This program is currently being delivered virtually as well as face-to-face, in line with relevant social distancing requirements and COVID-19 restrictions.
Accelerate your career or change direction without having to take a break.
Our Part-time MBA is designed to fit around the demands of life and the office, while giving you new skills that can be applied immediately in the workplace.
You can start with a shorter commitment by studying a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma, or jump straight into the MBA itself. Now more accessible than ever, you can participate virtually alongside those attending classes face-to-face if you live outside Melbourne or if you are traveling for work.
If you're an aspiring leader who wants to make a difference without putting life on hold, this is the program for you.
People come to Melbourne Business School because they want to study with the best.
We attract some of the brightest academics from around the world, who teach in class sizes much smaller than their colleagues overseas and are accessible to you throughout your studies.
Our campus is just four tram stops from the centre of Melbourne and has vibrant communal areas with accommodation available nearby.
We offer opportunities for self-development via a wide range of electives, co-curricular activities, and host regular industry networking events.
"I had flexibility for home and class, which I used for extra research and that gave me a better handle on the content."CHRISTINE CRAWSHAW
"My MBA made me more business-oriented, and I could pitch my career and study as a logical progression."ALAN AGON
"For me, it was Melbourne Business School, or no business school. I just knew that was the school for me."LAUREN MORREY
Start your big career move with one small step. In just 6 months, you will develop core business skills while continuing to work and applying what you learn on the job.
*Commencing January 2022
Gain a complete business toolkit in 12+ months to enhance your career. You will develop an extensive understanding of how to deliver value across all areas of business.
*Commencing January 2022
Complete a full degree in 2+ years with a Part-time MBA to maximise career opportunities. You will unlock your full potential and transform the way you see business.
Career Management Centre
By partnering with leading organisations, our Careers Management Centre 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.
The 2021 program fee is $4,300 per subject, across the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Part-time MBA programs. Fees are paid per subject, per term in advance.*
FEE-HELP is available for eligible Australian citizens and 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.
You will automatically be considered for a scholarship when you apply – but to be eligible for some, you need to apply 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 for the Part-time MBA program are as follows:
Application deadline: 15 November
Class commences: 3 January
Application deadline: 28 February
Class commences: 27 March
Application deadline: 30 May
Class commences: 19 June
Application deadline: 14 August
Class commences: 11 September
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 Graduate Certificate).
- The names and contact details of two professional referees (not required for the Graduate Certificate).
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.
*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.
- Two years of work experience
- A university degree or six years of work experience
- Two professional referees
- English proficiency
For more information, visit our application FAQ's page.