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Master of Business Administration








2 Years Full-Time | Up To 4 years Part-Time Study is Available for Domestic Students


Sydney (Parramatta) and Melbourne



Course Details

The MBA course is designed to synthesise the development of graduate's skills and knowledge of contemporary business management practices.

The prime focus is on the application of those skills and the ability for graduates to tailor their studies through a variety of electives. The structure ensures that graduates are prepared for middle and senior management roles in a broad range of industries.

The masters course deepens the knowledge and skills acquired through the core units plus the flexibility for students to select 2 units of particular interest.

Within the core, the capstone Applied Industry project ensures that competence in the application of skills and knowledge is demonstrated to current and/or prospective employers.



learning outcomes

Broad knowledge of theory and practice

A broad and coherent knowledge of current business and project management theory and practice Unit

And of key professional, ethical, industrial, and legislative codes and regulations.

Extensive knowledge of research principles and methods

Current knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to business and project management

Cognitive skills mastery

Cognitive skills mastery of theoretical knowledge from a range of business, industry, and academic sources, and capability to critically reflect discipline knowledge and professional practice.

Technical and creative skills

Cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information in business processes, logistics, finance, and strategy, or related problems, and, ability to apply established project management theories to business practices and to present reasoned arguments and analyses of key business and technical data.

Evaluation of complex concepts and ideas

Cognitive, technical, and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex concepts and ideas in areas of project management and business, and to generate complex abstract solutions to problems.

Communication and technical research skills

Communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical project management propositions, methodologies, and conclusions, and relay outcomes to both specialist and non-specialist team members, clients, and collaborators.

Evaluation and implementation of theories

Technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, and implement theories about development, and which add to professional practice and/or scholarship within business management along with communication skills to present clear and coherent information in written and oral form and for a range of purposes.

Implementation of new finance structures

Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with creativity and initiative in novel professional contexts, including implementation of new finance structures, customer service models, strategy, and acquisition techniques.

Professional practice and ethical standards

Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with high-level autonomy, responsibility, and accountability for their own learning and professional practice and ethical standards, and in collaboration with others within a business or industry environment.

Planning and execution

Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through planning and execution of a substantial research-based project or capstone experience, and the tracking of progress through disciplined project management skills and team management.

Effective work in diverse teams
Accordion Content

Entry Requirements


APIC Admission policy

English Language Requirements

All applicants from a non-English speaking background applying to any postgraduate course at APIC must satisfy the following additional English language requirements:


  • IELTS Academic: Overall band score 6.5 or higher with no band below 6.0 in writing and speaking; OR
  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score 79 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18 OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Overall score 180, writing and speaking 180 OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Overall 176 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 169 OR
  • PTE Academic Module with a minimum score of 58 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 50.


Applicants who do not meet APIC’s English proficiency requirements can be made a conditional offer with a requirement to complete an approved intensive English language course and meet the required standard prior to their commencing their APIC award course.

Academic Entry

Academic Entry Requirements

Course Structure

Unit Code Compulsory Units Status AQF Level Credit Points
BUS5001 Ethical Legal and Industrial Frameworks Core 8 8
BUS5002 Applied Accounting and Financial Management Core 8 8
BUS5003 Information Systems and Data Analysis Core 8 8
BUS5004 Leadership and Influence Core 8 8
PRJ5106 Research Methodology and Data Analysis Core 8 8
BUS5101 Achieving Success in Diverse Settings Core 8 8
BUS5102 Supplier and Consumer Behaviour Core 8 8
BUS5103 Marketing and Communications Core 8 8
BUS6006 Enterprise Benchmarking and Field Investigations Core 8 8
PRJ5106 Research Methodology and Data Analysis Core 8 8
BUS6007 Applied Industry project Core 8 8
Unit Code Elective Units Status AQF Level Credit Points
BUS6008 Advanced Analytics and Data Management Elective 9 8
BUS6011 Economics and Finance for New Projects Elective 9 8
BUS6013 Applied Wellbeing Leadership in Organisations Elective 9 8
BUS6002 Enterprise Operations Management Elective 9 8
BUS6010 Quality and Risk in Enterprise Procurement Management Elective 9 8
BUS6012 Project Leadership Elective 9 8
BUS6014 Sales Leadership Elective 9 8
BUS6015 Career Ownership in the 21st Century Workplace Elective 9 8
Award: Master of Business Administration   9 96pcs



Possible Careers

Early managerial roles in

General Management
General Management
Sales and Marketing
Sales and Marketing
International Business
International Business
Project Management
Project Management
Strategic Management
Strategic Management
Business Development & Acquisition
Business Development & Acquisition



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