University of South Australia (UniSA)

Master of Business Administration (DMMA)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The award-winning Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of South Australia (UniSA) is designed for enterprising leaders and executives. It has a strong practical focus embedded in senior management decision-making and the latest in management research, providing you with real-world insights to maximise your career progression. UniSA’s fully-flexible MBA can be studied 100% online, on campus or as a combination of both giving you the option to truly tailor your learning to your lifestyle and needs. UniSA also has the longest-running partnership with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), enabling you to learn the principles and practices of good governance through the Company Directors Course delivered intensively in Adelaide. UniSA Business is the only business school in South Australia accredited by both AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EFMD (EQUIS) – the world’s leading accreditation bodies recognising excellence in business education and research at a global level.

Designed for

Motivated people seeking senior leadership positions in organisations operating in international business environments


The program consists of 54 units (12 courses of 4.5 units) as well as a structured commencement seminar. You will study the course ‘Strategic Thinking: Concepts and Tools’, then have the flexibility to select the order in which you undertake your remaining courses. You will also have the opportunity to study one capstone course and two electives.


  • Strategic Thinking: Concepts and Tools
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Ethics, Governance and Sustainability
  • International Business
  • Leadership for Growth
  • Managerial Finance
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Strategic Marketing
  • The Law for Managers
  • Plus x2 Electives
  • Plus x1 Capstone course.

Standard entry requirements

a) 3 years minimum full-time management experience and a recognised university undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualifications, orb) A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of South Australia with an average of at least Pass Level 1 (55%) across 4 courses, or an equivalent qualification from the University of South Australia or from another recognised university, orc) The Program Director may, under exceptional circumstances, accept candidates with substantial and proven managerial and/or entrepreneurial experience who have demonstrated the potential to meet the learning requirements of the MBA. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.You are required to submit a detailed curriculum vitae or equivalent with at least one referee who can validate your professional experience, along with your completed application.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City West International: $56,700 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

Further information

Applicants are required to submit a detailed curriculum vitae or equivalent with at least one referee who can validate work experience.

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