Overview

Master of Business Administration / Master of Marketing

Are you passionate about marketing and want a strong foundation in business administration? To extend your business capabilities as well as obtain specialised marketing knowledge, the Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing is the program for you.

Give yourself the best chance of greater career opportunities within your industry through furthering your education.

The University of Newcastle’s Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing  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 in marketing.

Combining a core specialisation in marketing with an extended understanding of whole of business practices is highly sought after. The theory and business management principles you will acquire through the combined program will equip you for diverse real-world business situations. This knowledge will increase your value and see you fast-track to leadership, increase your salary potential and advance your career.

Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere and thereby balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing at a time that suits you.

Is it for you?

Do you know exactly where you want to be in your career and recognise that postgraduate study can make it happen? To increase your business capabilities as well as obtain specialised marketing knowledge, the Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing could be for you.

Studying the Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing is a way of specialising your Master of Business Administration (MBA) to reach your specific career goals. The combined program can potentially present benefits in your desired area that a single MBA may not afford you.

In an increasingly competitive business world, this combined degree will provide you with fundamental business frameworks and specialised marketing expertise. Focusing on two specialised fields will enable you to aim for non-traditional MBA careers, provide you with improved salary potential and opportunity for promotions.

With a strategically based focus on business management capabilities via an integrated online learning platform, the Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing 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 and marketing that are key to business success in both the public and private sectors.

Career Pathways

The University of Newcastle Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing is an internationally recognised qualification, known for its ability to significantly increase your professional value and employability. With your enhanced leadership capabilities, business management focus and marketing specialisation, you will have a new found awareness of company culture, people, management ,  leadership and marketing.

Combining a core specialisation in marketing with an extended understanding of whole of business practices provides a valuable addition to the marketing specialisation. The theory and business management principles you will acquire through the combined program will equip you for diverse real-world business situations. This knowledge will increase your 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 knowledge to succeed in senior management roles.

Get Started

Applying to the University of Newcastle has never been easier! For most programs, you can complete an easy, online application form. Applying only takes around 10 minutes, and there is no fee for direct applications. You can upload all of your certified supporting documentation online. Below is an overview of what is required. You should prepare any required documentation before commencing the online application. If you have questions about the application process or the requirements for your program, please contact us. When you are ready, begin your application. 

Admission to the Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing program is available to applicants who can demonstrate a suitable combination or education and/or work experience. The table below outlines the number of years experience required, depending on your previous educational qualifications.

 

Educational Qualification Number of years relevant industry experience
3 Year Bachelors (in a related field of study) Zero
3 Year Bachelors (in a non-related field of study) One
No previous educational qualifications Seven (including 2 in a management position)

 

If you would like your professional qualifications and/or work experience to be considered, please provide certified copies of all relevant qualifications, a detailed CV, and a statement of service or signed letters from employers confirming your role, duties and period of employment.


Applicants should also provide a statement detailing how your professional experience prepares you to undertake postgraduate study.

PLEASE NOTE: All applications for recognition of prior learning based on experience and professional development will be assessed by the program convenor. The information outlined above is indicative only.

If you do not have a University of Newcastle Student Identification number, or wish to include details of studies completed at another institution, you may also be required to submit the following:

Identification Documents

If you do not already have a University of Newcastle Student Number, you must provide 100 points of ID.  You must supply either a copy of your passport, birth certificate or you citizenship certificate as part of your 100 points.

70 Points Passport
Birth Certificate (not extract)
Citizenship Certificate
40 Points Current Australian Drivers Licence
Student Identification card issued by an educational institution
Pension or Government Health Care Card or Public Service ID Card
Government Issued Licence (eg boat, pilot)
University staff photo identification card
35 Points Letter from a current employer * Must be on official company letterhead and contain both the employer and employee’s signatures and the name and address of the employee
25 Points Medicare card / Credit card
Financial institution cash card or passbook
Council rates notice
Electricity, gas or telephone bill
2 Tax assessment notice
Foreign Driver's Licence
Membership card (e.g. club, union, trade/professional body, library, video library)
Rental receipt or statement from landlord or real estate agent
Marriage certificate
Divorce decree
Name and address verified from electoral role
Deed Poll registered with the relevant authority

Citizenship and Visa Details

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Educational Qualifications

If you are applying for admission on the basis of studies completed at an institution other than the University of Newcastle, you will need to provide certified copies of official transcripts.

For each qualification that you list on your application, you must provide a certified copy of your transcript.

Overseas educational qualifications will be assessed for equivalence according to standards provided by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition.

Evidence of English Proficiency

All applicants, whether domestic or international, for admission to any University of Newcastle program must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission. Applicants should review the University of Newcastle English Proficiency Policy

Typically, applicants will provide certified copies of one of the following documents:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) results.
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken overseas in an English Speaking country
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken in English in a non-English speaking country, and confirmation from institution that studies were conducted and examined solely in the English language.

If you are not able to provide these documents, please provide details of any employment undertaken in an English speaking environment. Your application will be reviewed and we contact you regarding your options for demonstrating English proficiency”.

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