Why study the MBA with UTS Online

Australia’s top 10 university for Business and Management1

Top-ranked for excellence in Research in Business2

AACSB Accredited​ Business School

Australia’s #1 performing university under 503


1QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021

22020 ERA 5/5

3QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020

Career Outcomes

The UTS Online MBA offers a flexible course structure, enabling you to enhance your business leadership skills with deep specialist knowledge in your chosen discipline.

6.1%

The projected growth for business managers in the five years to 2026, according to Seek (2021).

$121k

The average salary for business managers with a postgraduate qualification, according to Burning Glass Technologies (2021). This is $31k higher compared to those without a postgraduate qualification. 


Are you ready to change business for good?

With the UTS Online MBA, you will be prepared to lead with impact into tomorrow.

  • Tailor your studies with a diverse range of specialisations and electives
  • Learn in a collaborative online environment
  • Connect with a diverse network of industry leaders and like-minded peers
  • Learn from UTS’s AACSB-accredited Business School
  • Take a global perspective on business solutions
  • Understand how emerging technologies are transforming and shaping the future of business
  • Make an immediate impact on your workplace and career

Learning outcomes

Innovative business solutions
Advance your critical thinking and analytical skills to develop innovative solutions that address strategic business issues in complex settings.

Cultural sensitivity
Communicate ideas, decisions and strategies clearly and apply interpersonal skills that are sensitive to Indigenous peoples and other diverse people, cultures and contexts.​

Ethical decision-making
Learn how to evaluate and apply principles of ethics, sustainability, social responsibility, and Indigenous perspectives to your business decisions.

Global leadership
Gain advanced leadership skills and knowledge that you can integrate into your everyday practice, including researching and analysing complex information and concepts to support business decisions in local and international contexts.​

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Who is this course for?

The UTS Online MBA is for business leaders of tomorrow.

Students of this course may have backgrounds in varying industries, such as communications, marketing, IT, engineering, information science and healthcare. The MBA course is for professionals who are:

  • Future-focused leaders up for a new challenge
  • With a passion for ethical, sustainable and socially responsible practice
  • Entrepreneurs and independent business owners
  • Technical experts and change makers

See entry requirements under course information for more eligibility information.


Flexible course options

The UTS Online MBA comprises 12 study periods (72 credit points (CP) in total). Work towards a master’s degree in as little as two years, or complete the required subjects to graduate with a graduate diploma or graduate certificate.

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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE |
4 SUBJECTS | 8 MONTHS

or, continue studying

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MASTER'S DEGREE |
+4 SUBJECTS | 24 MONTHS

earn your degree

For more information, download your course guide or speak with an Enrolment Advisor.

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What you will study

UTS Online’s MBA comprises 12 subjects (72 credit points in total), made up of eight core subjects and four electives.

You will have the option to complete your electives through a specialisation pathway, or you can ‘mix and match’ subjects relevant to you through the ‘Flex’ stream.

MBA Subjects

  • Leading People and Change
  • Marketing in the Age of Technology
  • Accounting for Decision Makers​
  • Managerial Economics
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making
  • Financial Fundamentals​
  • Governance and Sustainability​
  • Strategy and Negotiation (capstone)
  • Plus 4 electives from specialisation subjects or the ‘Flex’ stream

Note: Students may exit with a Graduate Diploma after completing 8 subjects. To find out more, download a course guide or speak with an Enrolment Advisor.

Graduate Certificate
Description of the Course + 4 Number of units or continue studying

The UTS Master of Health Services Management prepares leaders in health and social care who want to drive change and create safer, higher value and more equitable health systems and services. 

Graduate Diploma
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics. 

Master of Health Services Management
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 8 subjects from the Master of Health Services Management

The UTS Master of Health Services Management prepares leaders in health and social care who want to drive change and create safer, higher value and more equitable health systems and services. 

Choose your pathway

Tailor your degree with a specialisation from the list below or choose to ‘mix and match’ electives relevant to you through the ‘Flex’ stream.

 

Want to learn more about the online MBA specialisations?

Not only do we have the right tools to help you in your studies, we also have a student support team who care about your success.

Download a course guide Speak to an Enrolment Advisor


Course information

Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed:

Any undergraduate bachelor's degree plus one of the following:

  • Minimum GPA of 5.25 on a 7-point scale, or equivalent, and a 90% pass rate
  • Four years full-time, or equivalent, relevant* work experience
  • Satisfactory performance in the Graduate Management Admission Test with an overall minimum score of 550 with verbal 25, quantitative 35 and AWA 4.0.

OR

  • The successful completion of a UTS recognised qualification or equivalent, such as a graduate certificate, graduate diploma, or master’s degree. Satisfactory completion is defined as more than 75% of all subjects completed at pass level (conceded pass not included).

*Relevant work experience is defined from within the ANZSCO groups — 01 Managers, 02 Professionals, 03 Technicians and Trades Workers, 04 Community and Personal Service Workers, 05 Clerical and Administrative Workers, 06 Sales Workers AND demonstrated through a CV and a Statement of Service confirming the dates of employment, and the position held within the organisation.
Note: Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements for the Master of Business Administration may use the successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration as a pathway, provided they meet the specific entry requirements.

 

English language requirements

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, Internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

 

FEE-HELP

To assist with all or some of your tuition fees, FEE-HELP is available for eligible students. This government-supported loan scheme is designed to help eligible full-fee paying students pay their tuition fees.

To check your eligibility, feel free to speak with an Enrolment Advisor today.

Speak to an Enrolment Advisor

 

Upcoming study periods

UTS Online courses have six intakes per year. The diagram below shows all upcoming
intakes, with the next intake highlighted in blue.