadership Immersion

Future careers

This program supports ambitious and experienced managers, executives and professionals who want to take their career to a new level. You'll be able to earn a globally recognised MBA from Australia’s leading business school, without having to put a successful career on hold.

You'll gain new skills and concepts that are immediately transferrable to the workplace, in a flexible program that lets you study in multiple locations, work at your own pace and is delivered through a blend of face-to-face, online and intensive residential study periods.

Potential careers

  • Senior management roles (GM, CEO and board level)
  • Senior government leader
  • Not-for-profit manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Consultant
  • Venture capitalist
  • Executive roles in accounting, finance, marketing, sales and communications, amongst others

How to apply

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.

Ready to start your application?

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.

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Fees & Scholarships

2022 Indicative First Year Fee
$45,445*
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$72,525*

*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
$51,835*
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$82,160*

*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


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 scholarship

Alumni Leaders Scholarship in Business
This scholarship supports people from a disadvantaged background to begin undergraduate studies at UNSW Business School. Explore the full range of UNSW Business School domestic scholarships.

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UNSW Business School International Scholarship
This scholarship supports international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students who are commencing full-time study at UNSW. Explore the full range of UNSW Business School international scholarships.


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