Master of Business Administration

La Trobe University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 075421C

Level of study: Postgraduate


La Trobe's industry-focused Master of Business Administration (MBA) will accelerate your business career. Understand the issues facing global businesses, tackle real-world business problems and develop lifelong leadership skills.

Learn how to provide good corporate governance in challenging environments. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to balance both economic and sustainability outcomes with an MBA built on the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Grow your career with this accredited degree, co-designed by industry partners such as Mercer and Accenture. You'll learn from experienced academics and guest industry lecturers who'll give you the tools to combat the emerging challenges of the 21st century. Be absorbed in interactive learning and build your business foundations with evidence-based coursework.

Looking for flexible learning options? Fit your study around work and lifestyle commitments with our flexible timetable. You'll keep your career moving forwards, even while you prepare to step up to the next level. We also offer individualised career support based on your personal aspirations.

Tackle the big issues shaping modern business, such as digitisation, globalisation and corporate governance, and develop lifelong networks through our outstanding industry links and global alumni network.

You'll learn:

Business analysis

Explore how data can shape strategies and inform smarter decision-making.

Accounting and financial management

Refine your skills in accounting and finance to better analyse business practices.

Innovation and design thinking

Learn how to think creatively and drive change across an organisation.

Responsible leadership and corporate governance

Understand how to manage people and operations, and achieve ethical and sustainable outcomes.


Be ready to take your business plans from conception to completion.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Career Outcomes

With a La Trobe MBA, your leadership skills, superior networks and understanding of global corporate governance could advance your career in a wide range of industries.

Your future roles could include:

  • General manager
  • Chief operating officer (COO)
  • Chief financial officer (CFO)
  • Board director
  • Business and management consultant

Professional recognition

The Master of Business Administration is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Graduates of the Master of Business Administration may apply for membership with the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML) and MBA Australasia (MBAus). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
42,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 1.5 years
Full time
Albury-Wodonga Campus
133 McKoy Street
Wodonga Victoria 3690
42,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 1.5 years
Full time
Shepparton Campus
210 Fryers Street
Shepparton Victoria 3630
42,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 1.5 years
Full time
City Campus
Level 2, 360 Collins St
Melbourne Victoria 3000
42,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 1.5 years
Full time
Mildura Campus
471 Benetook Avenue
Mildura Victoria 3500
42,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 1.5 years
Full time
Bendigo Campus
Edwards Road
Bendigo Victoria 3552

Entry criteria

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).

WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 60%

Three years relevant managerial experience.

Applicants with more than eight years relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

C1 Advanced: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.


La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
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