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Further your career with an MBA at Bond

Innovation, resilience and flexibility are the foundations for success in the tough global business environment. Ranked among the Top 10 MBA's in Australia by students in the 2017 Australian Financial Review Boss MBA Rankings, the Bond Master of Business Administration (MBA) transforms you personally and professionally to prepare you for challenges anywhere in the world. An MBA is one of the most prestigious postgraduate qualifications and is highly regarded worldwide offering the opportunity to get more from your career, move up the ladder or change industry.

Bond offers one of the most diverse MBA cohorts in the world. Over 20 nationalities are represented providing you with cross-cultural experiences while you study and a rich global network afterwards.

Find out about our MBA Specialisations.

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Key features

  • Smaller classes and personal mentoring – learn in groups of around 20 to 30, delivering more interaction and more support
  • Finish your degree sooner. Study one-year full time or two years’ part time
  • Our programs are developed and delivered by world leading academics

About the program

The Bond MBA is a generalist management program of 12 subjects. Designed to blend industry-relevant research with practical applications and challenges, the intended learning outcomes are centred on the three pillars of leadership, global business and entrepreneurship, developing graduates who can think critically and strategically in this context. Show more

The Bond MBA is a generalist management program of 12 subjects. Designed to blend industry-relevant research with practical applications and challenges, the intended learning outcomes are centred on the three pillars of leadership, global business and entrepreneurship, developing graduates who can think critically and strategically in this context. The program is designed to provide graduates with the core underlying technical skills that inform effective decision making, framed around the development of the interpersonal, cross cultural and communication skills that are required to lead in the implementation of these decisions. Show less

ModeOn Campus
Duration4 semesters (1 year 4 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2017
  • January 2018
  • May 2018
  • September 2018
Program typeMasters Coursework
Study areaBusiness and Commerce
Program codeBN-13011
CRICOS code063120D
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

MBA students must complete the following eleven subjects:

Plus two approved elective subjects.

Students may also choose one of the following opportunities to use your elective subject to have an international experience or an Internship opportunity provided you meet the requirements. Please discuss with the Enrolment and Student Engagement Officer in the Student Business Centre.   

  • Study Tour
    The Study Tour requires approval from the Faculty. (Please note that Additional Costs are associated with this subject).
  • Business Internship
    The Internship requires a GPA credit average and requires approval from the Faculty with an application to the Career Development Centre.
  • Special Topic
    The Special Topic is only available in exceptional circumstances and requires Program Director's approval.

The total program fees for the Master of Business Administration are:

  • $54,246
  • $56,373

Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic entry requirements

We focus on creating a complementary cohort of students drawn from diverse backgrounds and cultures. You will need to demonstrate strong academic achievement as well as the potential and motivation to assume global leadership roles. Each application is assessed on an individual basis.

Entry into the MBA requires the following:

  • Minimum three years’ work experience
  • Quality undergraduate degree from a recognised institution.
  • Cover letter detailing your career goals, future ambitions and experience.
  • Two professional referee reports.
  • Interview with the program director may be required.

Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

Bond University calendar

How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form. To find out more about the application process please refer to How to Apply.

Program variations

Why Bond Business School

We run three full semesters a year with intakes in January, May and September. This means you can start when you’re ready and finish your degree sooner. Studying full time, you can complete a 12-subject Master’s in 16 months or, with Business School approval, just 12 months.

Bond Business School

Our programs are developed and delivered by experienced business directors, executives, senior managers, entrepreneurs and academics who regularly consult to industry. Academics have an open door policy that means they will not only know you by name, they’ll actively mentor your progress.

Bond Business School

At Bond Business School, we put as much emphasis on the ‘business’ as we do on the ‘school’ — Bringing the corporate world into the classroom and the classroom into the corporate world. Our unique approach will ensure you develop the leadership and entrepreneurial skills. 

Bond Business School

Group dynamics

One of the key benefits of studying in small classes is the relationships you build with fellow students through our dynamic discussion-based lectures and tutorials.

Average class:
41% female
22 nationalities
60% international

Our typical MBA student in 2016:
male
31 years old
nine years work experience
international

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