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Melbourne Business School


Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: August 6, 2018.

School Data

Annual Tuition: $89,500 AUD

Full-Time Enrollment: 40

International: 82.5%

Average Age: 30

Annual Tuition: $89,500 AUD

Median GMAT: 703

GMAT Range (mid-80%): 650-780

Female: 37%

Male: 63%

Application Deadlines:

Early round: 31st of August, 2017
Round 1: 31st of October, 2017
Round 2: 15th  of January, 2018
Round 3 (international closing date):  31st of March, 2018
Round 4 (late applications – domestic only):  20th of April, 2018

Boasting the first MBA program in Australia, Melbourne Business School (MBS) is a fantastic choice for domestic Australians looking to join the upper-echelon of business leaders in Australia and overseas. The School remains the preferred destination for an MBA in Australia because of its high domestic and international reputation for quality. First taught in 1963, the MBA is offered through four paths. The most common is the Full-time MBA, which was shortened to an intense 12-month program in 2014. The program’s first six months covers core material and the final six months consists of electives. On average, students are aged 28 on entry and have approximately five years of work experience. The School also offers a two-year Part-time MBA program, an 18-month Executive MBA, and a 14-month Senior executive MBA. Often referred to as “Australia’s Cultural Capital”, Melbourne has been consistently rated the World’s Most Liveable City by the Economist Intelligence Unit for many years. It is also Australia’s sporting and entertainment capital and the centre of business education, with Melbourne Business School located on the edge of the CBD and in the heart of the knowledge precinct.


Rankings Analysis:

Poets&Quants’ latest ranking of the MBS MBA as being the 23rd ranked MBA in the world (outside the U.S.) speaks volumes about its program. Poets&Quants combines the results from all of the most influential rankings in the world. In these rankings, it is the highest ranked business school in Australia and one of the highest ranked in the Asia-Pacific region.

Contact Information

200 Leicester St.
Melbourne, Australia 3153
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From Melbourne Business School:

Home to Australia’s first MBA and executive education programs, Melbourne Business School pioneered the development of business education in Australia.

This spirit of innovation and pursuit of excellence continues today across our suite of degree and executive education programs and our research and teaching which develop the skills and knowledge of business leaders at all levels and delivers measurable impact for organisations.

Our students and clients also benefit from the connections, support and insight that come from our global alumni community of more than 17,000 business leaders in more than 90 countries – Australia’s oldest and strongest business school network – and our deep ties to global businesses.

We’re the University of Melbourne’s graduate school in business and economics, jointly owned by the business community (55 per cent) and the University (45 per cent), with our leadership reporting to an independent board of directors that includes top CEOs and academics.

Melbourne Business School holds AACSB and EFMD (EQUIS) accreditation, and our programs are ranked among the best in the world by the Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and AFR Boss magazine. The University of Melbourne is Australia’s highest ranked university, positioned No. 33 globally in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016.

Our suite of MBA programs (Full-time MBA, Part-time MBA, Executive MBA, Senior Executive MBA, Master of Marketing and Master of Business Analytics) are an intensive experience, designed for maximum career impact. Fast paced and challenging from multiple perspectives, we provide more than the traditional MBA toolkit. While fully developing your business knowledge, you also gain an adaptive mindset and the ability to absorb and apply learnings, build resilience and develop a tight network of inspiring and encouraging peers.

Our Executive Education programs empower you with the insights, skills, knowledge and behaviours to develop as an effective manager and leader. Combining academic theory with today’s best business practices, our programs are taught by faculty and associates who work directly with business every day, giving you relevant, world-class knowledge and skills you can apply immediately.

Believing the role of business education is to add value and impact, we measure and track our effectiveness within organisations to continually optimise our programs.

By immersing yourself in the world’s most liveable city, you will thrive in a vibrant multicultural community and advanced economy, offering access to Asian markets. Our degree and executive education programs will transform how you think and equip you to become a global leader.