MC088 - Master of Business Administration

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Plan: MC088P6 - Master of Business Administration
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Objectives of the program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Master of Business Administration
Award abbreviation: MBA
Total credit points: 144
Career: PGRD
Duration: 1 year full time
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Graduate School of Business and Law (660H)
Owning school URL:
ASCED code: 080301
CRICOS code: 057049A

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Objectives of the program

The RMIT University MBA is designed to produce graduates who can confidently manage the operational needs of an organisation by effectively understanding and negotiating processes for the financing, production and marketing of goods and/or services, and contribute to the strategic management of the organisation. The program structure will provide learning experiences for you to acquire and apply the critical knowledge of management theories and concepts across core business disciplines. The program emphasises practicalities and skills to address real work issues in contemporary business settings.

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Articulation and pathways

Applicants who have completed postgraduate business or management studies or have partially completed an MBA at another institution (with entry criteria similar to the RMIT MBA) may be accepted with some credits or exemptions being granted toward the RMIT University MBA.  Credits and exemptions will be assessed consistent with the principles of the RMIT University’s Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer Policy.

Each intake of students will proceed through the program as a cohort.  Each cohort will commence the program with a course that introduces many aspects of business management in the global context and will exit the program with a capstone course that draws all of their learning under the concept of strategic implementation and business operations.

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Entrance requirements

An Australian Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in a recognized discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.   Preference given to students with a Credit Average.

International Students
English Language:-

  • IELTS – 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL Paper based – 580+ (TWE 4.5+)
  • TOEFL Computer based - 237+ (TWE4.5+)
  • RMIT English Worldwide (REW) – Advanced level 2
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External accreditation and industry links

Depending on courses undertaken and experience, graduates may be eligible for associate or full membership of a number of professional bodies.  These include:

Australian Human Resources Institute   (
Australian Institute of Management   (
Australian Institute of  Training and Development   (
Industrial Relations Society  (

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Resources available from the Library
As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at:

All MBA courses have a well-developed range of indicative texts, references and selected academic journals detailed in the course information document.

Online learning tools and content

As a student in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the student portal, myRMIT.

Learning services available to you as a student at RMIT
RMIT provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
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