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Master of Business Administration

Approved Abbreviation: MBA


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2761.3

CRICOS Code: 079261D


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course or course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is 2015 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Year 2014 (Q3) - 2761.2 - Master of Business Administration

Commencement Year 2013 (Q4) - 2014 (Q2) - 2761.1 - Master of Business Administration

Through its research-driven and integrated focus, this degree equips graduates with the skills and knowledge to engage with contemporary business environments. The design of the degree reflects consultation with a range of stakeholders including industry and professional associations. The design comprises business foundation and core units which provide students with key skills such as business communication and analysis, as well as a general knowledge of the basics of business e.g., Accounting, Economics, and Statistics. Upon completion of the foundation and core, students complete 60 credit points (cp) in one of the following specialisations: Finance and Investment, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Resource Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Sustainable Business, Property, Information and Communications Technology, Digital Knowledge and Innovation, and Business Analytics. Students complete: four foundation (40cp), four core (40cp), and six specialisation units (60cp) as well as a 20 credit point capstone unit, for a total of 160 credit points. Students may elect to complete a non-specialisation where six units (60cp) can be chosen separately from any postgraduate business units. This course has multiple intakes each year and is suitable for graduates holding a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

Study Mode
Two years full-time or four years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Laurel Jacksonsgsmclientservices@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta CampusFull TimeInternalLaurel Jackson
Parramatta CampusPart TimeInternalLaurel Jackson
Uni of Economics Ho Chi Minh CityFull TimeInternal See above
Uni of Economics Ho Chi Minh CityPart TimeInternal See above

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

http://pubsites.uws.edu.au/international/

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points (cp). This includes 40cp general foundation units, 40cp core units, 60cp specialist knowledge units, and a 20cp capstone unit as per the structure below

General Foundation Units

200820.2The Contemporary Business Environment
200817.2Business Communication Skills
200825.2Understanding Contemporary Organisations
200831.1Integrated Business Experience 1

Core Units

200821.2Financial Reports for Decision Making
200826.1Contemporary People Management
200843.2Integrated Business Experience 2
200425.4Economics

Specialisations

SP2006.1Management
SP2007.1Marketing
SP2008.1Logistics and Supply Chain Management
SP2009.1Hospitality and Tourism
SP2010.1Sustainable Business
SP2011.1Innovation and Entrepreneurship
SP2012.1Human Resource Management
SP2016.1Finance and Investment
SP2017.1Property
SP2018.1Information and Communications Technology
SP2019.1Digital Knowledge and Innovation
SP2020.1Business Analytics

Non Specialisation

A total of 6 units from any postgraduate Business unit

Capstone

Choose one of

200829.2Business Project
200830.2Internship


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