Master of Business Administration

Kaplan Business School
Kaplan Business School
  • Awarded by

    Kaplan Business School

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    2 years full time or part-time equivalent (maximum 5 years)

  • Start Date

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Location

    NSW | VIC | QLD | SA

  • Career Outcomes

    Marketing Manager | General Manager | Managing Director | Project Manager | View all

Last modified: 19 Jan 2018

In a Nutshell

You're a future business leader, and the flagship Master of Business Administration at Kaplan Business School will give you the skills you need to take your career to new heights.

Founded in strong business principles, but constantly evolving to reflect business realities, this business course equips graduates with the practical skills and real-world testing necessary to help businesses and individuals excel.

In this course, you'll study a broad range of subjects covering a comprehensive business framework, including leadership, governance, financial management, cultural leadership and people management, strategic planning, problem-solving, operations management and decision-making – giving you the fundamental information to make effective business decisions.

With a strong focus on real-world application, this course offers practical assessments and teaches a global perspective, so that your learning reflects the dynamic social, ethical and environmental context in which business decisions are made. You can also choose from flexible online or on-campus delivery for maximum flexibility.

You'll graduate with a deep knowledge base and the critical abilities and practical skills necessary to enact real change in the business world.

MBA Student Story

  • What You'll Need to Get In?


    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Qualify for mature age entry (ages 21 and above); OR
    • Have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 55, or equivalent; OR
    • Have completed the VCE, OP or SACE; OR
    • Provide an academic letter of recommendation

    Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don't meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!

  • Subject Breakdown

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

    Core subjects:

    • Culture and contemporary leadership
    • Governance, ethics and sustainability
    • Financial and economic interpretation and communication
    • Consumer behaviour and marketing psychology
    • Dynamic strategy and disruptive innovation
    • Emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence and diversity
    • Operations management and decision-making models
    • Data analysis, problem solving and digital operations
    • Business psychology, coaching and mentoring
    • Thinking styles, negotiation and conflict management

    Choose from the following electives:

    • Fundamentals of entrepreneurship
    • Small business administration
    • Corporate venturing
    • Healthcare systems
    • Comprehensive healthcare strategies
    • Quality healthcare management
    • Digital marketing and communication
    • Knowledge management
    • Digital analytics, big data and technologies
    • Strategic project management
    • Project initiation, planning and execution
    • Project risk, finance and monitoring
    • Capstone

    You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

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  • Why Kaplan Business School?

    Kaplan Business School provides holistic business education that equips students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to manage, lead, and succeed in a real work environment.Kaplan Business School’s qualifications are delivered through a unique blend of practical and theoretical components, and with no exams to study for, students complete assessments that reflect global industry practices.Kaplan offers an industry placement program that gives students and graduates the opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience.

    Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.

    Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.

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
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Business Administration from Kaplan Business School.

Master of Business Administration graduates are industry leaders, and well placed to take on a wide range of executive, management and leadership positions in government or non-government organisations or the private sector.

This course may also act as a pathway to other qualifications. If students enrol in the Master of Business Administration but don't complete the required number of subjects, they may be eligible for a lower qualification.

Wondering where a career in business administration can take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Administration Manager, Bookkeeper, Office Administrator, Office Manager, Human Resources Manager, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant, Event Manager, Management Consultant, Team Leader, Secretary, Business Development Manager, Project Consultant.

  • Marketing Manager
  • General Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Company Partner
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Strategist

Let's Talk Price

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

Payment plans are available for continuing students from their 2nd trimester onwards.

As part of their commitment to helping individuals reach their educational and career goals, Kaplan Business School also offers a number of scholarships to students in Australia and across the globe, including High Achievers Scholarships, Alumni Scholarships and Regional Scholarships. Enquire now for more information.


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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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