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Master of Business Administration

  • Awarded by

    Chifley Business School

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1.5 years full-time (1 year accelerated) or part-time equivalent

  • Start Date

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Location

    NSW | VIC | QLD | SA

Last modified: 19 Jul 2017

About this course

Build your leadership skills and gain a qualification that reflects your tenacity as a business professional and strategic thinker, with this online Master of Business Administration course!

Designed to challenge you at every level, the MBA delivered by Chifley Business School at Torrens University Australia will train you to:

  • Conceptualise and analyse complex business problems
  • Systematically evaluate business risks
  • Use the latest software and platforms to analyse data, and use this data to make effective business decisions
  • Specialise in either project management skills or technology management

The MBA culminates in a strategic management capstone subject – a project that replicates real-world settings and encourages you to consolidate everything you've learnt to tackle a strategic business problem.

For those of you interested in gaining advanced skills and knowledge, there is also the option to complete the MBA (Advanced) course, which provides you with a more in-depth program, spread across a 2-year period.

Workload and assessment

In order to succeed in your studies, each subject in this course requires a combination of 120 hours of structured and self-directed learning, which equates to about 10 hours a week over a 12-week trimester.

Assessments for this course may take a variety of forms, including:

  • Written exams
  • Project reports
  • Individual-based assignments on live briefs
  • Presentations research reports
  • Work integrated learning
  • Case studies
  • Reflection logs
  • Prerequisites


    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Hold a bachelor's degree or higher qualification form an Australian institution, or equivalent; OR
    • Have at least three years of relevant work experience; OR
    • Hold a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration from Torrens University Australia (or from another institution, if deemed equivalent)
  • Subjects

    Find out more

    In this business management course, the subjects you may study include:

    • Business decision analytics
    • Business capstone
    • Systems thinking
    • Strategic management
    • Marketing
    • Financial management
    • Managing people and teams
    • Dynamic leadership
    • Business environment
    • Business communications
    • Risk management
    • Innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship
    • Employer based project
    • International business strategy
    • Technology strategy
    • Corporate sustainability
    • Organisational best practice
    • Business law and international contexts
    • Management information systems
    Find out more
  • Why Torrens University Australia?

    Torrens University Australia brings together some of the country’s most regarded tertiary institutes across industries like business, design, public health, hospitality, and sports management.

    Studying with Torrens means learning from the industry’s best and brightest minds through cutting-edge syllabuses and small classroom environments. By becoming a Torrens student, you will not only have access to Torrens’ state-of-the-art campuses across the nation, you’ll also get to leverage Torrens status as a Laureate International University, and be able to access a global network of over 70 universities across 25 countries.

    Torrens schools include; APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Chifley Business School, Media Design School, Real Madrid Graduate School, Southern School of Natural Therapies and William Blue College of Hospitality.

    Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.

    Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.

    Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Sydney (The Rocks)
  • Victoria: Melbourne (Little Collins Street)
  • Queensland: Brisbane (Fortitude Valley)
  • South Australia: Adelaide (Wakefield Street)

You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Business Administration from Chifley Business School at Torrens University Australia.

Once you complete this course, you'll have gained the strategic thinking, business acumen and managerial skills needed to work at senior management level.


Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Torrens also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.


You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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