Accelerate your career progression with Australia’s first and market-leading MBA.
Our Part-time MBA is for aspiring leaders who wish to make a difference without putting their lives on hold.
With four intakes a year and flexible study options, you can transform the way you operate at work immediately, under the guidance of our top faculty from across the globe.
Propel your leadership journey forward with authentic connections and innovative ideas at Melbourne Business School.
Why a Part-time MBA at Melbourne Business School?
#1 MBA in Australia
Melbourne Business School
QS World University Rankings, 2023
#1 University in Australia
Times Higher Education, 2023
Flexible, Part-time Learning
"I was looking to make a transition. The professors and my fellow students opened my eyes to a whole new world of opportunities."HUHU CHEN
"Part-time study allowed me to train throughout the day and do classes at night. I really loved it."JESSICA MORRISON
"The MBA was one of the most emotionally challenging and most rewarding things I've ever done."ADRIANA ORESKOV
Adaptive global perspective
Evidence-based Management Decision-making
Business Environment Analysis
Cross-disciplinary and Integrated Knowledge
Ethical and Influential Leadership
Complete the Part-time MBA to unlock your full potential, transform the way you see business and maximise your career opportunities.
Gain a complete business toolkit that will develop your understanding of how to deliver value across all areas of business.
Take a deeper dive and develop a core business foundation while continuing to work, applying what you learn on the job.
Equip yourself with the essential personal skills and management tools for becoming a better business executive.
The MBA program at Melbourne Business School is the first and most respected of its kind in Australia. My colleagues and I take that honour very seriously and are committed to empowering emerging leaders who will shape a sustainable future with their global perspective, adaptability, and capabilities to guide organisations to success.
We welcome you to join our dynamic community, where you will acquire essential business acumen, foster new ways of thinking, and forge connections that will benefit your career, the wider business community and society.
Academic Director (MBA Programs)
By partnering with leading organisations, our Career Services can connect you to top-tier firms in Australia and around the world.
Our career coaches will help you develop your job-hunting skills, maximise your future opportunities and increase your chances of success.
Broaden your global network by completing a portion of your Part-time MBA in another country.
Lauren Morrey (Class of 2018) took the opportunity to study at the prestigious London Business School.
"I got to learn first-hand from business leaders in Europe.”
We have the world covered with a network of business school partners, offering unique programs in 23 countries.
View the full list on our Exchange Program page.
The 2023 program fee is $4,650 per subject (12.5 credit points equivalent)
The 2024 program fee is $4,880 per subject (12.5 credit points equivalent)
Fees are paid per subject, per term in advance*.
FEE-HELP is available for eligible Australian citizens and some permanent residents.
Many students share the cost of studying with their employer. Melbourne Business School is happy to provide a business case to share with your employer about the benefits of studying a Part-time MBA to the organisation. Please contact us for more information.
Approximately $120 per subject is a reasonable amount to budget for textbooks and other study-related expenses.
*Fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted to take into account cost increases. The School guarantees that fees will not increase by more than 10 per cent from year to year.
We have a wide range of scholarships available to support your study at Melbourne Business School.
Our scholarships encourage diversity, provide opportunity and reward talent.
When you apply for specific programs, you will automatically be considered for the scholarships available for that program. There are however certain scholarships where you need to make a separate application by a certain date.
For more information, visit our Scholarships page
- Commence an application to become familiar with the application process.
- Meet with us to find out more about the School and program.
- Complete and submit your application by the application closing date.
The Selection Committee will make the final decision on each applicant, usually within four weeks. All applicants will be notified of the outcome via email.
Closing dates are as follows:
January 2024 Intake
Application deadline: 20 November 2023
April 2024 Intake
Application deadline: 4 March 2024
July 2024 Intake
Application deadline: 20 May 2024
September 2024 Intake
Application deadline: 12 August 2024
The deadline for all applications is 11.59pm AEST.
Late applications may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice.
For a successful application, you will need:
- An up-to-date CV, showing a minimum of two (2) years’ of professional work experience.
- A copy of your undergraduate academic transcript and any postgraduate transcripts, if relevant.
- A passport or verified document showing current citizenship / residency status.
- An excellent command of English (copy of IELTS or TOEFL score*, where required) if you are a non-native speaker.
- Personal statements relating to your goals and how you can contribute to the program (not required for the Professional Certificate or Graduate Certificate).
- The names and contact details of two (confidential) professional referees (not required for the Professional Certificate or Graduate Certificate).
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
You are also welcome to supply additional information that you believe will strengthen your application. The School may also request additional information to assist the admission decision.
This program is only open to domestic students (Australian/NZ citizens, Australian PR visa holders or any Australian visas without study restrictions).
It is a university requirement that applicants provide evidence that they meet the published entry requirements. Uncertified documentation does not provide this evidence; however we accept uncertified documents for the purpose of selection, and reserve the right to request your original certified documentation at any time.
*For IELTS, you will need a minimum score of 7.0 overall, with no individual score less than 6.5.
For TOEFL iBT, you will need a minimum score of 102, with a written score minimum of 24 and no individual score lower than 21.
PTE Overall score minimum of 65, with writing skills of minimum 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
- An undergraduate degree or 6 years work experience
- Two years' work experience
- Two confidential professional referees
- English proficiency
For more information, visit our application FAQ's page.