MBA in Australia – MBA Programme List, Entry Requirements, Tuition Fee
Quick Notes on studying MBA in Australia:
You can study an MBA in Australia with 15 years of education, ie. a B.Com, BMS, BMM etc. will be sufficient to apply for an Australia MBA programme.
15 years education: Australia recognizes India’s 15 year Bachelor’s degree. Thus, you can apply for an MBA in Australia after your 3 year Bachelor’s degree
Duration: MBA in Australia is in between 1.5 years and 2 years. Some MBAs in Australia are of 1 year duration eg. the Melbourne Business School MBA programme.
Start Dates in Australia: Most Australian MBAs begin either in July or in February.
Work Experience requirement for studying MBA in Australia: You should have at least 2 years work experience (after your graduation) for applying to an MBA in Australia. Having said that, there are a few Australian MBA programmes that are available to fresh graduates too.
Fee Range: MBA in Australia can be studied for AUD 25,000 to AUD 95,000. In general, your MBA will cost you AUD 45000 to AUD 65000 for the full MBA program. MBA at University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, Monash University, University of New South Wales will cost you higher, with MBA at Melbourne Business School being the most expensive.
English Language Requirement: Students must take the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test. The IELTS test scores an applicant out of 9.0 band (scoring is always in multiples of 0.5). Recommended score in IELTS is 6.5 band overall with no less than 6.0 in all sections. 2 to 3 test dates are available each month and the test can be taken at centres in mostly all cities in India. The test results arrive after about 13 days from the test date. Thus, register for the test early.
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GMAT: GMAT is NOT required to study MBA in Australia in general. However, some top Australian MBA programmes will require GMAT eg. Melbourne Business School (University of Melbourne) and Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM at the University of New South Wales – UNSW)
Time to Apply: Best time to apply for MBA in Australia is at least 6 months before the intake i.e. by January for the July start and by July for the February start.
Work DURING study in Australia: Students can work up to 20 hours part time per week during course of study and full time during vacations.
Work AFTER study in Australia: We’ll make this simple for you to understand. If you are studying a two year MBA programme, then you can apply for a work permit of 2 years. The minimum duration of your study period must be at least 24 months. If the duration of MBA is lesser than 2 years, than there is no provision to apply for a work permit.
MBA in Australia – List
All MBA programmes in Australia with approximate fee and duration:
|Universities in Australia – MBA Programmes||Approx. MBA Fees (in Lacs) for full MBA)||Duration of the listed Australian MBAs|
|University of Melbourne (Melbourne Business School MBA)||Rs 41 Lacs||12 Months|
|University of New South Wales (AGSM MBA)||Rs 39 Lacs||16 months|
|Macquarie University (MGSM MBA)||Rs 38 Lacs||24 Months|
|University of Western Australia (UWA Business School MBA)||Rs 34 Lacs||12 Months|
|University of Technology Sydney (UTS MBA)||Rs 31 Lacs||24 Months|
|Monash University (Monash MBA)||Rs 30 Lacs||24 Months|
|University of Sydney Business School MBA||Rs 30 Lacs||18 Months|
|Australian National University (ANU MBA)||Rs 30 Lacs||24 Months|
|S P Jain School of Global Management (SP Jain Global MBA) (tri-city MBA)||Rs 28 Lacs||12 Months|
|University of Queensland (UQ Business School MBA)||Rs 27 Lacs||12 Months|
|University of Adelaide MBA||Rs 27 Lacs||18 Months|
|Queensland University of Technology (QUT Business School MBA)||Rs 27 Lacs||18 Months|
|Bond University (Bond MBA)||Rs 26 Lacs||24 Months|
|La Trobe University (La Trobe MBA)||Rs 25 Lacs||18 Months|
|Deakin University (Deakin MBA)||Rs 24 Lacs||18 Months|
|Griffith University (Griffith MBA)||Rs 24 Lacs||18 Months|
|Charles Sturt University (CSU MBA)||Rs 24 Lacs||18 Months|
|RMIT University (RMIT MBA)||Rs 24 Lacs||18 Months|
|University of Canberra (Ducere MBA)||Rs 23 Lacs||18 Months|
|University of Wollongong (Sydney Business School MBA)||Rs 22 Lacs||24 Months|
|University of Western Sydney (UWS MBA)||Rs 22 Lacs||24 Months|
|University of South Australia (Unisa MBA)||Rs 22 Lacs||18 Months|
|Australian Institute of Management (AIM MBA)||Rs 20 Lacs|
|Central Queensland University (CQU MBA)||Rs 19 Lacs||24 Months|
|Southern Cross University (SCU MBA)||Rs 19 Lacs||24 Months|
|Federation University (FedUni MBA)||Rs 18 Lacs||18 to 24 Months|
|Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne MBA)||Rs 18 Lacs||18 Months|
|Curtin University (Curtin MBA)||Rs 18 Lacs||18 Months|
|Murdoch University (Murdoch MBA)||Rs 17 Lacs||24 Months|
|Australian Catholic University (ACU MBA)||Rs 17 Lacs||24 Months|
|Victoria University (Victoria MBA)||Rs 17 Lacs||18 Months|
|University of the Sunshine Coast MBA||Rs 16 Lacs||18 Months|
|Flinders University (Flinders MBA)||Rs 16 Lacs||18 Months|
|University of Newcastle (NewCastle MBA)||Rs 16 Lacs||12 Months|
|University of Southern Queensland (USQ MBA)||Rs 15 Lacs||18 Months|
|University of Canberra MBA||Rs 15 Lacs||18 Months|
|Chifley Business School MBA||Rs 14 Lacs||12 Months|
|Torrens University (at Chifley Business School) MBA||Rs 13 Lacs||24 Months|
|Edith Cowan University (ECU MBA)||Rs 13 Lacs||18 Months|
|Australian Institute of Business MBA||Rs 11 Lacs||12 Months|
MBA Programmes in Australia that may require a GMAT score:
University of Melbourne
Melbourne Business School MBA
GMAT required for Melbourne MBA: 630 or higher (min. score of 45 in Quant; 28 in Verbal; 4.5 in AW section)
Average GMAT in the Melbourne MBA Class: 650
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Australian Graduate School of Management, AGSM MBA
GMAT required for AGSM MBA: 550 or higher
SP Jain School of Global Management (SP Jain)
MBA: SP Jain Global MBA (GMBA)
Institution Type: Private
Duration of SP Jain MBA: 1 year (tri-city program in Singapore, Sydney-Australia, Dubai OR Singapore, Sydney-Australia, Mumbai) (46 credits)
Cost of SP Jain MBA: Rs 38 lacs approximately (including tuition, accommodation, travel, food, insurance, visa, books, etc.). Only the GMBA program cost is USD 31000 (approx.)
Start Date: January and May
Work Experience required for SP Jain MBA: Minimum 3 years
SPJAT is conducted roughly once every month. Thus, students who have not taken their GMAT or CAT and are strongly looking forward to the SP Jain Global MBA, the taking the SP JAT will be a good option.
Average score, work experience and age :
GMAT of the SP Jain MBA Class: 687
Work Experience in the SP Jain MBA Class: 6.7 years
Age of Students in the SP Jain MBA class: 26/27 years
Specializations Available on SP Jain MBA: Global Finance, Contemporary Marketing Management, Information Technology Management, Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Mostly all other Australian MBA programmes do NOT require a GMAT
MBA in Australia – Fee Range:
MBA in Australia: A$20000 to A$30000
|University of Southern Queensland (USQ MBA)|
|University of Canberra MBA|
|Chifley Business School MBA|
|Torrens University (at Chifley Business School) MBA|
|Edith Cowan University (ECU MBA)|
|Australian Institute of Business MBA|
MBA in Australia: A$30001 to A$40000
|Australian Institute of Management (AIM MBA)|
|Central Queensland University (CQU MBA)|
|Southern Cross University (SCU MBA)|
|Federation University (FedUni MBA)|
|Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne MBA)|
|Curtin University (Curtin MBA)|
|Murdoch University (Murdoch MBA)|
|Australian Catholic University (ACU MBA)|
|Victoria University (Victoria MBA)|
|University of the Sunshine Coast MBA|
|Flinders University (Flinders MBA)|
|University of Newcastle (NewCastle MBA)|
MBA in Australia: A$40001 to A$50000
|La Trobe University (La Trobe MBA)|
|Deakin University (Deakin MBA)|
|Griffith University (Griffith MBA)|
|Charles Sturt University (CSU MBA)|
|RMIT University (RMIT MBA)|
|University of Canberra (Ducere MBA)|
|University of Wollongong (Sydney Business School MBA)|
|University of Western Sydney (UWS MBA)|
|University of South Australia (Unisa MBA)|
MBA in Australia: A$50001 to A$70000
|University of Western Australia (UWA Business School MBA)|
|University of Technology Sydney (UTS MBA)|
|Monash University (Monash MBA)|
|University of Sydney Business School MBA|
|Australian National University (ANU MBA)|
|S P Jain School of Global Management (SP Jain Global MBA) (tri-city MBA)|
|University of Queensland (UQ Business School MBA)|
|University of Adelaide MBA|
|Queensland University of Technology (QUT Business School MBA)|
|Bond University (Bond MBA)|
MBA in Australia: A$70000 to A$90000
|University of Melbourne (Melbourne Business School MBA)|
|University of New South Wales (AGSM MBA)|
|Macquarie University (MGSM MBA)|
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Applications to Australian Business Schools:
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Follow Up with Australian Universities:
We are always there for you. Universities email you their queries or provide updates on your applications. We follow up with your Universities on your behalf. After your applications too, generally you are bound to come up with a lot of questions, and we will be happy to help.
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