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Master of Business Administration (International)

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Why do an MBA with us?

Develop a global network with our Master of Business Administration (International). This MBA is suitable for people either coming straight from an undergraduate degree or those who have some experience in the workforce. This course will equip you with life-long business skills. You'll learn about data-driven decision making, finance and economics for managers, human resource management, and management in an international context.

Study tour

As an MBA student you'll extend your learning by participating in a study tour, either local, national or international, where you'll visit corporations, universities, SMEs and government departments to see firsthand the complexities of international business operations. Study tour destinations change each semester.

What will I study?

Master of Business Administration (International)

Duration: 2 years full-time or up to 5 years part time

Location: Hobart or Distance

Intakes: February and July

Entry Requirements:

Completed undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution


Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business Studies at the University of Tasmania, or an equivalent qualifying Graduate Certificate#


Completion of an AQF Level 6 qualification and a minimum of three (3) years senior managerial experience.

#a qualifying Graduate Certificate is any Graduate Certificate from an Australian higher education institution, or the equivalent from any other institution.

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Focus your learning in one of four specializations.


An entrepreneurial mindset is a valuable asset in our modern economy. This specialisation will teach you to how to identify, cultivate, and market opportunities for innovation in a range of business settings.


Financial literacy is a must for modern managers. This specialisation will teach you how to acquire and invest funds and how to manage the investment portfolio of an organisation. You’ll learn about relationships between international financial markets and how this can impact individual organisations.


Marketing is about finding creative solutions to communication problems. You’ll learn how to identify a target audience, develop strategies to reach them, and communicate effectively to drive action.

Business Research

Specially developed for high achieving students this specialisation will equip you with a sought-after skill set in data-driven decision making. You’ll learn how to draw meaningful insight from quantitative and qualitative data and how to conduct business research.

Career outcomes

MBA graduates are leaders in business – locally, nationally and globally. An MBA gives you the skills required to lead and achieve in our chosen field in both a general management and specialist context.

Our graduates have excellent career prospects. 90% of postgraduate students from business and management courses find full-time work within 4 months of graduating (Source: 2017 Graduate Outcomes Survey)

"When I first arrived in Australia two years ago, I didn’t know anyone here. Through the journey of studying the MBAi, it not only mentally prepared me to start my own business, it also introduced me to my mentors, friends, and the local business community".

Elaine Cao
Master of Business Administration

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Scholarships and bursaries   New in 2020

TSBE Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

25% fee discount

Be rewarded for the work you put into your undergraduate degree.

This scholarship offers a 25% reduction in tuition fees to domestic full fee paying students who have enrolled in a postgraduate coursework program offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. Eligibility details apply.

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Relocation bursary in business and economics

We want to encourage you on your educational journey. Whether you are looking to upskill or change careers, we will help you relocate to beautiful Tasmania to undertake postgraduate study with us.

We offer a number of generous relocation bursaries to encourage domestic students to study our postgraduate business courses and to assist with relocation expenses.

Eligibility details apply.

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These are just two of the 900+ scholarships the University of Tasmanian has on offer.

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