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Australia / New Zealand students

International students

COURSE

Master of Business Administration (Global)

MC-MBAGLO

TAUGHT BY: School of Management

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

2years

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

400

About offering

The MBA (Global) is designed for emerging leaders with global ambitions.

The two-year program is for recent graduates and early-career professionals. It builds on your undergraduate degree and helps you on your way to a global business career.

The course focuses on core business knowledge and inter-cultural communication, ensuring your skills can be applied within an international business context.

Our partnerships give you the opportunity to take a study tour overseas, learning essential business practices that will help equip you for a career that could take you anywhere in the world.

Partner institutions include:

  • Renmin University of China
  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • State University of New York
  • Burgundy School of Business, France
  • University of the Philippines
  • University of Bologna, Italy.

The International Study Tour also includes an introduction to the culture as well as business aspects of a society. On past study tours students have visited General Motors Corporation (Shanghai), Yanjing Brewery (Beijing), Lenovo (Beijing), Simelectro (France).

Fast-track your MBA (Global)

If you are a graduate with an undergraduate degree in business or commerce you may receive Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) equal to 100 credits within the MBA (Global) (equivalent of one semester full-time study). This means you could complete your MBA (Global) sooner.

What you'll learn

  • apply appropriate practices, principles and concepts to evaluate and resolve current and emerging trends in business management and practices
  • think critically, creatively and innovatively
  • access and synthesise information from multiple sources to make sound judgements
  • communicate in ways appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose
  • use and apply technologies in ways that are beneficial to the workplace
  • develop an understanding of and reflectively apply different learning and development strategies
  • create new approaches of looking at global business issues
  • demonstrate ways of using cultural diversity to improve self- awareness, business, professional and ethical practice
  • critique and reconceptualise the roles of leadership, ethical practice and professional integrity when working within a team and independently

Why study Master of Business Administration (Global)

  • Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017
  • CBS is recognised as an elite global business school through accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
  • Our courses have a highly applied, practical focus and are delivered by leading academics and business practitioners.

How this course will make you industry ready

Throughout the course, you will develop your leadership skills through work-integrated learning, industry mentorships and field trips. You will also gain insight from an international study tour at a leading international university.

In your final semester, you will undertake an industry based business placement or consultancy project, to help you further cement your professional skills in the competitive global market.

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, with up to 3 years' work experience. Admission is competitive, and requires a course weighted average of at least 60%. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.

If you have more than three years' work experience in a managerial role, you will be encouraged to apply for the Curtin Graduate School of Business MBA instead, which is tailored to suit more established professionals.

English language proficiency

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Course prerequisites

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, with up to 3 years' work experience. Admission is competitive, and requires a course weighted average of at least 60%. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.

If you have more than three years' work experience in a managerial role, you will be encouraged to apply for the Curtin Graduate School of Business MBA instead, which is tailored to suit more established professionals.

Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 60

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please visit our credit for recognised learning webpage or contact our CRL Office on crl@curtin.edu.au or 1300 222 888.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please see our credit for previous study website or contact tne_pathways@curtin.edu.au.

Applicants with a recognised undergraduate degree may be eligible for a maximum of 100 credits of Credit for Recognised Learning.

Fees and charges

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

No domestic fee data currently available.

International student indicative fees for 2018

International onshore – fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,000*
Indicative year 1 fee $29,700*
Total indicative course fee $59,700*
Indicative essential incidental course fee N/A

The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International’s offshore site.

Where to get further information

Applicants applying with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

Find information on how you can apply to study at Curtin with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.

Applicants with other international qualifications

Find information on what qualifications you can use to apply for a Curtin course.

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  • Curtin course code: MC-MBAGLO
  • CRICOS code: 079264A
  • This offering was last updated on: September 25, 2018