MBA

Why study MBA?

Responsible Leadership - La Trobe MBA 2013

With a focus on General Management and Personal and Professional Skills Development and adhering to Principles for Responsible Management Education, the new-look La Trobe MBA is aimed at the working professional seeking to accelerate their career—right in the heart of Melbourne’s Central Business District.

La Trobe MBA website

The La Trobe MBA has its own dedicated website with all the information about the program, costs, entry requirements and how to apply. Visit the La Trobe MBA website today

Meet the MBA

You are welcome to contact us to organise an appointment with a qualified staff member to discuss the MBA. Visit the La Trobe MBA website today to find out more about the MBA staff.

Information evenings and expos

You can meet our MBA staff at a range of fairs and expos around Melbourne and the world. To see upcoming opportunities visit the La Trobe MBA website today.

Courses

Local students

2015

Master of Business Administration

Duration :
1.5 year full-time or 4 years part-time.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Melbourne
Year
2015
Course description
The La Trobe MBA is about more than just taking the next step in your career. By studying with us, you'll consider issues like responsibilities to co-workers and the community, and graduate as a leader who can develop and sustain a competitive advantage for your organisation.

You'll participate in real business scenarios, participate in a boardroom simulation, and create your own e-portfolio as part of your studies. Responsible management is a key theme across your subjects, underpinned by the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Flexible study modes including weekend and evening classes mean you'll be able to complete this course alongside your other commitments. You can choose from full-time or part-time options.

The La Trobe MBA has been ranked in the top two in Victoria in the 2013 Australian Financial Review Boss Magazine's Top MBA programs, and is the only MBA program in Victoria to have received the highest possible five-star rating over the past three years from the General Management Association of Australia (GMAA).
Professional recognition
The La Trobe MBA holds current EPAS Accreditation, awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight year's relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2012): $30 000 per 120 credit points (MBA indicative total tuition fee: $45 000)
Costs
Students must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (all accepted students are eligible to apply for travel grants).
How to apply
Apply now to start this course in 2015. You can also ask us a question, visit our FAQ page or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday). Or call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
Business Administration (Master)Melbourne

Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Administration

Duration :
2.5 years full-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Franklin Street
Year
2015
Course description
This course is a comprehensive study package for professionals in health service settings who want to expand their career pathway into senior management roles in public or private organisations. It also provides an entry into the health sector for managers working in non-healthcare settings.
Professional recognition
The MHA is accredited by the Australian College of Health Service Executives. It is also accredited by the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators. The MBA is an internationally recognised professional qualification in business.
Prerequisite
A three-year undergraduate degree in business or health and a minimum of two years of professional work experience. Applicants are also required to submit a one-page statement outlining their reasons for applying, with two supporting references.
Fee amount
Indicative (2012): $17,050 per 120 credit points.
How to apply
Apply now to start this course in 2015. You should also download and complete the Supplementary Form.

You can also ask us a question, visit our FAQ page or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday). Or call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
Business Administration/Health AdministrationCity
Business Administration/Health AdministrationFranklin Street

Master of Business Administration (Online)

Duration :
You can complete the La Trobe MBA in as little as 12 months.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 (February)
Campus:
Online
Year
2015
Course description
The La Trobe MBA is highly rated both in Australia and internationally. It is consistently awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars by the Graduate Management Association of Australia, and it was also recently ranked in the top 20 MBA programs globally in the Global Green ranking of MBAs with a focus on sustainability.

The curriculum is designed to make you a modern and responsible business leader who has the expertise to develop and sustain competitive advantages for your organisation. The program focuses on the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education, general management skills and includes a comprehensive personal and professional skills development unit.

This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
Professional recognition
Graduates may be eligible for associate or full membership of a number of professional bodies. These include: the Australian Human Resources Institute, the Australian Institute of Management, and the Australian Institute of Training and Development.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant postgraduate managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight year's relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2014): A$31,000 per 120 credit points
Additional information
You can start your MBA on:
- Monday 28 July 2014 (apply by Monday 21 July 2014)
- Monday 15 September 2014 (apply by Monday 1 September)
- Monday 3 November 2014 (apply by Monday 20 October)
- Monday 12 January 2015 (apply by Monday 29 December 2014)
- Monday 2 March 2015 (apply by Monday 16 February 2015)
- Monday 20 April 2015 (apply by Monday 6 April 2015).
How to apply
Apply now to study the MBA online.
See Student Handbook for more details
Business Administration (Online)Online

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration

Duration :
2.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2015
Course description
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with the knowledge of essential techniques of management necessary to create value in the world of business and met the priorities of government organisations. The MFA program facilitates entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the finance sector as well as providing a pathway to several widely recognised designations of professional excellence within the investment industry while the MBA prepares graduates to tackle problems creatively in order to achieve optimum results for the organisation.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight year's relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2012): $19,110 per 120 credit points.
How to apply
Apply now to start this course in 2015. Please provide all supplementary information required.

You can also ask us a question, visit our FAQ page or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday). Or call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
Financial Analysis/Business AdministrationMelbourne

How to apply?

Methods of application vary from course to course. Please see the course entry above for details of how to apply for the course you are interested in.

Fees and scholarships

Some postgraduate courses are fee-paying which means that you pay the full cost of the course (FEE-HELP is available). Others offer Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) – where the Commonwealth Government subsidises the cost of your course and you pay a contribution (HECS-HELP is available).

Students enrolled for certain postgraduate coursework programs may be eligible for student income support.

International students

2014 - apply now

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration (073460A)

Duration :
2.5 years
Semester starts :
See additional information
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 000
Campus
City
Year
2014
Course description
This double degree combines the specialist knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with essential management techniques necessary to create value in the world of business and meet the priorities
of government organisations. The MFA program facilitates entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the finance sector, as well as providing a pathway to several widely-recognised designations of professional excellence within the investment industry. The MBA prepares you to tackle
problems creatively in order to achieve optimum results.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): completion of English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
A three-year Bachelor's degree or an approved equivalent undergraduate or postgraduate degree with an average of 60% or higher in the final year. The primary admission requirement focuses on post-experience entry based on a minimum of three years professional experience at a managerial level.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July) and Summer (October). If you want to do postgraduate business courses in Summer (October) you must complete the full two and a half years of the course with no Advanced Standing (credit). The Summer Semester will be taught only at the Melbourne Campus.
See Student Handbook for more details
Financial Analysis/Business AdministrationMelbourne

2015

Master of Business Administration (075421C)

Duration :
1.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
32 860
Campus
City, Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga, Mildura, Shepparton
Year
2015
Course description
The La Trobe MBA is about more than just taking the next step in your career. By studying with us, you'll consider issues like responsibilities to co-workers and the community, and graduate as a leader who can develop and sustain a competitive advantage for your organisation.

You'll participate in real business scenarios, participate in a boardroom simulation, and create your own e-portfolio as part of your studies. Responsible management is a key theme across your subjects, underpinned by the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Flexible study modes including weekend and evening classes mean you'll be able to complete this course alongside your other commitments. You can choose from full-time or part-time options.

The La Trobe MBA has been ranked in the top two in Victoria in the 2013 Australian Financial Review Boss Magazine's Top MBA programs, and is the only MBA program in Victoria to have received the highest possible five-star rating over the past three years from the General Management Association of Australia (GMAA).
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): completion of English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight year's relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Additional costs
Students must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (all accepted students are eligible to apply for travel grants).
Additional information
You must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (you will be eligible to apply for travel grants).
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question. Or you can apply to study the MBA online. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805 to find out more.
See Student Handbook for more details
Business Administration (Master)Melbourne

Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (080774B)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
32 860
Campus
City
Year
2015
Course description
This course offers an extended MBA program. The program comprises 16 subjects and provides you with cutting-edge general management and business education, with a focus on the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and its Personal and Professional Skills Development (PPSD) platform. The program builds on a long tradition of flexible delivery with two intakes per year, different delivery modes to suit different student needs (standard and flexible options) and teaching times in the evening, weekends, and block modes. Students will have the opportunity to study overseas, undertake an internship, or select a research pathway.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): completion of English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent, with a minimum of three years relevant managerial experience. If you have more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered for professional entry.
Professional recognition
Graduates can apply for membership to associations such as the Graduate Management Association of Australia and the Australian Institute of Management.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question. Or you can apply to study the MBA online. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805 to find out more.
See Student Handbook for more details
Business Administration (Advanced)City

Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Administration (077914K)

Duration :
2.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
29 690
Campus
City, Franklin Street
Year
2015
Course description
This course is a comprehensive study package for professionals in health service settings who want to expand their career pathway into senior management roles in public or private organisations. It also provides an entry into the health sector for managers working in non-healthcare settings.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): completion of English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Applicants are required to hold an Australian bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent Bachelor's degree in a business or related field and have a minimum of two years relevant management experience in the health sector. Applicants are also required to submit a one page statement of reasons for study and be supported by two referees.

Minimum grade avergae equivalent to 70% in previous qualification if in a related field, of 75% if in an unrelated field.
Additional information
Applications for this course close late November 2014. Please note this course is held at the Franklin Street Campus, which is located in the CBD. You might like to consider finding accommodation close to your campus. You must review the Supplementary Checklist before lodging your application.
Professional recognition
The MHA is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management. It's also accredited by the Royal Australian
College of Medical Administrators. Our MBA is an internationally recognised professional qualification in business.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
Business Administration/Health AdministrationCity
Business Administration/Health AdministrationFranklin Street

Master of Business Administration (Online)

Duration :
You can complete the La Trobe MBA in as little as 12 months.
Semester starts :
See additional information
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
A$31,000
Campus
Online
Year
2015
Course description
The La Trobe MBA is highly rated both in Australia and internationally. It is consistently awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars by the Graduate Management Association of Australia, and it was also recently ranked in the top 20 MBA programs globally in the Global Green ranking of MBAs with a focus on sustainability.

The curriculum is designed to make you a modern and responsible business leader who has the expertise to develop and sustain competitive advantages for your organisation. The program focuses on the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education, general management skills and includes a comprehensive personal and professional skills development unit.

This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.
TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).
TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.
La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): completion of English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.
Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60 per cent) average in the final year and three years of relevant managerial experience. If you have more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered for professional entry.
Additional information
You can start your MBA on:
- Monday 28 July 2014 (apply by Monday 21 July 2014)
- Monday 15 September 2014 (apply by Monday 1 September)
- Monday 3 November 2014 (apply by Monday 20 October)
- Monday 12 January 2015 (apply by Monday 29 December 2014)
- Monday 2 March 2015 (apply by Monday 16 February 2015)
- Monday 20 April 2015 (apply by Monday 6 April 2015).
How to apply
Apply now to study the MBA online.
See Student Handbook for more details
Business Administration (Online)Online

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration (073460A)

Duration :
2.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
29 680
Campus
City
Year
2015
Course description
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with the knowledge of essential techniques of management necessary to create value in the world of business and met the priorities of government organisations. The MFA program facilitates entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the finance sector as well as providing a pathway to several widely recognised designations of professional excellence within the investment industry while the MBA prepares graduates to tackle problems creatively in order to achieve optimum results for the organisation.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): completion of English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60 per cent) average in the final year and three years of relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details

Financial Analysis/Business AdministrationMelbourne

How to apply?

Enquire now about any course for international students or find out how to apply.

Fees and scholarships

Estimated fees for international students are indicated for each course above. Fees are indicative only and set at 120 credit points per course, unless otherwise stated, and may vary depending on the number of credit points in which students enrol. Some courses may vary in credit point load and fees will be adjusted accordingly.

There is also a range of scholarships available for international students to assist students.

360 Collins st

From 2013, La Trobe Business School will deliver the La Trobe MBA and a range of postgraduate programs from our new CBD Campus in 360 Collins Street, Melbourne. Occupying a level of 360 Collins, the Campus has been designed around the latest innovations in educational design and teaching and learning technology and features a new and fully customised fit-out. The new Campus will also be the centre for a new range of bespoke Executive Education programs. Visit the La Trobe MBA website for more information on this exciting new learning space.

La Trobe MBA Regional Delivery

From 2014, our five-star rated* La Trobe MBA will be  offered regionally via a new flexible delivery mode. You can now complete the  La Trobe MBA at a location that works for you.

La Trobe University’s City Campus is just one part of a  network with world class amenities serving communities across Victoria.   Our campuses, located at Mildura, Albury-Wodonga, Shepparton and Bendigo, have  outstanding teaching, study and communal meeting spaces, supported by  state-of-the-art audio visual and video conferencing facilities. 

The La Trobe MBA Regional Delivery means you will study locally at your  regional campus, or through intensive block mode at one of La Trobe’s other  campuses. This design helps minimise your travel whilst also building your  statewide network.

Our MBA classes are supported in each location by a  facilitator and delivered from some of the most impressive facilities in the  State, including our Shepparton Campus building (2011), and  Bendigo  Health Sciences building (2013). 

  • Located  on the southern edge of Wodonga, adjacent to the Hume Freeway, our  Albury-Wodonga campus is spacious and green, with large trees shading the  central areas.
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  • The  architecturally designed Shepparton campus building boasts high quality  facilities in one of the city’s main streets.
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  • Our  Benetook campus in Mildura features an advanced lecture theatre and break-out  space.
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  • The  La Trobe Rural Health building in Bendigo is one of the newest teaching  facilities in Victoria, specifically designed for group work and modern  teaching methods.       

Ranking and achievements 

Our reputation for cutting-edge teaching and research has greatly contributed to La Trobe University’s esteemed international status. The MBA program continuously ranks highly among students, alumni, and employers. To discover how the La Trobe MBA ranks globally visit the La Trobe MBA website today.

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