Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Obtain analytical, strategic and leadership skills
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Progressing to the next level of management is challenging, particularly in today's increasingly competitive business environments. You need to hit the ground running with superior skills and high-level leadership capabilities to succeed.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) through the University of Newcastle is for professionals aiming to further expand their career opportunities. With a focus on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, the MBA arms you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management roles.
Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited MBA at a time that suits you.
Explore this page and find out if the MBA is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.
Is it for you?
Are you searching for a challenge that will assist you to achieve a point of difference that gives your career the edge? Business professionals are finding it increasingly competitive to leverage their careers to the next level. Achieving a Master of Business Administration (MBA) will demonstrate your ability and dedication, and increase your employability in professional management positions across many areas of business.
The MBA focuses on developing a higher understanding and skills in business marketing, organisational behaviour, accounting and finance, and strategic and project management. This postgraduate qualification can be the key to your future career success or can provide you with the know how to leverage your business to new heights.
With a strategically based focus on business management capabilities via an integrated online learning platform, The University of Newcastle's MBA will leverage your career potential, at a time and place that suits the demands of your life.
Upon graduation you will have a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply the advanced areas of business - key to business success in both the public and private sectors.
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Today, businesses require employees to be flexible and able to adapt and implement organisational and technological change with enhanced problem solving skills for seamless business integration.
A Master of Business Administration (MBA) through GradSchool offers a strategically developed program that will challenge your approach to leadership, enhance your ability to think and act analytically as well as master your strategic capabilities.
You can specialise in the following areas to best suit your career needs:
- applied finance (only offered at Newcastle City Precinct)
- business theory and practice
- human resource management
- international business
You will develop an advanced understanding and application of accounting, finance, organisational behaviour, human resource management, marketing and management. You will learn to understand and apply well-established theoretical management frameworks and practical business skills which are transferable to all areas of business - including the ability to effectively manage a team, write, present and manage your time at an advanced level.
To find out more about where the MBA can lead you, visit the 'careers' tab.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognised and prestigious qualification, known for its ability to significantly increase your professional value and employability. With your enhanced leadership capabilities, business management focus and chosen specialisation, and you will have a new found awareness of company culture, people, management and leadership.
The theory and business management principles you have acquired through the MBA will equip you for diverse real-world business situations. This knowledge will increase your business value and see you fast-track to leadership, increase your salary potential and advance your career.
The program’s content focuses on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management roles.
With an MBA you can leverage your existing experience with enhanced skills to gain control of your future. Whether your goal is to boost your current career, change career paths or increase the success of your own business, you will have the advanced skills and knowledge to achieve this with an MBA.
For more detailed information on eligibility, courses and requirements of the MBA, visit the ‘details’ tab.