Avondale University

Master of Business Administration

Avondale University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 02731D

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) provides advanced training in business management. Students will learn about the ethical, moral and spiritual dimensions of leadership.Adapting to rapidly changing business environments calls for a more sophisticated set of skills and abilities from leaders and managers. Church-related, not-for-profit organisations and other organisations require effective leaders who understand the needs of their organisations.


DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC UNITS:Pattern 1 must complete 6 units from the list below, and Pattern 2 must complete 5 units from the list below:LAMC51100 Leadership and OrganisationLAMC51200 Communication for LeadersLAMC51600 Organisational Processes and ChangeLAMC51400 Human Resource ManagementLAMC52400 Managerial and Professional EthicsLAMC52100 Marketing ManagementLAMC52300 Strategic Planning for LeadershipLAMC52600 Accounting for LeadersLAMC52800 Legal and Governance Issues for Managers RESEARCH PROJECT UNITS:Pattern 1 must also complete a research project from the list below:Choice between a 6 credit point or a 12 credit point research projectLAMR59200 Independent Research Project (6 credit points)LAMR59300 Extended Independent Research Project (12 credit points)Pattern 2 must also complete the following major research projectLAMR59400 Major Research Project (18 credit points project) ELECTIVES:Electives may be drawn from the Discipline Specific units listed above, or other disciplines (on approval from the Course Convenor).

Standard entry requirements

  • GENERAL ADMISSION CRITERIATo qualify for admission, you must have completed:An Australian Qualifications Framework AQF Level Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or higher education provider
  • OrAn Australian Qualifications Framework AQF Level 8 graduate certificate or diploma in leadership and management or equivalent from an accredited university or higher education provider
  • OrAn overseas qualification comparable to an Australian Qualifications Framework AQF Level 7 or higherIn exceptional circumstances, you may be admitted based on equivalent qualifications as assessed by the School's Learning and Teaching Committee.SPECIFIC ADMISSION CRITERIAThe following are the specific criteria for admission:A resume/CV to demonstrate at least two years of experience in a leadership or management role, including a written summary of your relevant work experienceADVANCED STANDINGApplicants with an Australian Qualifications Framework AQF Level 9 qualification (or higher) in a cognate area may be eligible for advanced standing (credit recognition). Refer to the Advanced Standing Policy for more information.INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTSThe Master of Business Administration is available to domestic students and international students studying outside of Australia. The course is unavailable to international students in Australia on a student visa.ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTSApplicant's who completed their bachelor's degree (or overseas equivalent) in a language other than English must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no sub-band below 6.0.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Lake Macquarie International: $40,860 No
  • Part-time : 3 years

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