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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Intensive
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Intensive

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Intensive

  • ID:UWA610100
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$73,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$73,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

  • (a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 
  • (b) (i) a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)* score, and at least three years of relevant, documented professional experience; or (ii) a valid GMAT* score of at least 650, and at least two years of relevant, documented professional experience.

Note: * GMAT scores are valid for five years.

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Application Requirements

Applicants should submit their application online with the following documentation:

  • a personal statement of 1000 words detailing why you wish to undertake this course and drawing attention to the relevant aspects of your current and prospective employment which would benefit from completing the course.
  • a current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • evidence of academic English language skills
  • a valid GMAT test score report
  • two referee reports
  • original versions of academic transcripts (unless previously from UWA)

Course Information

UWA is delivering an industry-relevant MBA Intensive program to prepare established professionals for the next executive stage of their careers. The course offers the following unique features:

  • Personalised Leadership Development Program developed by world-class Leadership Faculty.
  • One-on-one mentoring from a senior industry executive.
  • International study tour
  • Extensive career services support: coaching and workshops via our MBA Career Services Manager and industry professionals.
  • Strategic Analysis and Consulting Project, working on a real project for one of our partner organisations (previously including Woodside, BHP, Rio Tinto and Reconciliation WA).
  • Masterclasses with Senior Executives and Senior Managers from top ASX companies and government departments.
  • Direct contact with members of the Business School Board.

The MBA Intensive has one annual intake, with classes commencing in January each year. From that point, you can choose to complete the program in 12, 15 or 18 months, depending upon your own work and personal circumstances. All three study modes use our summer and winter school teaching sessions to accelerate your MBA studies and fast-track your career.

The MBA Intensive has nine core units and three option units. Regardless of the study mode you select, you will complete the majority of your core units with the other MBA Intensive students in your cohort, which is a strength of cohort-based MBA programs around the world. For your option units, you will have the opportunity to further expand your business network by studying alongside students in the MBA Flexible program.

Applications for credit for previous study at an equivalent level and institution will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Chief Executive

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