Master of Business Administration

Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 1.5 years full-time
or part-time equiv.

Be the leader

Excel with a top-ranked MBA designed by a leading Australian university and delivered face-to-face in Singapore.

Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognised qualification, and the only MBA offered by an Australian Group of Eight university on campus in Singapore.

What will you do?

You'll graduate equipped with valuable life-long skills in critical thinking, leadership, understanding behaviour and analysis that are useful beyond the workplace.

Note: this program is available to Singapore residents only and intakes occur throughout the year, in January, April, July and October.

  • Entry Requirements

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    Domestic applicants

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    Not offered to domestic students.

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    CRICOS Available to non-student visa holder ONLY.
    Intake January, April, July and October
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 7 Reading 6.5 Listening 6.5 Speaking 6.5 Writing 6.5
    TOEFL Overall 94 Reading 20 Listening 20 Speaking 22 Writing 24
    Pearsons Overall 65 Reading 58 Listening 58 Speaking 58 Writing 58
    Cambridge Overall 185 Reading 176 Listening 176 Speaking 176 Writing 176
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience 
    a minimum of 7 years work experience and a GMAT test score of 500. 
    successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration OR Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Adelaide

    All applicants must adequately meet the attributes of: leadership, communication, team skills, motivation and business skills. 

    Applicants may demonstrate they meet the work experience and attributes via their CV, essay responses or interview
    How to Apply
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  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Domestic applicants

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    Unavailable - see previous year for indicative only fee.

    International applicants

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    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

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    Graduate Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Professional Accreditation

    Adelaide Business School is AACSB* accredited, and as such our programs have passed rigorous standards of quality. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and only the best schools in the world earn AACSB accreditation.
    *Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

  • Degree Structure

    Example Study Plan

    Master of Business Administration (Ngee Ann Academy)
    Core Courses MANAGEMT 7086NA Fundamentals of Leadership (3 units)
    MANAGEMT 7104NA Marketing Management (3 units)
    ACCTING 7100NA Accounting for Managers (3 units)
    CORPFIN 7101NA Managerial Finance (3 units)
    ECON 7239NA Economics for Management (3 units)
    MANAGEMT 7087NA Managing Contemporary Organisations (3 units)
    Managing in a Global Context (3 units)
    Strategic Management (3 units)
    Research for Decision Makers (3 units)
    Social Enterprise Project (3 units)
    Electives MANAGEMT 7115NA Systems Thinking for Management (3 units)
    Negotiation Skills (3 units)
    Note: Students may choose between Systems Thinking For Management (3 units) or Negotiation Skills (3 units).
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  • Further Information

    Further enquiries
    Phone: +61 8 8313 7335 (toll free 1800 061 459)

    The annual Open Day provides an excellent opportunity to see our campus, meet with academics, and discuss your study options.

    Further information and application forms can be accessed via the Ngee Ann Academy website here:

    Contact Ngee Ann Academy for direct enquiries:
    Phone: +65 6738 2910
    Fax: +65 6738 3314

    391A Orchard Road, #25-02A Ngee Ann City Tower A, Singapore 238873.

    Opening Hours:
    Monday to Thursday: 9am to 6.30pm
    Friday: 9am to 6pm
    We are closed on weekends and public holidays.

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Last updated: Saturday, 24 Aug 2019