The Master of Business Administration (Executive) builds on your work experience and challenges you with advanced, highly relevant thinking, knowledge and skills so you can be a leader who sees, seizes and manages opportunities in today's dynamic business environment.
Swinburne's well-deserved reputation for working closely with industry is apparent in the co-design and co-delivery of EMBA content with our industry partners MBA (Victoria), Pitcher Partners and ARQ Group. The CEO Magazine has ranked Swinburne's MBA (Executive) as number one in Australia.
At the end of the EMBA, you will experience the Master Builders' workplace simulator, the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. You will spend the day working on challenging issues with actors playing different roles in fast-moving scenarios.
We have four intakes a year and, depending on prior study and experience; you may complete the EMBA in one year, 18 months or two years.
Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
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Hawthorn (Semester 1, Semester 2) - View application and start dates
A$40800 (annual for 2022)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
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MBA (Executive) ranked best in Australia
The CEO Magazine has ranked Swinburne's MBA (Executive) as number one in Australia.
The program also placed 17th in the world in the Global Executive MBA Rankings 2021 and maintained its tier one ranking for its MBA and MBA online.
Swinburne’s MBA (Executive) focuses on building and teaching the key skills business leaders and managers need to enter the ‘next phase’ of their careers and its Leadership Simulator allows to test real-life situations in a unique way.
MBA Executive provided me with new ways of thinking, learning, seeing the world, and approaching problems. The course has had a positive impact on my pesonal and professional life. I now feel more equipped to tackle the inevitable challenges and opportunities of living an engaged life.
Master of Business Administration (Executive)
Be an innovator
Undertake this course and you’ll be joining other change-makers at Swinburne’s Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship – the first dedicated entrepreneurship school in the nation. One of our unique AGSE offerings, this course will give you the mindset of edge.
“Entrepreneurship,” says AGSE Director, Alex Kaiser (pictured), “is about questioning the status-quo, identifying opportunities, making decisions and implementing ideas. Concisely, it’s about having impact.”
Go from student to CEO
Swinburne has partnered with the Institute of Managers and Leaders to provide you with the essential skills and qualifications needed to go from student to CEO.
Through the institute, MBA students take part in exclusive industry workshops, business case studies, one-to-one mentoring, and personalised professional development.
You’ll also access Australia’s largest network of management and leadership professionals through membership to the institute for the duration, plus one year, of your studies.