Global MBA ranked #1 in Australia and #6 globally — CEO Magazine Online MBA Ranking 2020
Tomorrow’s workplace is complex, challenging, and full of potential. Technology is disrupting existing markets while creating new opportunities and shifting how businesses fundamentally work. Macquarie University’s 100% online Global MBA program doesn’t just build your expertise in foundational MBA subjects such as marketing and accounting, it will help you develop the capabilities you need to differentiate yourself and succeed in the future. This exclusive structure from one of Australia’s top-ranked business schools delivers even more impact than a traditional MBA and prepares you for the boardrooms of tomorrow’s most successful companies.
What makes this degree unique?
Designed for tomorrow
Uniquely structured around six key future-focused capabilities, the Global MBA prepares you for success in the world of tomorrow through future-focused capabilities while still providing a traditional MBA curriculum in accounting, marketing, and other core business foundations. You’ll master Strategising, Leading, Analysing, Influencing, Adapting, and Problem Solving from the #11 school in the world for alumni career progression according to The Financial Times.
Stackable and flexible
In a first-of-its-kind pathway, students who do not meet the direct admissions criteria can still be accepted based on performance. Performance Track students can be admitted to the Global MBA Degree Program at any point when they have completed at least 40 credit points (8 units) and no more than 80 credit points (16 units) from any specialisation (with the exception of Problem Solving), provided that their Weighted Average Mark at that time is at least 65. You can also enrol in individual unit(s) that interest you on a non-award basis. To apply for the Performance Track or to study an individual unit, please select the ‘Non-Award’ Application form.
Competitively priced and top-quality
At AUD $33,000 for tuition and fees, the Global MBA is competitively priced in the online MBA market, making a top-quality MBA more accessible than ever.
Direct access to world-renowned faculty and industry leaders
Degree students get access to renowned academics and industry leaders and a diverse and professional cohort, as well as premium features including live interactive webinars, staff-graded and moderated assessments, podcasts, and other high-engagement learning activities. You will also have the opportunity to attend local meetups in select countries and will become a member of the impressive Alumni network upon graduation
Real problems to solve
You will solve real-world problems by collaborating with a range of industry partners. All four courses in the Capstone are co-created and co-delivered with industry partners to present you with a best-in-class toolkit. You will be challenged to maximise your curiosity and test the knowledge you’ve accumulated through distinct phases including ideation, solution development, and pitching. By the end of your degree, you’ll have a portfolio of case studies.
Try before you buy
Our partnership with Coursera means you get to try before you buy. All of the courses feature an open component, meaning you can experience the course before committing to the degree.
Is the degree equivalent to the on-campus qualification?
Macquarie offers an on-campus MBA degree as well as the fully online Global MBA degree. The degrees are two completely different programs, with different course structures, curriculum and delivery modes. Both offer the same high quality education through world-class academics and industry partners.
How can I apply for the Global MBA program?
As outlined under Admission Requirements, you can apply for direct admission to the degree. Alternatively, you can apply after completing two or more of the Leading, Strategising, Analysing and Influencing Specialisations with an average grade of at least 75%, with no individual course graded less than 60%. Learn more about the performance track pathway here.
How do I earn credit for the program?
You can apply for the degree program after completing two or more of the Leading, Strategising, Analysing and Influencing Specialisations with an average grade of at least 75%, with no individual course graded less than 60%. You will receive credit for the Specialisations you complete. Learn more about the performance track pathway here.
What if I don’t meet the entry requirements?
If you don’t meet the requirements for direct admission, you can apply for the degree program after completing two or more of the Leading, Strategising, Analysing and Influencing Specialisations with an average grade of at least 75% with no individual course graded less than 60%. You will receive credit for the Specialisations you complete. Learn more about the performance track pathway here.
Will I interact with other learners?
We believe the best learning happens in a collaborative, social, and inclusive environment. Joining the Global MBA not only connects you with a global community of learners, but to micro-communities looking to help each other achieve their personal and professional goals.
Will there be live sessions?
Students in the Global MBA will engage with industry experts, world-leading educators, and their peers through live debates, discussions, and Q&As.
I am interested and have more questions. Where do I go for more information?
More information is available here.